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: 26 July, 2022

Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Platform:: Zoom

Fees:

Complimentary!

 

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Session Details

Conversation: Persons with Mental Health Conditions

Singapore Association for Mental Health

Enabling employees with mental health conditions to thrive

In Singapore, the unemployment rate was 11.5%, twice as high among those with a 12-month mental disorder than those without at 4.8%3

“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close

Session Highlights:
  • Sharing by employers and/or person with mental health condition on their employment journey
  • Sharing and discussion on employment barriers and ways in overcoming them to enable open employment for persons with mental health conditions

3. Subramaniam et al., Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 2021.

Speaker Details

Singapore Association for Mental Health

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) was established in 1968 and is dedicated in uplifting the lives of persons with mental health conditions and to promote mental wellness within the community. SAMH recognises that while clinical support is essential for persons recovering from mental illness, community-based care is no less important in providing them with a better quality of life and improved acceptance of treatment. Reintegration and rehabilitation will help persons with mental health condition live and work normally within the community. One of the rehabilitation services is to provide training and employment placement for persons with mental health conditions.

Event Details

Date: 26 July, 2022

Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Platform:: Zoom

Fees:

Complimentary!

 

Register Now

Brought to you by:

Supported by: