Managing Manpower Shortage in Your Organisation

July 27, 2022 - July 27, 2022 (add to calendar)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Non-Member Price: Free
Member Price: Free

Despite easing of the border curbs, many SMEs are still facing manpower shortages. This is compounded by the changing mindsets of the local workforce where 74% of Singaporean professionals surveyed are looking to quit their job this year in pursuit of higher salaries and better work-life balance^.

How can you manage the manpower shortage and ensure that you can retain your current workforce?

^Survey by Michael Page Singapore



Effective Manpower Strategies Amidst a Tight Labour Market

Get insights on the best way to hire fast and hire smart, and how to get the most out of each employee in terms of performance and productivity.

You will learn how to improve employee morale and productivity, without spending loads on high salaries and bonuses, and teambuilding activities and company sponsored trips. Ultimately you will be able to build the most effective team simply and efficiently.


Redesign Jobs to Reskill and Innovate to Sustain, and Grow Your Business

Without the right talent in place, businesses will find it challenging to meet your goals. To ensure that you can retain your current talent while encouraging them take on new jobs within you organisation, jobs have to be redesigned and a pervasive workplace learning culture have to be implemented.

Explore ways to make jobs attractive and how to provide your workforce with reskilling opportunities (e.g. OJT and facilitated learning). This includes internal collaborations needed (e.g. Line Managers and HR) to identify such areas of opportunity.



by Mr Sean Tan, Founder, Principal Consultant, Metelos Advisory

Sean is a Certified Management Consultant with TUV SUD PSB, and a certified facilitator with over 20 years of expertise in management consulting, and has served 16 industries such as professional services, finance, healthcare, and more.


Mr Stephen Yee, Deputy Executive Director, Corporate Learning Centre and Workforce Transformation, Singapore National Employers Federation

Stephen is an active member of the Future of Workunder International Organisation of Employers (IOE). He was involved in providing feedback and information for the ASEAN Future of Work published in 2015 and IOE's Future of Employer Organisations published recently. A certified ACTA trainer and assessor, he recently completed his Executive Certification in Leadership by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.



Workforce Singapore (WSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), that:

  • Helps Singaporeans take on quality jobs at different stages of life
  • Supports enterprises in their transformation needs so that they can remain competitive

Since its set-up, WSG has helped many business with their hiring needs, improve HR practices and increase productivity through the use of technology. We understand that running a business can be tough, so our programmes and services are designed to help your business remain competitive in this age of rapid change.

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