Support Services For Foreign Spouses Of Korean Nationals

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

Continue Reading

Differences In Work Ethics Between Korea And The West

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

Continue Reading

2016-2017 Immigration Policy Changes/Updates

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

Continue Reading

Working As A Foreign Salesclerk In Korea

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

Continue Reading

How to survive your first week of living and working in Korea?

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.

Continue Reading

Working As An Event Planner In Korea

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

Continue Reading

Coming To Korea: What Not To Expect

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

Continue Reading