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Getting a Part-time Convenience Store Job Almost Impossible

Getting a Part-time Convenience Store Job Almost Impossible

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — According to convenience store industry watchers on Sunday, it has become almost impossible to find part-time work at convenience stores due to the increase in the minimum wage this year. With sales declining due to a sluggish economy and excessive competition, convenience store owners are having trouble paying part-time [...]

2 in 5 Millennial Job Seekers Would Accept Part-time Work, Study Shows

2 in 5 Millennial Job Seekers Would Accept Part-time Work, Study Shows

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Two out of five South Koreans in their 20s and 30s said they wouldn’t mind working as a part-timer. Job Korea and Albamon, South Korea’s top two job search portals, conducted a survey on 1,200 people born between 1982 and 2000, asking them about their preference for full-time or [...]

Gallery Duty Free Selects 3 Part-Timers for $20,000 Weekly Pay

Gallery Duty Free Selects 3 Part-Timers for $20,000 Weekly Pay

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Galleria Duty Free 63, a duty-free store run by Hanwha Galleria, said Thursday it has picked three part-timers who will get paid US$20,000 for one week of marketing and brand-advertising activities.  Galleria Duty Free 63 put out the ad for the high-paid part-timers after fully opening its outlet in [...]

Rising Number of Working Women in Their 50s and 60s

Rising Number of Working Women in Their 50s and 60s

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of Korean women in their 50s and 60s who work selective part-time jobs has increased in the past year. A selective part-time job is a form of a temporary employment that offers the complete benefits typically received by full-time employees, such as insurance and welfare, but gives [...]

Tight Job Market Drives Young Generation to Part-time Work

Tight Job Market Drives Young Generation to Part-time Work

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Severe youth unemployment is pushing unemployed university degree holders to the part-time job market. According to a report released by the Korea Research Institute for Vocation Education and Training (KRIVET) on May 28, 69 percent of unemployed university graduates have worked part-time jobs after their graduation. By gender, more women [...]

Korean Women Prefer Part-time Jobs to Full-time Ones

Korean Women Prefer Part-time Jobs to Full-time Ones

SEOUL, Korea, Feb 28 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a recent survey, quite a number of Korean women seeking a job wants to be a part-timer rather than a full-timer. According to the survey conducted by FindJob, a job portal, asking 909 women aged of or more 25 on their job preference, 44.2 percent responded [...]