Half of respondents from Hong Kong preferred to be able to work from home, while Singapore had a much higher proportion at 67%.
Among Asia-Pacific respondents, 45% of respondents cited less time spent on commute as the main benefit of remote work. This was followed by better work-life balance (31%), and having more time with family and friends (26%).
However, working from home also has downsides. In Asia-Pacific, respondents identified the top three disadvantages as less effective communication compared to face-to-face (35%), weaker collaboration with team members (33%), and fewer opportunities to socialize and bond with colleagues (33%).