K-pop labels likely to hire more foreign staff, says industry veteran – but they need to speak and write Korean, and be ready to work around the clock, like Koreans, when needed

By Dong Sun-hwaK-pop is not just about the singers – there are countless unsung heroes working behind the scenes who dedicate their sweat and tears to producing and promoting albums.With K-pop continuing to sweep the world off its feet, more people than ever are needed to carry out such work at K-pop record labels.There’s good news: Korean music powerhouses have ramped up their hiring. For example Hybe, home to boy group BTS, currently has more than 60 job openings, and the total number of its…

K-pop labels likely to hire more foreign staff, says industry veteran – but they need to speak and write Korean, and be ready to work around the clock, like Koreans, when needed
By Dong Sun-hwaK-pop is not just about the singers – there are countless unsung heroes working behind the scenes who dedicate their sweat and tears to producing and promoting albums.With K-pop continuing to sweep the world off its feet, more people than ever are needed to carry out such work at K-pop record labels.There’s good news: Korean music powerhouses have ramped up their hiring. For example Hybe, home to boy group BTS, currently has more than 60 job openings, and the total number of its…