Over 60% of Singaporeans work for ‘health-conscious’ companies

61 percent of Singaporeans work for a companies that are actively supportive of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, according to the latest Ranstad Workmonitor survey entitled Healthy employees perform better.

36 percent of respondents say their companies allow them to work out or play sports during office hours, while 42 percent claim their companies offer in-house gym facilities, or at least a discount to an external gym or sports facility.

When it comes to eating right, 48 percent of Singaporeans say their companies promote healthy food, in the company restaurant for instance.

While an overwhelming proportion of Singaporeans (93 percent) feel that a good work-life balance is the top priority for a healthy lifestyle, most (90 percent) believe that it is the individual’s responsibility to keep fit, not the employer’s.

The study was conducted online with a sample size of 5,265 Singaporeans aged 18 — 65, working a minimum of 24 hours a week in a paid job.

The Randstad Workmonitor is a quarterly survey that provides insight into local and global trends in mobility, job satisfaction and motivation in 32 countries worldwide.

Photo: AFP




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