Coupang generated the third-largest number of jobs in Korea in the third quarter after Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor, according to data provided by the National Pension Service and industry tracker CEO Score.
People walk into the advisory center for emergency employment relief grants at the Korea Employment Information Service in Jung District, central Seoul, on Monday.
Eastar Jet’s pilot union on Tuesday requested the cash-strapped airline file for court receivership and withdraw its plan to lay off more than 600 employees.
Korea's Labor Ministry has published guidelines defining "remote work" and how exactly companies should manage employees working from home.
Internet-only banks are promising fat paychecks and a shorter-than-ever hiring process to bring in as many IT developers to get ahead in the digital transformation of finance.
Major firms, especially telecom and technology companies, are abandoning Korea's traditional biannual mass recruitment system following the Covid-19 outbreak.
Incheon International Airport’s attempt to offer salaried jobs to its subcontracted workers continues to flounder, as some lost their jobs entirely after failing tests to be upgraded.
Korea lost 277,000 jobs in July, the fifth monthly decline as the coronavirus squeezed the economy.
Unemployment benefits paid out by the government hit an all-time high in July, reaching nearly 1.2 trillion won ($1.01 billion). They benefit have been breaking records every month since February, when the coronavirus crisis hit Korea.
Government ministries have been rolling out new plans to recruit and foster talent to contribute to the government's Digital New Deal initiative. The plans, however, are already facing a backlash due to a lack of efficiency.