Employ Candidates Compliantly in South Korea

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Global Employer of Record in South Korea

Global employment services

Willing to hire international workforce in South Korea? We are here to help you.

Send us your project details here, and we will be happy to employ your international workforce on your behalf in South Korea in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on South Korea:

  • Location – South Korea is located in Asia and shares borders with North Korea.
  • Capital – The capital city of South Korea is Seoul.
  • Population – South Korea has a population of about 48.6 million and it covers the area of 99,313 sq. km (38,345 sq. miles).
  • Labor force – The labor force participation rate in South Korea in 2017 is 62.80 percent with an average of 60.69 percent from 1982 until 2017.
  • Currency – The national currency of South Korea is Won (KRW).
  • Holidays – There are about 17 national holidays in South Korea: New Year’s Day, Seollal Holiday, Seollal, Seollal Holiday, Seollal (Observed Holiday), Independence Movement Day, Children’s Day, Temporary Holiday, Buddha’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Liberation Day, Chuseok Holiday, Chuseok, Chuseok Holiday, National Foundation Day, angeul Proclamation Day, Christmas Day.

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in South Korea to have a presence on this market. With local legislative peculiarities, the challenge is to engage global workforce in a risk-free and cost-effective manner.

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed a global employment, aka International Employer of Record (EOR) payroll solution to help global companies, just like yours, expand their international reach or engage the brightest global talent with their projects. If you are seeking to reinforce your internal team with the expertise of a global talent based in South Korea, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from South Korea in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, South Korea has its own employment nuances, which must be fully observed to ensure 100% compliance. Trust us to handle the global employment and HR side of your workforce management in South Korea so you are sure that none of these nuances are missed and that your employees are employed and payrolled properly and compliantly.

Employer of Record solution in South Korea

Global Employer of Record is an integrated solution that is designated to help you rise to the daunting challenges of hiring and managing your remote employees in South Korea, which includes:

  • familiarizing with the country’s employment legislation
  • onboarding of employees
  • payrolling employees on a monthly basis in local currency/ies
  • and arranging for visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in South Korea

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in South Korea in a record time. We become your trusted partner and guide you through local labor laws thus eliminating any employment risks for you and freeing you from the

necessity to go into all legislative specificities or set everything up by yourselves. Also, we will resolve all local labor issues for you, which would give you freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

As part of the benefits of using our international Employer of Record and payroll outsourcing solution in South Korea is that we can organize work permits and business visas in South Korea required for expatriates’ immigration.

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