Japanese and Korean workers learn English, earn double

A survey from Asia-Pacific recruitment firm en world group shows that the salaries of experienced professionals in both Japan and South Korea are twice as high as the national average.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013A survey from Asia-Pacific recruitment firm en world group shows that the salaries of experienced professionals in both Japan and South Korea are twice as high as the national average.

The survey of 4,000 candidates of the recruitment group, available online, finds that this premium is earned over time by jobseekers. Workers in their 20s and 30s in Japan and South Korea who speak English earn respectively 1.5 times and 1.7 times the national average.

This is in the face of a harsh job market and pressured salary in both countries, en world reports.

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