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70 pct of S. Korean Men Willing to Take Parental Leave

70 pct of S. Korean Men Willing to Take Parental Leave

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — With the newly amended legislation on equal employment, parents will now be able to simultaneously take paid parental leave starting on February 28. A recent study showed that a majority of male office workers are willing to take parental leave, reflecting improving perceptions towards parents raising children together. JobKorea, [...]

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a recent survey, men and women in South Korea see different reasons for the recent increase in individuals who are deciding to remain single. According to a survey of 2,009 provincial residents conducted by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, men chose the burden of childbirth and childcare, accounting [...]

Male Cosmetics Brands Focus on Generation Z

Male Cosmetics Brands Focus on Generation Z

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Male cosmetics brands are focusing on communicating with Generation Z men, who will become power buyers in a few years. AmorePacific Corp., the nation’s No. 1 cosmetics company which launched its men’s makeup brand BeREADY on Friday, has been working hard to generate Generation Z fandom from the very [...]

Generation Z Men Drive Growth of Cosmetics Industry

Generation Z Men Drive Growth of Cosmetics Industry

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The cosmetics industry is paying close attention to a surge in interest in makeup for generation Z men. It is noteworthy that AmorePacific Corp., the nation’s No. 1 cosmetics company, on Friday launched its first male makeup brand, BeREADY, 74 years after its foundation. One of the data sources [...]

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The gap between men and women is significant in the opinion of ancestral rites, a major topic for the upcoming Chuseok holiday. According to a survey of 656 union members conducted by the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), 16.7 percent of men said they wanted their offspring to [...]