South Korea ‘blind hiring’ to combat appearance-obsessed culture

Getting a job can be a challenging for young people in South Korea, where youth unemployment is over 10 percent.

    Getting a job can be a challenging for young people in South Korea, where youth unemployment is over 10 percent.

    The fact that many potential employers ask candidates to include a photo with their application often makes the process even more competitive in a country obsessed with appearance.

    Now, President Moon Jae-in is trying to change that practice, with a campaign known as "blind hiring".

    Al Jazeera’s Kathy Novak reports from Seoul.


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