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The colourful way South Korean workers cope with long hours

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Working in the country with the world’s longest office hours, a growing number of South Koreans are keen on decorating their desks
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On average I spend 30,000 to 40,000 won ($25 to $33) per month,
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“I spend a lot of my time in the office apart from when I’m sleeping,” says Lee. “You often think of an office as a dreary or stark place. However, my pink-plastered desk gives me a fresh motivation
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Desk + interior = ‘deskterior’
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2017 poll of 788 workers conducted by the job search engine Job Korea, 44% of women and 29.7% of men said they thought of themselves as a so-called ‘deskterior person’.
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