● Lee Ji-min(Department of Tourism Management)My name is Lee Ji-min, the new KMG Editor-in-chief. This year, I undertook this important duty in the Gazette. I think there are many things I lack. However, I learned many things as a KMG reporter last year, so I will do my best to make the Gazette better. Furthermore, I studied English to improve my English writing skills during winter vacation with the other reporters. At the Gazette, we always do our best to improve our abilities to write good articles. We will also continue to strive further to make the Gazette better.● Choi Eun-gyu(Department
Have you ever stayed in a nice hotel? If you have, you probably saw a perfectly made bed with a piece of chocolate on the pillow and fresh flowers on the table when you entered the room. This is one way that hotel employees work for hotel guests; they take care of all of the details to deliver the best experience. The person who makes sure that there are details like this is the hotel manager.RoleA hotel manager manages all of hotel employees. Hotel employees are divided into back office staff and front office staff. Back office employees have job similar to other kinds of companies. The front
Fashion merchandisers are experts in fashion distribution. They are also managers who do everything to sell fashion products. They control planning, producing, launching, selling, and marketing. They predict fashion trends and the needs of consumers for the upcoming season on the basis of market analysis. They also manage production, the making of sample patterns and products, sales, and promotion.RoleFashion merchandisers manage projects and promotions for selling fashion items. They also control the whole distribution process of their goods including production, launch, sales, and marketing.
UNESCO is an organization in the United Nations which promotes international cooperation in education, science, and culture. Since 1945, the Korean National Commission for UNESCO has supported various activities in Korea and abroad. I will introduce being a KNCU worker.QualificationsAnyone who has graduated from university can apply, but you need an English score. KNCU accepts scores from English tests such as TEPS, TOEIC, TOEFL, and FLEX. Applicants must get over 900 on TOEIC, 770 on TEPS, 105 on TOEFL IBT, or 792 on FLEX. TEPS speaking, TOEIC speaking, OPIC, and internships give extra points
The Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) is a Korean government agency which enforces consumer protection policies and regulations, supervises businesses and product testing, and responds to consumer complaints. The Gazette will look at the job of an office worker in the KCA.RoleKCA office workers have a variety of duties. Their main duties are consumer counseling and informing consumers about their rights and KCA policies. They listen to consumer complaints and try to find solutions. They also examine the system for consumer rights and suggest improvements. They also communicate with the business sect
Many students have an interest in human rights. They hope to work at an NGO or an international organization related to human rights. Korea has a human rights organization, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea. The NHRC was established in 2001. The NHRC plays a role in making policies, conducting investigations, and education related to human rights in cooperation with other organizations. RoleThe commission improves human rights policy through research on laws and policies related to human rights. If people suffer human rights abuses or discriminatory acts from public institutions or
A financial institution is an institution that provides financial services for its clients. South Korean financial institutions consist of the banking sector, like the Bank of Korea, and the non-banking sector, for example, Samsung Venture Investment. A bank clerk is an employee of a financial institution who deals with customers and receives and pays out money.RoleBank clerks have a variety of duties. Their main duties are depositing customers’ money, currency exchange, receiving utility bills like electricity and water, and issuing credit and check cards. In addition, bank clerks accept appl
KODIT is the abbreviation of the Korea Credit Guarantee Fund. The government felt an institution was necessary to support small and medium-sized enterprises. Therefore, the government founded KODIT in 1976. Financial clerks in KODIT do various work to support small and medium-sized companies.RoleThe main work of KODIT is to guarantee small and medium-sized enterprises because they have weaker ability to repay debt than big companies. If a company applies for a guarantee to KODIT, financial clerks plan how to investigate whether the company is eligible for a guarantee. After planning, they coll