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Struggling with work-life balance? Ask what you are working for

The state of work-life balance among Singaporeans seems dismal. Seven out of 10 Singaporeans said they had poor work-life balance due to an overwhelming workload, according to a 2022 study by recruitment agency Randstad. And 41 per cent of employees indicated they intended to leave their jobs for better work-life balance, reported a 2023 study by the same organisation.

Along with anecdotal evidence overheard at hawker centres from people about how stressed and overworked they are, these studies suggest that work-life balance seems to be an elusive dream for most Singaporeans.

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