SUBSCRIBE: Newsletter

Human Resources

Toggle

Article

20 weird things Singapore bosses have told staff to do



Power a future-proof HR by driving intelligent business solutions and talent analytics. Learn how to at Accelerate HR 2020 with more than 120 HR peers.
Download the conference brochure and pre-order your tickets today.

If you’ve ever wondered what the heck your boss was thinking when he has asked you to do something, you’re not alone.

According to a survey by JobsCentral of over 3,500 Singaporean employees, 39% have had their bosses request them to do something out of their job description.

But we’re not talking about run of the mill errands such as getting coffee in the morning or helping clean up the office pantry.

Among the 20 weirdest requests compiled included asking a staff to complete the boss’s child’s homework, and finding a girlfriend for the boss’ son.

However, despite the occasional odd request, 64% of respondents said they were satisfied with the relationship they had with their bosses.

SabrinaZolkifi_Oct2013_jobscentralweirdrequest

Hong Kong HR Masterclass Series: 27th March Strengthening the mental resilience and wellbeing of employees -
improving employee engagement, talent retention and organisational productivity.
Register now here

 
Sabrina Zolkifi
Deputy editor
Human Resources Magazine Singapore

Read More News

Trending

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.