What is the best way for a male college graduate to get a job teaching english in Seoul, S Korea?
I've been looking at craigslist, and I've been talking to a company called Gone2Korea. Does anyone have any advice? Care to share any experiences? I'm specifically looking to go to Seoul, but if there are other similar cities where I'd get better pay/housing and still get the same experience/night life let me know!
Asked By: - 1/11/2010
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Rule #1 when job hunting in Korea is be prepared to walk away. If you've spent any time looking for jobs and reading up on working in Korea then you've probably come across hagwon horror stories. Some of these might include, but are not limited too: not paid on time, overworked, not worked enough, no medical insurance... More
Answered By: abbefarialit - 1/12/2010
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At my university I saw pamphlets and people coming to recruit students for a program called TALK. I don't know if it helps but you might want to look into it, they seem nice.
Answered By: Liz - 1/11/2010
If you have your bachelor's, then I know someone personal that could help you out. Have your resume, current photo, diploma/official transcripts, and email ready then send it to me and I'll let him know. He came here 5 years ago and has been through everything imaginable. He is also opening his own academy with a... More
Answered By: state808 - 1/11/2010
Forget craigslist. Go to www.eslcafe.com and start browsing jobs. I recommend that you avoid recruiters. Instead, go for the ads posted by actual schools. Just start emailing your resume. Within a few days you should start getting bites. Sometimes it only takes a few hours (as was the case with my first contract... More
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