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...

70% workers support office romance, but 80% want it kept secret

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As today is the Qixi Festival (七夕節), the Lunar Valentine's Day in many parts of East Asia, the online job bank yes123 released a survey on Sunday showing that 70 percent of...

Constructor of U.S. university building is hiring Taiwanese cement workers, offering salary of NT$120,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The builder of a construction project in Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific Ocean, is recruiting experienced cement workers from Taiwan, offering a daily pay of NT$3,800 ...

Nearly 50 percent of Taiwanese youth face debts: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Employment site yes123 found that nearly 50 percent of young wage-earners in Taiwan are struggling with debt, according to the results of its latest survey published on Tuesday....

Japanese favor Taiwan’s workplace environment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese workers in Taiwan have found office life more comfortable than in Japan—they note that Taiwanese coworkers are friendly and work-related stress is lower. In i...

Survey uncovers why Taiwanese employees resign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Employment site yes123 found that 76 percent of office workers do not tell the truth when resigning from a job, according to the results of its survey of 1,078 workers publishe...

One third of young workers live hand to mouth: poll

Taipei, Oct. 6 (CNA) More than 30 percent of employees under 40 spend almost all their monthly salary and some find it difficult to make ends meet, a survey showed on Thursday. Citing the s...

New graduates in Taiwan submit 77 resumes before landing job: poll

Taipei, Aug. 22 (CNA) Fresh graduates in Taiwan usually send out 77 resumes on average before they can obtain a job, a survey by the local online human resources company yes123 showed Monday. ...

Over 50% people accept dispatch work as first job: survey

More than half of new graduates and people discharged from military service say they are willing to accept jobs as dispatch workers to begin the work lives, according to a survey by the yes123 job ban...

Starting wages for first time jobseekers highest since 2008

The average starting wage for first-time jobseekers in Taiwan hit a new high since the global financial crisis rocked the global economy in 2008, according to a poll released by the online job bank...

Most Taiwan workers do not see postgrad degree as job guarantee: poll

More than 80 percent of workers in Taiwan think that an advanced degree does not guarantee a good job, the online job bank yes123 said Tuesday, citing a poll it conducted recently. According to the...

Over 87% of employees plan to celebrate Mother's Day: survey

Taipei, May 2 (CNA) More than 87 percent of employees here said they are planning to celebrate Mother's Day to express their gratitude to their moms, a survey showed Monday. Citing the survey...

63% of young workers consider themselves poor: job bank survey

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) More than one in two Taiwanese workers aged 39 or under consider themselves poor, according to an online job bank survey released Monday. The survey by yes123 on the fi...

Over half of Taiwanese say money is tight before Lunar New Year

More than half of Taiwanese say they feel money is tight and they may not have enough funds before the Lunar New Year holiday, according to a survey conducted recently by yes123, an online recruiti...

52% of office workers face employer backlash when resigning: survey

Taipei, Jan. 28 (CNA) About 52.5 percent of Taiwan's office workers have negative experiences with their employers after tendering their resignation, according to the results of a recent survey. ...