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67% of Companies Plan to Hire This Year

Written: 2024-03-03 13:55:08Updated: 2024-03-03 14:18:47

67% of Companies Plan to Hire This Year

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A survey finds that nearly 67 percent of South Korean companies plan to hire this year.

According to the survey commissioned by the Korea Enterprises Federation, 66-point-eight percent of 500 companies said they have a recruitment plan this year.

In the January survey of 500 companies with 100 or more employees, 22-point-two percent said their hiring plan has not been decided yet, while eleven percent said they have no plan to add employees.

Of the companies planning to hire, 57-point-five percent said their hiring will be similar to last year, while 14-point-seven percent said they will increase hiring compared to last year, and eight-point-seven percent said otherwise.

As for the factor that recruiters weigh most heavily when evaluating job applicants, 74-point-six percent of the companies named relevant experience, while nine-point-four percent cited personality and attitude.

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