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Flexible work a key draw for talent

Study finds 94% of 1,000 professionals, managers and executives polled in Singapore want flexible work to stay

Claudia Chong
Published Tue, Mar 30, 2021 · 05:50 AM

Singapore

COMPANIES that offer flexible work arrangements in a post-pandemic world could have an edge over their competitors in attracting talent, recruiters said.

Other factors such as pay, culture and career progression are still key deciding factors for jobseekers, but observers note that a hybrid workplace is becoming increasingly attractive.

Companies, forced to adopt remote working for a year, could now be at a crossroads as the world inches back to normalcy. The Singapore government last week said it will allow up to 75 per cent of employees back in the office, with work-from-home no longer the default.

While some companies are considering reverting to traditional ways of working, human re…

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