The number of Koreans marrying foreigners has skyrocketed in recent years. Foreign spouses, mostly women from other Asian countries,are increasingly becoming an important part of the Korean population. According to a survey, as of September 2013 the single largest group of marriage migrants was Vietnamese women, nearly 40,000. Non-Korean Chinese and ethnic-Korean Chinese women formed
It’s that time of year again! And no I don’t mean Christmas…..I mean end-of-year tax settlement time. The basic rules to apply for tax refund are the same for both Korean nationals and foreign residents. However, income tax deduction rules are different for foreigners depending on their jobs. Withholding Tax Foreigners working in Korea, are
Working in Korea is a very different experience than what you maybe used to in your home country. It is very important to understand and mindful of these differences. The lack of understanding can lead to disagreements and misunderstandings. Usually, these disputes occur due to differences in culture, language and work habits. These arguments are
Every year the immigration and visa policies/laws are amended. It can be difficult to keep up to date on the new changes. Last week while renewing my visa, I realized that there have been several updates to the existing visa policies. The information is, at times, not readily available. Sometimes, the jargon used is too
If you have a warm, friendly personality and you love helping others, you may be well suited to work as a salesclerk in South Korea. You can work as a foreign salesclerk or as a salesclerk within Duty Free Shops or Jeju Special Self-governing Province. Job Responsibilities As a foreign salesclerk you engage in sales
South Korea is unarguably one of THE best places to teach English. Along with a good salary, Korea also offers some awesome benefits. For example: free housing, contract completion bonus, healthcare, pension benefits and airfare reimbursement. A lot of recent college graduates are also attracted to Korea because unlike other countries Korea takes first-time teachers.
Do you love organizing events and meetings? Do you enjoy throwing parties? If your answer is ‘Yes’ then how about working as an Event planner or Event coordinator. Foreigners can work as Event planner in South Korea. Job Responsibilities Event coordinators plan everything from exhibition, weddings to large expos and trade shows. You are responsible
Everyday you hear people say things like: ‘I got a great job offer and I’m considering moving to Korea for a year’,’Im fresh out of college and looking to travel and broaden my horizons, ‘I want to seek adventure in a new world’ and so on. Every year thousands of foreigners arrive in Korea. Many