The topic of MCs (medical certificates) is often viewed as taboo in workplaces in Singapore. Those who take MCs are usually perceived as skiving off
and those who do not are praised for being hardworking.
When you look at it from a numbers only point-of-view, the more time an employee puts in at the office, the greater the output he or she can produce. However, people can never simply be looked upon as a statistic – which means
of employees is not necessarily directly proportional to the amount of time a person spends in the office.
Apart from just putting in more time, there are also many other factors that may affect employees’ productivity, including training, morale
An employee who is ill is probably not as productive as a healthy employee. Moreover, an employee who is ill, and in the office, might disrupt the productivity of other healthy employees. In this article, we will share three reasons why you should not be afraid to apply for and used an MC when you really need one.