Ministry of Strategy and Finance holds 2023 Public Organization Recruitment Information Fair
The Ministry of Strategy and Finance held the 2023 Public Organization Recruitment Information Fair at the Yangjae aT Center in Seoul for two days from Wednesday, February 1st to Thursday, February 2nd.
The fair is an event that provides employment information and employment know-how to job seekers, and has resumed as an offline event after three years.
The fair also introduced a recruitment counselor for the disabled and an all-in-one consulting this year. 138 public institutions consulted job seekers with recruitment information and strategies and 34 public institutions provided more detailed information to job seekers through recruitment briefings.
The Ministry has actively promoted that it will extend the language proficiency recognition period required for employment in public institutions to up to 5 years from 2023.
Minister Choo said that the target for new recruitment in public institutions for 2023 will be pushed to the level of 22,000 + 丟, similar as the previous year, and the number of youth interns will increase to 21,000, an increase of 2,000 from last year, and they will be given research and analysis tasks.
He said that in 2023, the rate of hiring high school graduates in public institutions will increase to more than 8%, higher than last year, and the employment rate for the disabled will increase to 4%.
Deputy Prime Minister Choo Kyong-Ho meets with Senior Vice President Gita Gopinath of the IMF
On January 31st, Minister Choo met with IMF Senior Vice President Gita Gopinath.
Gopinath is visiting Korea to expand communication with major Asian member countries and she is the first IMF senior vice president to visit Korea in 11 years since David Lipton's last visit.
The two shared opinions on global economic trends and Korean economic policies, and discussed ways to cooperate between Korea and the IMF including about the World Economic Outlook.
Gopinath positively evaluated the fact that Korea maintains consistency between fiscal and monetary policies, the financial and foreign exchange sectors are incomparably sound in the past, and responds quickly to last year's short-term market instability through cooperation with related organizations.
Gopinath expressed gratitude for Korea's active participation in the IMF capacity development project and requested an expansion of contributions from the Korea-IMF KSA.
Choo expressed his appreciation for Gopinath's visit to Korea and requested interest for the IMF president's visit to Korea and a successful event regarding the Korea-IMF joint conference to be held this year.
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