Over 96% of full-time workers seeking Lunar New Year jobs: poll

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/02/02
By: Chiu Po-shen and Ko Lin

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) More than 96 percent of full-time workers in Taiwan are hoping to find short-term jobs during the nine-day Lunar New Year break, according a recent survey.

Online job bank yes123 said that since it started conducting the annual poll in 2009, it is the first time that such a high percentage of employees have indicated they are interested in temporary jobs during the Lunar New Year holiday.

The poll showed that 96.1 percent of people who are currently employed in full-time jobs are seeking opportunities for short-term work over the nine-day break, which started Feb. 2.

On the question on why they are looking for temporary jobs, 50.9 percent said they are worried about not having enough money to spend during the holiday break, while 47.7 percent noted that the pay is generally higher during that period.    [FULL  STORY]

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