How digital upskilling at work can benefit your health and wellness

As we power up to live to 100, how are employees in Singapore using digital technology at work to improve their health and and work-life integration?

The pandemic has been a catalyst for employees to reassess their current jobs and future careers.1 Why? Working from home became the new norm overnight and the boundaries between our personal and professional lives blurred. With long working hours, many Singaporeans felt increasingly stressed and overwhelmed.

Now they are looking at how work fits into their personal schedule and are aiming to strike the perfect balance between the two.

How digital upskilling at work can benefit your health and wellness

Using technology to achieve personal goals

Digital technology is key in helping employees to achieve their wider personal goals. In fact, 88 per cent of 100 Singapore-based executives surveyed in our Digital for 100: Business, technology and fulfilling lives report say that digital capabilities their teams have developed at work have helped to improve their work-life balance through increased productivity and flexibility.

Meanwhile, 1 in 2 believe that this digital expertise has helped them use technology in their personal lives to improve health and wellness. From health programmes to fitness apps, there is a wealth of technology at your fingertips to support your physical and mental wellbeing.

Get the balance right with digital apps

So how can you use digital technology to boost your health and work-life integration? Prudential’s Pulse app is the perfect starting point. With its mood tracker, symptom checker and access to other health and wellness features, you can live a happier, healthier life at the touch of a button.

With the Business@Pulse app feature, employees can achieve even more. They can manage health insurance anytime, from anywhere, view the types of group medical coverage they have, and make claims by simply uploading a photo of their medical bill. From there, HR teams will be able to check and process claims at the touch of a button.

New benefits that will be available for employees to use soon include a medical e-card for cashless visits to clinics, and a handy clinic locator so it’s easy to find the nearest ones.

Top tech tips to boost health and work-life integration

How else can technology help to maximise your wellness and productivity?

  1. Integrated software: make the most of software that makes collaboration with colleagues as easy as talking face-to-face.

  2. Find your flow: automate some of your manual processes with workflow automation software, so you can finish work on time.

  3. Clear boundaries: only allow notifications during certain times of the working week and not at weekends.

  4. Wellness Wednesdays: take an hour a week to learn more about maintaining your mental health.

Boost your health and wellness at work and home. Download Pulse today.

This article is for your information only and does not consider your specific investment objectives, financial situation or needs. We recommend that you seek advice from a Prudential Financial Consultant before making a commitment to purchase a policy. Information is correct as at 2 Dec 2022.

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