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Invasive Job Recruiting Procedures Still Prevail at Korean Companies

Invasive Job Recruiting Procedures Still Prevail at Korean Companies

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite perpetual criticism of the perfection-seeking recruitment process at Korean companies, a recent study has revealed that prying job application requirements and academic background-driven employment systems are still prevalent among the majority of domestic firms.  The study was carried out by the Ministry of Employment & Labor and Korea [...]

Physical Appearance Still Influences Recruiting Decisions in Korea

Physical Appearance Still Influences Recruiting Decisions in Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The recruitment process at Korea’s top conglomerates, and even at smaller companies, is a grueling experience. There is a first interview, followed by a second, and sometimes, a third. But before the interviews comes an in-house personality and aptitude test that is the worst of SAT and GRE Math; [...]

Young Workers Still Trapped in Unskilled Labor or Temporary Contract Positions

Young Workers Still Trapped in Unskilled Labor or Temporary Contract Positions

SEJONG, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – More young Koreans ended up working unskilled labor and temporary contract jobs last year. Employment figures show that many young people of working age even accepted employment opportunities that were far below their qualifications and capabilities. According to a recently published report entitled “Recent Employment Trend of Younger Generation and [...]