Episode 035 – Takin’ Care Of Business – Show Notes

Here’s the article about Korea’s productivity woes that Dan and Steve discussed.

Seven Reasons Why Korea Has the Worst Productivity in the OECD

Dan brought us some new Korean terms in his Cunning Linguist section.

네 알겠습니다 – yes, of course!  (the only answer to every question)
팀장님 – team leader
지금 하겠습니다 – yes, right away!
조금 더 빨리 해주세요 – do it faster!
야근 – ‘night work’
퇴근 – ‘leaving work’
출근 – ‘beginning work’
연차/월차/반차 – paid vacations: yearly, monthly, half day vacation
성과급 – bonuses
정규직/계약직/비정규직/알바 – different types of contracts: tenured/yearly contract/non-tenured or irregular/temp work

Music in this episode was provided by Dongmyo Police Box. You can get more information about them on our Featured Artist page and head over to their Soundcloud page to hear it again.


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