On October 31, 2017, the Seoul Metropolitan Government will host the 2017 Job Fair for Foreign Residents from 10am until 5pm at COEX Hall D1 to provide foreigners with an opportunity to find employment at domestic companies and offer domestic companies a chance to hire a foreign work force and move one step closer to advance into the overseas market.
This year marks the fourth anniversary of the Job Fair for Foreign Residents. 49 companies and 2,082 job seekers participated in the 2015 job fair and 50 of them found employment. As for the 2016 job fair, 63 companies and 2,120 job seekers took part, with 65 people succeeding in landing a job.
60 domestic companies will attend this year’s job fair including those that are aiming at advancing into overseas markets, large- and medium-sized companies that are expanding their foreign customer services inside Korea such as Woori Bank and Webzen as well as promising small- and medium-sized companies.
Job seekers may receive information on each participating company and engage in a one-on-one interview at recruitment booths. HR managers of participating companies can use the interview management system to systematically manage everything from confirmation of the interview schedule to completion of hiring. Other services offered at the job fair include Vocational Aptitude Test (Kookmin University), Interview Clinic (Dongguk University), Resume Clinic (Chung-Ang University), Makeup and Image Consulting and Resume Photo Service.
All foreigners seeking employment can register and request interviews (interviews are conducted on a first-come-first-served basis) through the job fair website (www.seouljobfair.com) until October 27, 2017. On-site registration on the day of the fair is also possible. If you wish to register on-site, please bring your resume and letter of self-introduction to participate in job interviews.