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Big companies disclose new hire plans

Next month, conglomerates including Samsung and LG will start their regular recruitment process for the second half of the year. Finance companies also announced their plans to hire.

Samsung Group said it will hire 13,000 new employees next month, which brings the total number of new hires for the year to 26,100. It is set to recruit 4,500 college graduates, 2,500 workers with previous experience in related fields, 1,500 community college graduates and 4,000 high school graduates.

For college graduates, the company will accept applications from Monday through Saturday of next week, and applicants will take the Samsung Aptitude Test on Sept. 16. Interviews will take place in October and physical checkups in November.

Of the 4,500 college graduates, 500 new employees will be from low income families.

LG group said it will hire 7,700 new workers in the second half of the year, including 3,000 college graduates, 800 people with some previous work experience and a college diploma, 3,400 high school graduates, and 500 engineers. The total is almost double the 4,000 new hires of the same time last year.

LG Hausys, the group’s interior design subsidiary, starts accepting applications from Saturday.

LG Electronics will accept applications from Monday to September 21. The electronics company said it will hire more engineers.

LG Innotek, a display component maker, is also looking for engineers. It is accepting applications from Monday to September 12.

SK Group said it will hire 3,000 more people in the second half of the year after it hired 4,100 in the first half.

Hyundai Motor Company says it will recruit some employees next month but didn’t give details.

The Lotte Group starts its recruitment process Tuesday to hire 6,600 more employees. Korean Air has scheduled its hiring of 1,355 new employees after October this year, a little more than the 1,311 it hired in the first half. It is not hiring any high school graduates this time.

By Lee Sun-min []
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