Post Event Coverage

17 Apr

Workforce Engagement Forum 2018

Sustainable Manpower Strategies for Future-Ready SMEs

Time : 2:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Venue : RIGEL INNOVATION CENTRE, No. 20 Changi Business Park Central 2, S486031
The forum was well-attended by over 100 SME delegates gaining insights on how to tap on various HR grants and adoption of manpower strategies to enhance employee engagement & retention whilst striving to build a future-ready organisation for business sustainability. Participants are also offered an opportunity to join Mrs Teo, 2nd Minister for Manpower in conversation on key manpower issues which focused on the following: Foreign workforce policy changes and...

22 Mar

SME Health+ Official Launch 2018

Championing Health & Wellness at Work

Time : 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Venue : Health Promotion Board, Level 7 Auditorium, 3 Second Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168937
As the official HPB-appointed Programme Manager for the SME Health+ Scheme, WAF has organised its official launch of the scheme on 22 March 2018. The launch event was attended by more than 200 management representatives from local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).In its role as Programme Manager, WAF will administer to SMEs a pre-funded package that comprises of a suite of cost-effective programmes that revolves around 4 key categories, assuring employees understanding and...

21 Jul

Workforce Champion Series 8

Achieving HR Excellence Through Workplace Diversity and People Development Strategies

Time : 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Venue : FairPrice Hub, 1 Joo Koon Circle, Level 10, Singapore 629117
CREATING PURPOSEFUL EMPLOYMENTALIGNING ORGANISATION GOALS WITH EMPLOYEE BELIEFSThe 8th Workforce Champion Series (WCS) was concluded successfully at the ubiquitous homegrown brand - Fairprice. A brand familiar with all Singaporeans. Reaching out to close to 100 attendees, the event was an insightful session that looked deeply into balancing business value propositions and individual employee values.Fairprice was founded in 1973 by the labour movement with one purpose - to moderate the cost of...

27 Jul

Workforce Champion Series 7

A Stronger Singapore Core - Enhancing Employability For An Inclusive Society

Time : 1:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : Blk 267, Serangoon Avenue 3, #02-02, Singapore 550267
STOP. THINK. INNOVATE YOUR BUSINESS.Why employing persons with disabilities/disadvantages could possibly help your business.The 7th Workforce Champion Series (WCS) was successfully concluded at Singapore’s very first hawker training school for the disabled and disadvantaged – Dignity Kitchen. Dignity Kitchen was set up in October 2010 with a passion in preserving the local heritage of hawker food and a vision to help persons with disabilities and disadvantages find work...

05 May

Workforce Champion Series 6

Building a Strong Singaporean Core for Resiliency in a Manpower-Lean Economy

Time : 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : SIA Training Centre, 720 Upper Changi Road East, Singapore 486852
HAVE YOUR TALENTS SOAR TO GREATER HEIGHTS BY PUTTING THEM FIRSTOUTBOUND – STRONG PILLARS FOR A COMPREHENSIVE HR STRATEGYINBOUND – A COMPETENT WORKFORCEThe 6th Workforce Champion series was successfully concluded at none other than our very own Singapore Airlines (SIA) premises. Known worldwide for its “Singapore Girl” who embraces the meaning of service excellence, we dived deeper into the success of SIA and how its success came to be.In identifying its People as its...

28 Mar

Workforce Champion Series 5

Workforce Enablement for Corporate Growth and Internationalisation

Time : 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : Goodrich Building, 8 Changi South Lane, Singapore 486113
EMPLOYEE JOB SATISFACTION THROUGH CORPORATE GROWTH AND INTERNATIONALISATION: The 5th Workforce Champion Series was held this afternoon at the premises of Goodrich Global Pte Ltd. Graced by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) and supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and IE Singapore, 50 business owners and HR professionals were gathered to hear the success story of Goodrich Global Pte Ltd – from a small company in 1983 to a regional brand...

18 Feb

Workforce Champion Series 4

Employee Engagement & Enablement for Organisational Effectiveness

Time : 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : 80 Anson Road #01-01 Fuji Xerox Towers, Singapore 079907
TRIPLE E IN HUMAN RESOURCE - EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND ENABLEMENT: The 4th Workforce Champion Series was held at the premises of Fuji Xerox Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), more than 50 business owners and HR professionals were given great insights into the functionality of HR in an MNC and how these can be applied to SMEs.Established in 1965, Fuji Xerox Singapore employs approximately 850 employees in Singapore and has been awarded for its HR...

27 Oct

Workforce Champion Series 3

Driving Workforce Productivity in the Workplace

Time : 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : 1 Enterprise Road, Singapore 629813
PEOPLE . MACHINERY . TECHNOLOGY: The 3rd Workforce Champion Series was held at the premises of Neo Garden Limited. Graced by Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister for Manpower, the event drew participation from 50 business leaders, allowing them exclusive insights to the reputed “Buffet King’s” operations.Supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and Neo Group Limited, the event proved to be a very interesting one with a private tour around the central kitchen of...

29 Sep

Workforce Champion Series 2

Key Insights to Talent Management for SMEs

Time : 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue : 8 Jurong Pier Road, Singapore 619160
BREAK AWAY FROM TRADITION AND EMBRACE INNOVATION: The 2nd Workforce Champion Series was held at the premises of Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd. Graced by Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development, the event drew participation from 50 business leaders coming forth to understand Yang Kee Logistic’s success in hiring and retaining talents.Supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd, the event...

16 Jul


Ignite the Workforce, Turn Challenges to Competencies

Time : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Venue : Lecture Theatre, Level 2, Lifelong Learning Institute, 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601
INTRODUCTION: After much anticipation, the Workforce Advancement Federation (WAF) was officially launched through an insightful Summit on Thursday, 16 July 2015. The half-day summit was graced by Minister of State (MOS) for Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr Teo Ser Luck.With the support of SPRING Singapore, Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), Strategic and Preferred Partners, the event was a resounding success and drew participation from more than 250 SME Owners and Senior...