Chairman’s Message

Dear Members of SPEC and friends,
Welcome to the Singapore Professionals’ and Executives’ Co-operative (SPEC) – a new economy co-operative to meet your changing needs.
SPEC was founded in May 2000 by Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI). It was established to create a harbour of lives and opportunities for its members and be a dynamic and efficient source of help for professionals, managers, executives, businessmen and self-employed (PMEBS) to seek gainful economic activities.
Our vision is to achieve connectivity with its members, thus enhancing and enriching social capital in Singapore for the progress and prosperity of their family and at the workplace. We aim to provide professionals and executives the opportunities of employability in this dynamic working environment that we have today. This is supported by our services which included Jobcentre@SPEC, a Workplace and Career Advisory Centre, PrimePlus for the employment of older workers, and also portable medical insurance to help members tide over any unemployment. period.
June 2006 saw the launch of the JobCentre@SPEC which was established to assist individuals and organisations in recruitment and outplacement needs. It aims to provide a convenient one-stop advisory and information centre that includes recruitment, outplacement and career advisory services. PrimePlus, a project initiative funded by MCYS, helps matured and older executives and professionals, aged 50 years and above to lead an active ageing life.
To have a more comprehensive view of SPEC’s products and services, please feel free to navigate the website. Meanwhile, our knowledge portal has information on business environment that could be helpful if you are interested in setting up your own business.
I wish you success in finding gainful economic activities including employment through our services.
Mr Allen J. Pathmarajah
Chairman, Board of Directors