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More S. Korean Companies Adopting Blind Recruitment

More S. Korean Companies Adopting Blind Recruitment

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Over the past two years, a growing number of South Korean businesses have introduced so-called ‘blind recruiting’ practices, where companies hire employees without being informed of their academic, geographic, and gender information. Saramin, an online job portal, conducted a survey of 821 companies, 31.5 percent of which said they [...]

More than Half of Job Seekers Want to Work Overseas – But Not in Japan

More than Half of Job Seekers Want to Work Overseas – But Not in Japan

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of South Korean job seekers want career experiences overseas, a recent study revealed. Saramin, an online job search platform, conducted a survey of 3,545 adults, 55 percent of whom said they wanted to work overseas. More male respondents (60.5 percent) wanted to work overseas than women [...]

S. Koreans Change Jobs 2.5 Times on Average; Strong Will to Work Overseas

S. Koreans Change Jobs 2.5 Times on Average; Strong Will to Work Overseas

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean office workers experience switch jobs 2.5 times on average during their career, a recent report has showed. Among East Asian countries, in particular, South Koreans had the highest willingness to work abroad. Global human resource consulting firm PersolKelly Consulting on Wednesday announced the results of its “APAC Workforce [...]

6 in 10 Koreans Want to Work After Retirement

6 in 10 Koreans Want to Work After Retirement

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — More than six out of every ten South Koreans continue to work after retirement, which is high compared to other developed countries. The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) conducted an online survey in September last year of 1,000 people with voting rights in 16 countries, including South Korea, the [...]