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Most employers in South Korea like former employees

Staff Writer |
More than 60 percent of South Korean companies are favorable to a former employee’s return, a survey showed.

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According to the survey conducted by recruitment portal service Job Korea, 65.9 percent of 276 employers in charge of personnel said that they would be pleased to see a former employee return to work.

High adaptability and useful experience elsewhere were cited as the main reasons.

In contrast, 34.1 percent said they would not welcome a former staff member back due to a lack of trust and because they did not want it to become a common occurrence.

Of the respondents, 75.7 percent said they had employees that they would re-hire if they could, due to their good performance and work attitude.


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