5G, AI, Big Data, and Cloud are LG U+'s core business areas with great growth potential. LG U+ has been
hiring leading researchers with Master's or Ph.D. degrees in these fields
while granting industry-academia scholarships to qualified R&D experts.
Researchers who graduated from a domestic university with Master's or Ph.D. degrees are recruited by paying a visit to a lab or creating an online job posting.
Meanwhile, LG U+ uses internships to find talent from overseas universities.
To manage the employees' performance and achieve the company's goals, LG U+ carries out the performance
review once a year.
For a fair evaluation, leaders may take peer feedback into account.
A group of leaders gets together to discuss the evaluation results before deciding on the final performance rating.
If an employee wants to appeal, that person must go through the official procedure to be referred to the Talent Committee.
We exert efforts to create a society where various members can work without discrimination.
In comparison to 2019, the ratio of female employees has been increasing, and we actively recruit female talents to increase the ratio of manager-level female employees.
LG U+ offers various support to its employees, so they could be provided with childbirth care and increased
job satisfaction by maintaining a work-life balance. Both male
and female employees can benefit from maternity leaves before and after childbirth and apply for a maximum of two-year parental leave and a reduction of working hours
for parenting. In 2018, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family included LG U+ once again in the list of family-friendly companies. As such, it has been laying
the systematic foundation for constantly maintaining a work-life balance.
LG U+ intends to create a fun and dynamic corporate culture so that its employees can take the initiative
and grow at work and finally get recognized by customers for their efforts.
Despite the lack of contact during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been holding various events to revitalize the organization, such as gifts for quarantined members,
lucky number drawings, and year-end get together.
LG U+ conducts a job stress level test annually to preemptively prevent the health disorders of its
This test involves assessing eight factors, such as physical environment, job autonomy, and relationship.
All the employees follow a skeletal workforce while others are stationed at home to prevent COVID-19.
In particular, high-risk groups, such as pregnant women or employees with younger children to care for, can work 100% remotely from home.
For more details, please refer to LG U+'s Sustainability Report.