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Popularity of Telecommuting Could Create Incentives for People to Move to Suburban Areas

Popularity of Telecommuting Could Create Incentives for People to Move to Suburban Areas

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Even after the COVID-19 pandemic is over, the work-from-home trend will likely continue to increase, resulting in stronger incentives for people to move to suburban areas where housing is relatively cheap, the central bank said Sunday. Koreans’ perceptions about working from home greatly improved after the coronavirus crisis compelled [...]

Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Telecommuting Boom

Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Telecommuting Boom

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus spiraling out of control in South Korea, companies and public organizations are taking measures to encourage telecommuting. Korean branches of global IT companies such as Intel Corp. and Dell Inc. have made telecommuting virtually mandatory for all employees this week. Microsoft Corp. [...]