Milestones 2008

Year 2008

  • Engaged as Organisation Partner to Berkeley Asia Business Center Conference 2008 on 1 December 2008
  • Collaborated with the Singapore Dental Health Foundation to conduct a survey study on the provision of dental healthcare benefits to employees in Singapore. This survey was the first dental benefit survey done, targeting at lower-income group.
  • Produced the Guide to Singapore Employment Act with case studies (solutions included) to provide readers with a succinct overview of the Act and to better understand how the concepts and formulae work
  • Supported World Federation of Personnel Management to roll out global HR survey that was conducted jointly with The Boston Consulting Group (Release of survey findings at Singapore HR Congress 2008)
  • Appointed by Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) as training organisation to deliver Certified Service Professionals training to service professionals under the Tourism Talent (TOTAL) Plan for a period of 2 years (2008 – 2009)
  • Launched the inaugural Singapore HR Challenge, a HR and business competition in Singapore, targeting at pre-tertiary and tertiary participants to develop creative solutions for today’s people challenges
  • Shared on managing cultural differences and diversity with delegation placed under the patronage of the President of the French Republic
  • Conducted the Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Management in Motorola University (China)
  • Invited to speak at the HR Week 2008 Conference & Exhibition on Transforming HR to the Next Level in Seoul, Korea
  • Launched the Singapore HR Congress & Business-Connect Exposition 2008, opened by Minister of State Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • Hosted government officials from the Civil Service Commission of Thailand and shared pertinent HR issues that are impacting the global workforce
  • Hosted Vice President and Honorary General Secretary of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) to share and discuss HR and people management practices that are impacting today’s business environment
  • Presentation on “Current Global Trends in Human Capital Practices – A Singapore Perspective” by President, SHRI at the HR Compendium in Brunei Darussalam
  • Signed MOU with Manulife to share and leverage on the strengths of both institutions to develop tailored HR services and provide consultancy services to SMEs and big organisations
  • Hosted delegation from the Gauteng GCR Academy, South Africa and exchanged views and learning experiences on HR and people management practices
  • Hosted delegation from the Central Personnel Administration (CPA)

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