Part of my ongoing effort to keep up to date on events occurring in South Korea, I joined Entrepreneurs In Seoul Facebook group. Tony is another member within the group and he recently launched a new venture Entrepreneur Korea. I asked if he would be willing to share with Korean Convenience readers about his experiences? The following interview was written by Tony about his experiences … Continue reading Entrepreneur Korea Interview
Seoul Startups Informational Interview In my continuous search to connect and highlight entrepreneurs involved in the startup scene in South Korea, I was referred to Seoul Startups. Seoul Startups is administered by Marta, a native from Poland, who has lived in Korea for 14 years. After years of working in a corporation, she has transitioned to a freelancer with the goal of assisting entrepreneurs in … Continue reading A Platform For Entrepreneurs: Seoul Startups
Korea Business Informational By Ahn Sehoon Ahn Sehoon is the manager at Seoul Global Center in Korea. The Seoul Business Agency was established to promote and develop industries in Korea. In addition, it provides comprehensive and systematic support to SMEs(Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) located in Seoul.” The Seoul Global Center business team is operated by the SBA, on behalf of the Seoul City … Continue reading Starting A Business In Korea
Korean Celebrity Hot Spots Every generation, fans follow handsome young boyband groups with an almost cult-like following. The phenomenon of Kpop’s popularity has bought South Korean artists to the mainstream in the United States. With so many Kpop artist touring in the United States it’s no longer difficult to see them in concert. However, where can you see the artist hanging out during their downtime. … Continue reading Kpop Artist Hangouts In L.A.
Foreign Job Opportunities In South Korea When I first decided I wanted to move to South Korea I begin to look for work overseas. I know that I didn’t want to teach students, however, I didn’t know what other options where available. Here are some additional job opportunities in addition to teaching English in South Korea. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES USAJobs If you’re a United States … Continue reading Non-Teaching Jobs: South Korea
Final Exam At Hankuk University My semester at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Korean language program was coming to an end. The teacher wrote on the blackboard the schedule for the finals. This test would determine if I could transfer to level 2. I couldn’t believe what she wrote on the board. The test would be held over the course of the next three days. … Continue reading South Korea School System