Dress Tips for Foreign Professionals on Their First Day in Korea

Starting a new job can be very intimidating, and the pressure to make a good impression is sometimes scarier than actually doing the work itself. For those starting work in a foreign country, this is especially true, as they must contend with adapting to a completely new cultural and professional environment.  Often times the first […]

Effective Strategies for Working in Korea Without Speaking Korean

The South Korean job market offers a plethora of opportunities for international professionals, even if you do not speak Korean fluently. While language proficiency can certainly be an advantage, it is possible to succeed and thrive in a Korean workplace without being fluent in the language. In this article, we will explore strategies and tips […]

Collecting Content as a Content Marketer

Have you ever seen the K-drama Startup? It’s a unique piece of K-content centering around Bae Suzy (Miss A’s Bae Suzy) as she aspires to build a virtual reality company from the ground up. In the show, she markets content, providing a unique product and winning over investors with her suave charm. Working at DIOKOS […]

What It’s Like Having Daily Lunch With My CEO

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Visiting Seoul Sahmyook Middle School: Seeing A Korean Middle School

When my boss and CEO of KoreaAgain asked if me and my fellow intern wanted to accompany him to a talk at a local Korean Middle School, I immediately said yes! As mentioned in my article “I’m Interning in Seoul As A Foreigner For the Summer! Here’s Why You Should Too”, I discussed that one […]

Learning New Skills at Your Korean Internship

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Startups in Korea: D-Camp

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Professional Experiences in Seoul: A Typical Workday

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} How is working in Korea? Perhaps one of the most prominent questions that any foreign student asks themselves before coming. It can be a daunting thought; working in a completely unfamiliar environment while still integrating into the culture has many new challenges associated […]

The Last Supper of DIOKOS

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Four beloved members have moved on from the DIOKOS family. Dillon Tran, a hilarious and upbeat marketing intern whose presence uplifted each room he entered. Kyra Aligaen, one of the founding members of the KoreaAgain website. A bright and understanding soul who embodied […]

Interning for the Summer in Seoul

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} As I’m writing this article, it marks my eleventh day in Seoul, South Korea. Here, I am currently a Marketing Intern for KoreaAgain, a subsidiary of DIOKOS Inc. The very act of writing these words feels surreal. As a native of Southern California, […]