Appointment of MAXIMUS Asia Pte Ltd as Workforce Singapore's second Career Matching Provider

2017 (Mon)

Singapore, 12 June 2017 – Workforce Singapore (WSG) has appointed the second Career Matching Provider, MAXIMUS Asia Pte Ltd (MAXIMUS), to expand WSG’s suite of Career Matching Services under a two-year pilot. MAXIMUS commenced operations today at Westgate Tower.

High Pressure Processing technology uplifts manpower-lean capabilities and opens up export opportunities for local food companies

2017 (Wed)

31 May 2017, Singapore – High pressure processing technology helps food products stay fresh longer, opening up export opportunities for food companies. Companies using HPP technology also saw an improvement in productivity, manpower savings and food wastage reduction in their manufacturing process.

National Certification and New Initiatives to Deepen Skills of HR Professionals

2017 (Thu)

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.

PMETs to Get Greater Career Support to Enter the Manufacturing Industry

2017 (Thu)

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.

Revision To SkillsFuture Credit Claims Processes

2017 (Wed)

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.

Early childhood operators and employees to benefit from two new sector initiatives

2017 (Tue)

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.

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