Help Disadvantaged Women Find Jobs in South Korea

 
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Feb 7, 2014

Help Disadvantaged Women Find Jobs In South Korea

Non-profit organization Open Closet rents donated suits to young jobseekers at a minimum cost. All jobseekers can be the beneficiaries of our service, but we prepared a project for unemployed women in Korea this time. In the male-dominated society of South Korea, Korean women must overcome sexual discrimination when they find jobs. Cosmetics company Bobbi Brown Korea collaborated with us for helping them.

Our project has been approved to be on GlobalGiving on March 9. Since the registration, 19 donors have contributed 1,925 dollars. We are a young female job seekers at a lower cost to rent a suit. and We rent a suit for a career break women.

3232 young jobseekers used our sharing service from November 11 to February 7 (up to the present). Among these, 1632 people succeeded in getting jobs. 1,925 dollars we received are yet not used. It will used for female late-jobseekers, who are finding jobs late for their age, by consulting and making programs to restore their confidence.

Thank you very much for your helps and considerations.

Sincerely,
Manil Han
Project Leader

Nov 11, 2013

Help Disadvantaged Women Find Jobs In South Korea

Non-profit organization Open Closet rents donated suits to young jobseekers at a minimum cost. All jobseekers can be the beneficiaries of our service, but we prepared a project for unemployed women in Korea this time. In the male-dominated society of South Korea, Korean women must overcome sexual discrimination when they find jobs. Cosmetics company Bobbi Brown Korea collaborated with us for helping them. 

Our project has been approved to be on GlobalGiving on March 9. Since the registration, 12 donors have contributed 1,375 dollars. We are a young female job seekers at a lower cost to rent a suit. and We rent a suit for a career break women.

1989 young jobseekers used our sharing service from July 11 to November 11(up to the present). Among these, 582 people succeeded in getting jobs. 1,375 dollars we received are yet not used. It will used for female late-jobseekers, who are finding jobs late for their age, by consulting and making programs to restore their confidence.

Thank you very much for your helps and considerations.

Sincerely,
Manil Han
Project Leader

 

- Reference 1. Mrs. kim is writes Rental message. 

Mrs. Seul-gi Kim(Donator) Hello! I am 32 years old and took care of 15 months  old baby. We lived far away in Mexico was brought into Korea of one month 's been out .

Father of the baby dangle a job in Mexico for almost two years, was at home, focus on parenting . I want Re-employment but i have no expectations. but I have a chance to interview laid in good company to come to Korea. But I was clean In Mexico. So I had no clothes . I raised a child to usual . So I only had a comfortable and practical clothes . I was worried about .

But I accidentally "open closet " knowed  through a internet. So I rend a tidy suit . And I have been looking good for an interview yesterday . The staff are very friendly, open closet to pick out clothes that fit my size was on . So I very much come in handy . I really appreciate it.

Interview results are still waiting . But just wanted to convey gratitude . If the opportunity presents itself , I will donate my clothes . I hope this can be used to good purpose . I sincerely thank .

- Reference  2. The picture above is the actual state of women lenders at open closet' office

- Reference  3. The URL address is gathered a rent message(in Korean). http://www.flickr.com/photos/99951911@N04 

Jul 10, 2013

For Empowerment of Disadvantaged Women in South Korea

Non-profit organization Open Closet rents donated suits to young jobseekers at a minimum cost. All jobseekers can be the beneficiaries of our service, but we prepared a project for unemployed women in Korea this time. In the male-dominated society of South Korea, Korean women must overcome sexual discrimination when they find jobs. Cosmetics company Bobbi Brown Korea collaborated with us for helping them. 

Our project has been approved to be on GlobalGiving on March 9. Since the registration, 5 donors have contributed 900 dollars. We provided female job interviewees with ‘Pretty Powerful Make-up classes’, cooperating with Bobbi Brown Korea for 4 months. Along with the make-up lesson, we invited some people to lecture on career success.

- The lecturers were…
1st lecture: Tae-won Kim, who is a Manager at Google and a symbol of passion for Korean young people
2nd lecture: Mi-jin Kim, who is in charge of the career development in Global HR
3rd lecture: Hyeona Lee, who started bodybuilding at the age of 45 and won the first prize

- The attendees were…
1st lecture: Female university students who graduate next year
2nd lecture: Female jobseekers wandering for their dream
3rd lecture: Homemakers who decided to make a fresh start but lost their confidence in reality

Our lessons were planned to be three times, and two of them were successfully finished. Totally 100 women jobseekers participated in our project until now(Up to the second lesson, third lesson was held on July 10).

We also made an interview make-up video for female jobseeker and distributed it through QR codes placed inside the delivery boxes containing rented goods and Youtube site.

- Reference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZ4aFMuqmRI

732 young jobseekers used our sharing service from March to July 5(up to the present). Among these, 132 people succeeded in getting jobs. 900 dollars we received are yet not used. It will used for female late-jobseekers, who are finding jobs late for their age, by consulting and making programs to restore their confidence.

Thank you very much for your helps and considerations.


Sincerely,
Manil Han
Project Leader

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Manil Han

Seoul, South Korea

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