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Majority of Salaried Employees Call for Expansion of Flexible Working Hours

Majority of Salaried Employees Call for Expansion of Flexible Working Hours

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — About 80 percent of salaried workers in South Korea support the expansion of flexible working hours, based on the recognition that the correlation between working hours and work performance is low, the country’s leading business lobby group said Wednesday. The Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) recently conducted [...]

Flexible Working Hours Encouraged in Public Service Sector

Flexible Working Hours Encouraged in Public Service Sector

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — As more and more South Korean employees in the public service sector are working on a flexible schedule to maintain a healthy balance between work and home, local governments are increasing their efforts to encourage and support the new work style. Previously, a strict nine-to-five schedule represented the life of [...]

Flexible Working Hours Offer Benefits to both Employers and Employees

Flexible Working Hours Offer Benefits to both Employers and Employees

SEOUL, Jan.22 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a recent survey, workplaces offering flexible scheduling are satisfactory to both companies and employees. To understand the current status of flexible work hour environments and make necessary improvements, the Korea Employment Information Service conducted a survey with the participation 300 managers in charge of personnel, 400 employees that [...]