Public service in Singapore embraces flexi-work

The trend of flexible work has also caught on globally. PHOTO: AGO
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SINGAPORE - Private enterprises are usually seen as leaving the public sector trailing in workplace processes and procedures, but civil servants now find themselves as pace-setters in an employment scene turned on its head by the pandemic.

Staff at the Government Technology Agency (GovTech), for example, can work from home up to three times a week and even enjoy exercise breaks during office hours as long as they make up the time during the same day.

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