KOTESOL is re-launching the Employment Center at the 2015 International Conference at COEX in Seoul. The Employment Center will feature our team of job skills experts available to discuss employment issues with conferences attendees, as well as several employers who are looking for qualified and talented teachers. This service is free of charge for conference attendees, so please visit us with any of your job skills questions. We're starting small this year, but we hope this will be the beginning of a great new service at the KOTESOL International Conference.
Basic Information & Service:
Hours of Operation: 10 AM - 4 PM, Saturday & Sunday
Location: West end of the main corridor, adjacent to room 327(look for the signs)
- Resume & cover letter review/suggestions
- Interview coaching
- Job hunting advice for South Korea and beyond
- mini-presentations from our invited experts on Saturday afternoon
- 3:00-3:30 Eric Reynolds - The Korean Job Market
- 3:30-4:00 Tory Thorkelson - CV & Cover Letter Writing
- 4:00-4:30 Sara Peterson & Aaron Shayne - Interviews & Hiring Process
This year we also have several school representatives actively seeking candidates, so bring your resumes and drop by for a chat. Here are our participating organizations, as of 2015/09/30:
Woosong University, Daejeon
Language Education and Research Center, Kyushu Sangyo University, Fukuoka, Japan
Silla University, Busan
Jackie Bolen, author of "How to Get a University Job in South Korea", will be joining the Employment Center from 12 PM - 1 PM Saturday and Sunday. Jackie will be available to speak with anyone who would like more information on her recent observations of the English teaching market in Korea and beyond.
Profs Abroad, an online Job Board service, will also have materials available, as well as site-membership discounts offered for conference attendees. Stop by and ask for details!