Singapore, 25 May 2017 – Minister of State Teo Ser Luck officiated at the conferment ceremony of 88 HR professionals certified under the pilot run of Singapore’s National HR Professional Certification Framework, administered by Workforce Singapore (WSG) in October and November 2016. He also announced new initiatives to support the HR profession in developing and deepening their skills.
Singapore, 27 April 2017 – Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETS) and mid-career switchers keen to enter the Manufacturing industry can look forward to greater career support through new industry initiatives announced by Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say at the Adapt & Grow Manufacturing Day & Technology Showcase held at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability (DNI) today.
With effect from 19 May 2017, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will revise the SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) claims processes to reduce the risk of abuse. Under the new process, while individuals will continue to submit SFC claims, all SFC payments by SSG will be made to training providers instead of individuals. Training providers will collect net fees from individuals, after offsetting the SFC that will be used.
Singapore, 11 April 2017 – To meet the increasing demand for talent in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) sector, Workforce Singapore (WSG) is collaborating with the Association of Early Childhood and Training Service (ASSETS) and Association for Early Childhood Educators (Singapore) (AECES) to develop two initiatives, namely the Progressive HR Practices Early Adopter Programme for EC operators, and the SkillsFuture Career Advisors Programme.
Singapore, 6 April 2017 – To extend Workforce Singapore's (WSG) reach to local Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET) jobseekers and minimise missed matches in the labour market, WSG is appointing two private sector placement providers as Career Matching Providers to help expand WSG’s suite of Career Matching Services under a two-year pilot.
Singapore, 29 March 2017 – SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is expanding the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) to provide more polytechnic and ITE graduates with opportunities to pursue their learning and career goals.