“People usually assume that startup culture automatically means freedom and equality." But for those entering the sector, disappointment may await.
A battle going on at Paris Baguette, South Korea's best known franchise bakery, could set a tasty precedent for employment practices in the country.
A job fair for foreigners highlights how S. Korea wants to hire more foreigners. Opportunities are still limited to jobs requiring language skills.
Call them what you want: mad bitches, nasty women. The women who comprise most of S. Korea's irregular workforce continue to fight for their rights.
Having to say things like "Dear customer, I love you" when a customer service rep answers calls is one reason emotional labor became a hot issue in Korea.
Security guards at South Korea's apartment complexes will likely lose their jobs in the future. But while they still work, they should be treated better.
Discrimination is rampant in the job search process for many applicants. A law levying fines on companies for asking certain questions is not a solution.
Weekly Brief on South Korean News: August 22nd - August 28th