How to Get Your Stimulus Checks in South Korea [April 2021]

How to Get Your Stimulus Check in South Korea

How to Get Your Stimulus Checks in South Korea [April 2021]


Are you an expat in South Korea?

Then, you can get the same benefits as Korean citizens.

Korea has been offering coronavirus stimulus checks for since last year as cash wired to your bank account.

Let’s check out which stimulus check you can get in April, 2021!

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The Ultimate Guide to Doing Business in South Korea [2021]

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The Ultimate Guide to Doing Business in South Korea [2021]


This post covers everything you need to know about Korean Business Etiquette.

It explains how to have a successful business meeting including:

  • What to wear
  • What to say
  • What to bring
  • How to act
  • and more!

I worked at a Korean company for 5 years and started a business I’ve been running since 2013.

Here’s what I’ve learned!

modern Korean business etiquette

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3 Hassle-free Ways to Get a Korean Credit Card as an Expat [2021]

3 Hassle-free Ways to Get a Korean Credit Card

3 Hassle-free Ways to Get a Korean Credit Card as an Expat [2021]


This post will walk you through the Korean credit card application process step-by-step.

It covers:

  • What you need
  • Where to apply
  • Which card to get
  • and more!

I’ve applied for many a Korean credit card over the past 10 years (and even been successful a few times).

Let’s dive right in!

3 Hassle-free Ways to Get a Korean Credit Card

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How to Pass your Korean Job Interview [2021]

How to Pass your Korean Job Interview

How to Pass your Korean Job Interview [2021]


This step-by-step guide shows you how to ace your job interview at a Korean company.

It includes:

  • Essential tips for video and in-person interviews
  • How to make a good impression
  • What to avoid
  • And more!

I worked as an overseas recruiter in South Korea for five years. Here’s what I learned.

Let’s dive right it in!

How to Pass your Korean Job Interview

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15 Reasons Why You Should Live in Korea (and 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t)

15 Reasons Why You Should Live in Korea

15 Reasons Why You Should Live in Korea (and 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t)


This guide will show why you should or shouldn’t move to South Korea.

It covers:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Things to do
  • Health and Safety
  • and More!

I lived in South Korea for ten years and even started a business there. Here’s what I’ve learned from the experience.

Let’s dive right in!

15 Reasons Why You Should Live in Korea

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Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking [2021]

Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking

Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking [2021]


Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking

This post will walk you through the Korean bank account application process step-by-step.

It covers:

  • What the new requirements are
  • Where to apply
  • Which tax forms to file
  • How to set up Corporate Banking
  • and more!

I’ve had Korean bank accounts since 2006 for both personal and business use.

Let’s dive right in!

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How to Start a Business in South Korea [2021]

How to Start a Business in South Korea [2021]

How to Start a Business in South Korea [2021]


This step-by-step guide covers everything you need to know about starting a business in South Korea as an expat.

You’ll learn how to increase your chances of success as well as:

  • Which Visa you need
  • What industries to target
  • How to get clients
  • How to be successful

I gained this info while starting a company I’ve been running since 2013.

Let’s dive right in!

How to Start a Business in South Korea [2021]

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Translation, Localization and Transcreation in Plain English

Translation, Localization and Transcreation in Plain English


Not sure what the differences are between Translation, Localization and Transcreation?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

I’ve been working in translation for 10 years and I still get them confused. So, I made a handy guide to help you figure out which one you need.

Translation, Localization and Transcreation in Plain English

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Translation Terms

Translation Terms


The translation industry has been around for a while. At least since 2nd millenium BC when the Sumerian poem, Gilgamesh, was converted into other languages.

There’s so much industry jargon now, it’s hard to keep up with it.

Fortunately, we’re here to help. Here are the most common translation terms in plain English.

Translation Terms

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32 Ways to Sound like a Korean in 2021 (Feat. Kakao Emoticons)

32 Ways to Sound like a Korean in 2021 (Feat. Kakao Emoticons)


Want to know the latest Korean expressions?

The Korean language evolves at a lightning pace. Staying current can make life a lot more fun as an expat or a Korean language learner.

Here are the most frequently used expressions in Korean.

I used Kakao emoticons to better illustrate the emotions behind these expressions.

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The Top 8 Korean Translation Apps – Tested by a Korean

Top 8 Korean Translation Apps - Reviewed by a Korean

The Top 8 Korean Translation Apps – Tested by a Korean


This article compares the top 8 Korean translation apps using the same phrases.

A native Korean translator with 10 years of experience conducted the tests.

We’ll also reveal which one’s the best and unique features of each.

Let’s get to it!

Top 8 Korean Translation Apps - Reviewed by a Korean

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The Ultimate Guide to Jobs in Korea [2021]

The Ultimate Guide to Jobs in Korea

The Ultimate Guide to Jobs in Korea [2021]


This post covers all you need to know about jobs in Korea for foreigners.

It includes:

  • How to find your first job
  • The pros and cons of working in Korea
  • When to apply
  • Which Visa to get

I got my first job in South Korea in 2006 and worked at a variety of companies. Here’s what I learned from my experience.

Let’s dive right in!

The Ultimate Guide to Jobs in Korea

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How to Find the Best Korean Translation Company in 2020

How to Find the Best Korean Translation Company in 2020


Overwhelmed by the number of Korean translation companies?

Translation is estimated to be a 50 billion dollar industry in 2020.

There are thousands of translation companies in the world.

Most tackle every language under the sun.

Like going to a restaurant with a 10 page menu, they do everything, but nothing great.

That’s because they don’t specialize in one language pair and outsource to the lowest bidder. This makes sense given their high fixed costs, including office space, employees, advertising, etc.

Korean translation company

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The Top 15 Translation Blogs to Inspire you

The Top 15 Translation Blogs to Inspire you


Looking for a good translation blog?

Translators are an afterthought to most.

Even though every product you encounter has required translation in some form before it reaches you.

Fortunately, there are translators who provide vital info on the industry.

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Important Changes to Korean Import Law and Tariffs

Important Changes to Korean Import Law and Tariffs


Korean tariff and customs regulations change every few months.

Unfortunately, these updates are not provided in English.

Failure to keep track of these new amendments could result in large amounts of money being wasted.

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How Korean is Becoming Two Languages

north korean south korean government

How Korean is Becoming Two Languages


Want to know the differences between North and South Korean languages?

Koreans used to speak a common tongue, but decades of separation have led to some interesting variations.

Find out how and why the Korean language is changing.

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