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Majority of Singaporean employees expect work-life balance to improve as WFH becomes the new norm, says UOB survey - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Majority of Singaporean employees expect work-life balance to improve as WFH becomes the new norm, says UOB survey

Some 70% of Singaporean employees also expect their productivity to improve with the new flexible working arrangements.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Nearly one in five Singaporeans fear impact of tech on their jobs: PwC

SINGAPORE (Sept 27): Close to one in five Singaporeans are scared or nervous about the impact of technology on their jobs, making the city-state’s workforce the second-most anxious in the world about job security.

Labour market

Job security takes centre stage as former presidential hopeful Tan Cheng Bock launches new opposition party

SINGAPORE (Aug 3): Former presidential hopeful Tan Cheng Bock says job security will be one of the key priorities for the new Progress Singapore Party amid slower global economic growth and rising job displacement as a result of technological disruption.

Labour market

Beyond unemployment

SINGAPORE (June 3): For much of the post-World War II period, economic policy has focused on unemployment. The massive job losses of the Great Depression — reversed only when WWII, and the massive debt accumulated to finance it, kick-started economic gr

Global Economy

Singapore’s employees most unfazed by prospects of losing their jobs to automation

SINGAPORE (June 5): Despite fears of having their jobs replaced by automation, nearly three quarters of Singaporean employees surveyed say they are happy to retrain into a new role if their salary remained the same or higher, according to Randstad’s Em


One reason staffers quit Google's car project? The company paid them so much

SAN FRANCISCO (Feb 14): For the past year, Google's car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Another force pushing people out? Money. A lo

Worried about losing your job to automation? You’re not alone

SINGAPORE (Dec 13): More employees in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong have concerns about the security of their jobs, and believe they need more digital skills to keep up.

What Singaporeans are saving and splurging on

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): No doubt, Singapore’s economy has seen some improvement in the second quarter with GDP edging up 2.2% from a year ago.

What drives Singaporeans to seek start-up jobs?

SINGAPORE (July 20): More Singaporeans are looking to pursue careers in start-ups, according to the results of Career Builder Singapore’s Employer of Choice 2016 Survey, which 1,837 respondents took part in over the course of March 26 to May 22 this yea