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Employees of Local Firms Think Work Processes are “Inefficient”

Employees of Local Firms Think Work Processes are “Inefficient”

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A new survey has revealed that Korean workers think that the modus operandi at work is generally inefficient, and most feel that both an old-fashioned leadership style requiring commands of superiors to be followed and a lack of communication are behind the inefficiency. According to a survey conducted by [...]

Higher Levels of Depression Among Emotional Laborers and Job Seekers

Higher Levels of Depression Among Emotional Laborers and Job Seekers

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed that job seekers and employed workers whose jobs require emotional labor (such as service and sales jobs) are more likely to have higher levels of worry and depression compared to workers in other categories. The report published by Statistics Korea yesterday via its periodical [...]

Gov’t Sets Guidelines for Department Store Employees

Gov’t Sets Guidelines for Department Store Employees

SEOUL, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Employment and Labor announced yesterday that it was implementing a measure that would nurture the well-being of employees in sales positions required to stand for long periods at departments stores and malls. Salespersons are prone to foot problems, backaches, and stress as their jobs require long [...]