Survey: Four in 10 workers in Singapore choose remote work over bigger bonus


Tech companies such as Facebook announced last year that workers of all levels can request to work remotely full-time after the pandemic while Twitter has said that its employees can work from home ‘forever’ in a company-wide email back in 2020. — Asian work photo created by tirachardz - www.freepik.com

If given the choice, 41% of workers in Singapore would rather continue working remotely than be offered a bigger bonus, according to a survey by recruitment agency Randstad.

In a Business Times report, the company’s Singapore and Malaysia managing director Jaya Dass said remote work may have allowed employees to enjoy benefits such as saving time and money from commuting, which allowed them to experience more personal time and better productivity.

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