How to Negotiate Anything in South Korea [2021]

How to Negotiate Anything in South Korea

How to Negotiate Anything in South Korea [2021]


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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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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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]


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!

Everything you Need to Know about Korean Banking

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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 Quit your Job Right in South Korea [2021]

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How to Quit your Job Right in South Korea [2021]


This step-by-step guide shows you how to quit your job in South Korea as an expat.

You’ll learn how to resign legally as well as:

  • How much notice to give
  • What’s expected of you
  • Where to get help if you need it
  • How to avoid getting penalized
  • And more!

Let’s dive right it in!

Quitting your Job Right in South Korea

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How to Get Severance Pay in South Korea as an Expat [2021]

How to Get Severance Pay in South Korea as an Expat [2021]


This step-by-step guide shows you how to get severance pay (퇴직금) in South Korea as an expat.

You’ll learn how to speed up the process as well as:

  • What to do if your employer doesn’t want to pay
  • Where to file a claim
  • What information you need to present

Let’s dive right it in!

How to Get Severance Pay in South Korea as an Expat

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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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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 shows you how to have a successful business meeting and:

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

I used these techniques while working at a Korean company for 5 years, and to start a company I’ve been running since 2013.

These simple tips will help you avoid major mistakes when doing business in Korea.

Let’s dive right in!

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Korean Job Titles Explained by a Local

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Korean Job Titles Explained by a Local


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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The Ultimate Guide to Jobs in Korea [2021]

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 experiences.

Let’s dive right in!

The Ultimate Guide to Jobs in Korea

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The Best Gifts for Korean Business Visitors

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The Best Gifts for Korean Business Visitors


Need to make a good impression on a Korean business visitor?

This guide will help you find the perfect gift for them.

I’ve used these tips to close deals with dozens of companies in Korea.

The gifts are categorized by gender and title of the recipient.

Let’s get to it!

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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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21 Interesting, Funny and Tragic Translation Errors

21 Interesting, Funny and Tragic Translation Errors


Translation is an after-thought for most businesses.

We get it.

Slick company mousepads and employee trips to Disneyworld are a priority, while communicating with customers takes a backseat.

To be fair, it’s not easy to find a good translation company.

Rather than get preachy about how bad translation will ruin your business, here are some amusing and tragic examples of when it goes wrong.

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