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Korean career women still left out of the “boys club”

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A close friend of mine is worried she will lose her job next year. This is despite the fact that she has been in that position for more than five years. Nevertheless her employers (a national company) may decide to terminate her employment as it is easier for them to higher a new person on a contract basis rather than employ her as permanent staff.

While I understand this is a common problem around the world, she is concerned about not being able to find another job. This friend is the only woman in her office, making the fact that she has continued to do her job successfully for so many years a mighty achievement. I wonder how long a man working in an office full of women would last. Read more…

Written by BiancaZAR

October 20, 2009 at 11:14 pm