JOIN US for SHRI x SBFF upcoming EMPOWER Circles Conversation Series
Enable Manpower Planning Opportunities With Enhanced Resources
Conversations on Inclusive Hiring for HR Professionals
In partnership with SHRI, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) Foundation aims to bridge the hiring organisations with the untapped resources in the community.
EMPOWER Circles is a series of 3 conversations, where it is about taking the first step to understand the employment barriers the vulnerable individuals may face in their job seeking experiences and their challenges. Join any of the following webinars to learn from the job coaches and individuals as well as employers who made employment possible for vulnerable individuals.
Restoring hope and dignity to the displaced in our community.
Balancing work and caregiving responsibilities for low-income young mothers.
Persons With Mental Health Conditions
Enabling employees with mental health conditions to thrive.
Conversation: Homeless Individuals
Restoring hope and dignity to the displaced in our community
Hear the Voices from the Shelters for the homeless individuals and learn how you and your companies can be a Beacon of Hope to the displaced individuals and families in our community.
The session aims to bring greater awareness that many displaced individuals and low-income families who are in transition from challenging circumstances, want to work. They can potentially be your targeted ready pool of resources in this tight labour market. In this session, you would be able to understand how your companies can help these individuals restore their dignity and hope through employment and to achieve a win-win outcome in this tight labour market.
- A Day in the life of a shelter’s resident
- Q&A with NHCS career coaches
- Roundtable discussion
Conversation: Single/Young Mums
Balancing work and caregiving responsibilities for low-income young mothers
Explore the challenges faced by low-income young mothers in this new COVID era and see how you can play a part in making livelihood opportunities accessible to underprivileged communities in Singapore.
This session will help discover blind spots in hiring for entry level roles while bringing awareness on social responsibilities that companies have, in order to include those who have been overlooked in the society. With growing unemployment, it is time not to sweep things under the carpet, and come together to co-solution on manpower shortage and being inclusive in hiring!
- Employment landscape for low-income women
- Job coaches’ experiences
- Sharing and discussion on what works for champions of inclusive hiring
Empower a woman, Enable a family. Daughters Of Tomorrow (DOT) mission is to facilitate livelihood opportunities for underprivileged women, and support them in achieving financial independence and social mobility for their families. Women who face limitations on access to employment due to caregiving responsibilities, lack of flexible employment practices, focused training and skills-enhancement. DOT comes in to complement existing training and workforce-related agencies by connecting community resources to enable each woman on an individual level.
Conversation: Persons With Mental Health Conditions
Enabling employees with mental health conditions to thrive
This session aims to bring greater awareness on how employment, as a form of social inclusion, is a key factor to improving quality of life of persons with mental health conditions. Come participate in an interactive dialogue with social service agencies, professionals and persons with lived experiences on how your companies can hire and better support employees with mental health conditions in the workplace to achieve meaningful employment!
- Sharing by employers and/or person with mental health condition on their employment journey
- Job coaches sharing on best practices
- Discussion on barriers and overcoming them
SAMH was established in 1968 as the first community mental health agency in Singapore. They aim to improve the lives of persons with mental health issues through rehabilitation and reintegration. A broad range of services provided across 9 centres include counselling, creative services, outreach activities, rehabilitation, skills training and job opportunities.
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