Event Summary

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EMPOWER Circles 2nd Conversation Series on

Progressive Hiring Practices For HR Professionals & Heads Of SMEs

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 peer learning platform to forge understanding on progressive hiring practices to fulfil manpower needs and support the employability of vulnerable individuals to enter or re-enter the workforce. Join us in the series of 3 conversations, to find out how vulnerable individuals can be empowered with employment; how progressive hiring practices help in sustaining employment; and how the resource pipeline can be tapped while the social service agencies support their other needs and prepare them for employment.

Objectives:

  1. To create awareness on empowering vulnerable individuals through employment
  2. To promote progressive hiring practices that enable sustainable employment
  3. To bridge HR professionals with partners for the untapped talent pipeline

Event Details

Date: 28 June, 2022

Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Platform:: Zoom

Fees:

Complimentary!

 

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Session Details

Conversation: Homeless Individuals:

New Hope Community Services

Restoring hope and dignity to the displaced in our community

6 in 10 of the homeless people are in irregular work and earn low wages2

“Don’t try to drive the homeless into places we find suitable. Help them survive in places they find suitable.” – Daniel Quinn

Session Highlights:
  • Voices from the Shelters
  • Job coaches’ experiences in empowering displaced individuals to access meaningful employment towards independence and betterment in their lives
  • Sharing and discussion on how companies implement progressive hiring practices to enable sustainable employment for the marginalised beneficiaries

2. Singapore’s Hidden Homeless: Insights from a Nationwide Street Count by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 2019

Speaker Details

New Hope Community Services

New Hope Community Services (NHCS) was established in 2004 and has played a crucial role in the community to provide shelter and support to those in need. NHCS recognises that building thriving and resilient families and individuals requires more than just a roof over their heads. As such, they support the families and individuals to break out of the poverty cycle and achieve long term financial resilience and independence.

Event Details

Date: 28 June, 2022

Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Platform:: Zoom

Fees:

Complimentary!

 

Register Now

Brought to you by:

Supported by: