Tag - Employment

Public entities to hire record numbers in 2017

South Korea’s public firms and agencies will recruit a record high of nearly 20,000 new employees next year to take part in nationwide efforts to boost the employment of young job seekers, the government said Monday. According to the recruitment plan compiled by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 321 state-funded organizations will hire an all-time high of 19,862 new employees in 2017, up about 1,300 from this year’s plan of 18,518. The figure had risen from 17,323 in 2013 [...]