February 2018

Wetskills teams work on Saturday

Wetskills-South Korea 2018 – Koreans are known to be working long days at the office. In one of the guidebooks on Korea I read that “working in Korea may be a challenge for foreigners who are unwilling to put in the hours and efforts that many Korean nationals are used to.” I have to say all five Wetskills teams are making a huge effort to fit into the Korean work spirit as we worked on our cases the entire Saturday.     Another fact that was investigated further: is the area around Hongik university indeed the best area for partying in South Korea? The answer is yes: beer, karaoke, food, bowling, virtual games and more beer, the neighbourhood has it all. And on Friday and Saturday evening the streets are filled with students dressed in the latest fashion, going clubbing, drinking beer and enjoying themselves.   Some of us partied until after the closing time...

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Brainstorming ahead!

Wetskills-South Korea 2018 – Today is a day of action! We had a great day with a lot of impressions yesterday and now we have to work because our first deadline is already coming up. The action plan needs to be handed in at 12.00h, which is enough reason for the first bit of stressing out.   The first thing to do was looking into the overload of information of yesterday. What was usable and what not, what did we still need to know, what do we need to research and a lot of brainstorming already. The  actual writing of the action plan started at 11.20 so my group had to hurry. But we handed it in on time and it felt like a good plan.   Lunch contained Udon, which is very delicious Japanese food. But it also had these weird thick noodles that are very different from the Korean noodles… much easier...

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