Working in Korea: Job Titles Explained by a Korean

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This post covers the most common Korean job titles and their duties.

It will show you how to find out:

  • who is important
  • how to address them
  • where they rank in the chain of command

We also explain how long it takes to get promoted to each role.

Let’s get to it!

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Understanding Korean job titles can make or break your first impression

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Insider Tips: 17 Korean Online Shopping Sites You Have to Try [2022]

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Korean Online Shopping Sites You Must Try [2021]

This post will show you the most useful websites for your Korean online shopping fix.

I recently moved back to South Korea after five years of slow travel and had to furnish an entire house, buy groceries and become a functioning member of society again.

I’ve categorized the websites by:

  • Groceries
  • Discount Retailers
  • Classifieds
  • Pharmacy and Cosmetics
  • And more!

Let’s dive right in!

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Korean Business Essentials: How to Negotiate Anything in South Korea [2022]

How to Negotiate Anything in South Korea

This step-by-step guide shows you how to negotiate salary and business terms in Korea.

It includes:

  • Getting a higher salary
  • Asking for a raise
  • Maximizing business meetings
  • What to avoid
  • And more!

I’ve been running a business in Korea since 2013. Here’s what I learned.

Let’s dive right it in!

How to Negotiate Anything in South Korea

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Top 29 Korean Apps you Need to Try [2022]

The Top 29 Korean Apps

This post covers popular apps and websites you can use in South Korea.

I use them to discover cute cafes, get deals on hotels and find discounts on Airpods in Korea. Once you’ve tried these apps, you won’t be able to live without them.

I’ve categorized them by travel, living, health and entertainment.

Let’s check them out!

The Top 29 Korean Apps

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The Complete Guide to Korean Business Fashion and Stylish Office Outfits [2022]

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Koreans take that “clothes make the man” saying to the next level. The style of outfits you wear at work can actually shape your destiny.

This post covers everything you need to know about Korean office fashion and dress codes.

I’ll explain which outfits are appropriate for men and women and what to avoid.

I learned about dress codes during my first corporate gig in South Korea.

Let’s dive right in!

The Complete Guide to Korean Business Fashion

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Korean Business Essentials: The Ultimate Guide to Doing Business in South Korea [2022]

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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!

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Insider Tips: 3 Hassle-free Ways to Get a Korean Credit Card as an Expat [2022]

3 Hassle-free Ways to Get a Korean Credit Card

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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Working in Korea: How to Pass your Job Interview [2022]

How to Pass your Korean Job Interview

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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Insider Tips: Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking [2022]

Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking

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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Korean Business Essentials: How to Start a Company in South Korea [2022]

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’ve been running a company in Korea since 2013.

Here’s how I’ve done it!

How to Start a Business in South Korea [2021]

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