Healthcare, education and public sectors named top performers in organisational wellbeing

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A new region-wide report found the Singapore workforce to be one of the top performers in Organisational Health in APAC, a category which measures...

South Korea gives protesting doctors Feb 29 deadline to return to...

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South Korea's government has told young doctors they had until the end of February to return to work or risk being punished for staging...

Korea showing strong job posting for first time in a short...

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South Korea added more than 300,000 jobs for the first time in three months in January, as manufacturing hiring grew for the second month...

Korean conglomerates surpass 3 million employees as SMEs shrink

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The number of employees at Korean conglomerates exceeded 3 million for the first time last year, reaching 11 percent of the overall employment at...

Starbucks Korea announced new initiatives to bolster youth employment

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Starbucks Korea dedicated Starbucks Jongno R as its eighth Community Store, marking a continued commitment to enhance youth employment, on 9 January. A portion...

Delivery work overtakes traditional self-employment jobs in Korea

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South Korea’s self-employment landscape is witnessing a significant shift as delivery workers, widely known as “riders”, have surpassed traditional self-employment jobs such as fast...

Korea’s employment rate hits record high in 2023 on jobs gains...

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Korea's on-year employment grew at a slower pace in 2023, but the employment rate reached a record high, led by job gains for those...

South Korea to ease workforce shortage by boosting foreign workforce in...

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In a move to alleviate labour shortages, the South Korean government announced on Dec 29, 2023 that it will allow the hiring of foreign...

Korea sets new minimum wage at 9.860 won

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Korea's new minimum wage took effect Monday, increasing to 9,860 won ($7.60) per hour, which is equivalent to about 2.1 million won a month,...

Korea’s foreign employment hits all-time high

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The number of foreign workers in Korea broke 900,000 this year as the end of the COVID-19 emergency brought back more foreigners into the...

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Women with young children have lower labour force participation rates

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On the occasion of the International Day of Families on May 15th, the ILO explores how family structure impacts women’s and men’s participation in...

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South Korea employment applications from Vietnam exceed quota threefold

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According to the Centre of Overseas Labour, around 45,000 Vietnamese have applied to work abroad in South Korea this year, about three times the...

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9th Malaysian Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

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Venue:  Malaysia Date:    13-16 June 2022 The pandemic has proved the importance of Shared Services, and the demand for Shared Services is rising. Malaysia remains...

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