Balancing the fine line between work and family

HRM 11 Dec 2012

Singapore workers have a terrible reputation for being workaholics. While it may improve the bottomline for companies in the short run, workers tend to get burned out quickly, resulting in bigger problems at the end.

The modern workplace cannot survive on sweat alone. Most employers now recognise that in order to get the best out of their staff, they need to provide time and space for them to also connect with life outside of the workplace.

These far-sighted finalists for the Best Work-Life Harmony Award have shown a commitment to improving the balance between work and family.

Finalists:

  • American Express
  • Brady Corporation
  • DELL Singapore
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Equinix
  • Goldman Sachs (Singapore)
  • GroupM Asia Pacific
  • Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
  • National Environment Agency (NEA)
  • Sennheiser Electronics Asia Singapore


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