S'pore employees spend 9.3% of job time on online shopping, social media

But regional survey shows figure is lower than those of employees in Japan (14.6%) and Hong Kong (13.2%)


EMPLOYEES in Singapore spend nearly one-tenth of their work hours on non- work-related online activities, a Robert Half survey has shown. But this is not as big a problem as it sounds, says the recruitment firm.

Such non-work or personal activities were found to be mainly shopping at e-commerce sites, surfing travel sites, and connecting with friends and loved ones via social media.

The survey, which polled 225 chief technology officers and chief information officers from Singapore, Japan...

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