The following was extracted from a recent interview with me about how to thrive in a Korean company.
"What are some of the biggest Korean companies that are hiring non-Koreans, and for what?"
"The Korean economy is dominated by a relatively small number of large business groups, commonly referred to as the chaebol. These include household names like Samsung, Hyundai and LG, as well as smaller business groups and independent companies.
I recently read that nearly a hundred Korean retailers have set up franchise networks overseas, and that is another way in which the Korean business presence is growing throughout the world.
When hiring local talent for overseas branch offices and subsidiaries, Korean companies are looking for people who can help them understand and be effective in the local markets.
On the other hand, there are opportunities to work in Korea for those same and other Korean companies and organizations if you have skills and resources that Korean companies can’t easily source in Korea."