95% of Taiwanese want to be their own boss: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a new poll, 95 percent of Taiwanese have an interest in starting their own business amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. An overwhelming ...

Close to 90% of Taiwanese university students seeking part-time jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close to 90 percent of university students in Taiwan said they are planning to take on part-time jobs in the fall to ease financial burdens inflicted by the ongoing corona...

Only 40% of Taiwan's recent grads landing full-time jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 40.9 percent of recent graduates in Taiwan have secured a full-time job, and 70.4 percent of them live from paycheck to paycheck, according to a survey published by t...

Nearly 70% salary workers in Taiwan say jobs unrelated to skills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 70 percent of salaried employees in Taiwan say their jobs are unrelated to their skill sets and data indicates they are paid significantly less than those who are a...

Fast-food chain adds 600 jobs in Taiwan amid pandemic recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's restaurants are preparing for more walk-ins as the country eases its social distancing guidelines following 70 days without any new locally transmitted cases ...

New Taiwan graduates average 6 percent job acceptance rate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taiwan graduates have just a 6 percent acceptance rate when applying for their first job, while most companies spend less than 18 minutes on average to determine wheth...

Leading job bank in Taiwan sees drop in labor demand amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading job bank in Taiwan has reported the lowest number of employment opportunities in four years amid the toll the Wuhan virus (COVID-19) pandemic has taken on the co...

Nearly 90% of Taiwanese wish to work overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 90 percent of salary employees in Taiwan wish to work aboard after Lunar New Year, the highest since 2014, according to a survey by online job bank yes123. Aroun...

66% of Taiwan's office workers to vote in 2020 elections: poll

As Taiwan's 2020 presidential and legislative elections draw near, 66 percent of office workers said they will vote on Jan. 11, according to a survey released Monday by online job bank yes123. ...

Many working dads in Taiwan feel alienated from their children: survey

Taipei, Aug. 6 (CNA) Balancing career and family has become a huge concern for working fathers as many of them feel alienated from their children, a recent survey has found. According to the result...

54% of Taiwan's employers planning 3.5% pay raise in H2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nearly 54 percent of companies in Taiwan plan on giving their employees a 3.5 percent raise on average in the second half of this year, below the 6 percent average expectation ...

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...