90% of workers in Taiwan not happy about their salary: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nearly 90 percent of workers in Taiwan are unsatisfied with their paycheck and on average, members of the workforce will not receive a pay raise until they work 3.1 years ...

Employees in utilities industry top earners in Taiwan: DGBAS

Employees in the utilities industry are the top earners in Taiwan, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS). Data compiled by the DGBAS shows that the avera...

Record 90% of Taiwanese want to change jobs after Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 90 percent of respondents to an employment survey said they plan to change jobs after the Lunar New Year holiday, the highest percentage in the history of the poll, with t...

Taiwan's employer business outlook for Q1 weakens: poll

Taipei, Jan. 12 (CNA) The business outlook for the first quarter among employers in Taiwan weakened at a time when data showed signs that the local economic recovery is slowing, according to yes123 on...

Taiwan needs ‘macro control’ by government to address labor market mismatch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan should adopt the “macro control” approach to cope with the increasingly severe problem of talent mismatch and supply and demand imbala...

30% of Taiwanese working fathers estranged from children: online survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About 30 percent of Taiwanese working fathers have become alienated from their children due to long hours at work and a lack of interaction with children, according to a r...

80% of Taiwan's new job seekers find writing resumes difficult: survey

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Resumes provide companies with their first impression of job seekers, but many recent graduates looking for their first job find it difficult to write an appealing resume. A s...

82% of Taiwanese workers have interest in becoming a ‘slashie’: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – An astonishing 82.4 percent of young Taiwanese professionals revealed that they have interest in becoming a "slashie" with the prominent reason being money-making, ac...

Taiwan's professional women are paid less than men: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yes123 released a survey Wednesday revealing that the average monthly salary for Taiwan's professional women under 39, workplace mothers, and middle-aged women over th...

Taiwan needs workplace reform

Yet another survey, published this week, has revealed the shocking conditions endured by many Taiwanese workers on a day-to-day basis. These surveys now seem to be a regular occurrence, yet no matter ...

More than 5 million Taiwanese suffering from overwork: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As many as 60.2 percent of salary employees in Taiwan worry about health issues stemming from overwork, while 75.3 percent of them have considered quitting jobs because of...

Low salaries, long work hours to blame for Taiwan's low birthrate: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With only 193,000 births across Taiwan last year and a national fertility rate of only 1.125, many wonder why the trend continues to decline and how it might be reversed. ...

80% of Taiwanese office workers seek employment abroad: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A survey conducted by an online manpower company showed that more than 80 percent of office workers are looking for employment with a higher salary, outside of Taiwan . ...

80% of Taiwanese companies planning to give 4.7% raise in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nearly 80 percent of companies in Taiwan plan on giving their employees a 4.7 percent raise on average to their employees in the coming new year, according to a survey by yes12...

60% of companies give Mid-Autumn Festival bonus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Approximately 60 percent of enterprises will issue a cash bonus for this year's Mid-Autumn Festival with an average amount of NT$1,406, according to the online job bank yes...