Women Back WorkforceWomen Back WorkforceBegins with U from your communityBegins with U from your communityChristie Khoo,Christie Khoo,CEO Search Pte LtdCEO Search Pte LtdFuture Employment PapersFuture Employment Papers
AcknowledgementAcknowledgement Emerald Editorial in HRMEmerald Editorial in HRM
Today there areToday there are 7 billion7 billion ofofususliving on EarthBy 2050, therewill be9 billion
Our children will live up toOur children will live up to 9797Their children will live up 106
Our hunger for food will riseOur hunger for food will rise50 %
Our need for energy will riseOur need for energy will rise40 %
By 2050 GDP will quadrupleBy 2050 GDP will quadrupleFromFrom 773 trillion to3 trillion to 378 trillion
Today 1.8 billionToday 1.8 billionA decade ago 370 million people had access to internet
2121ststcentury and beyondcentury and beyond
The New HR AgeThe New HR Age
Recruitment is no longer in a bubbleRecruitment is no longer in a bubble1970sHierarchy21stcenturyTalent CommunityEngageRelationshipAttract
Old new workforceOld new workforceLooking at oldproblems froma new viewpoint.
HypesHypes The most commonly cited reasons holdingThe most commonly cited reasons holdingthe women back from joining the workforcethe women back from joining the workforcewere the:were the: lack of suitable jobs near their homes (45%);lack of suitable jobs near their homes (45%); lack of part-time working arrangementslack of part-time working arrangements(40%); and(40%); and lack of required qualifications or skills (35%).lack of required qualifications or skills (35%).
How do we help?How do we help?
Categorize WomenCategorize WomenTalentTalentAge Female25 - 29 Tech Savvy less life experience30 – 45 English SpeakingKnow the Society46 - 55 Experience with life…56 onwards Happy Crew….
Cutting the ComplexityCutting the Complexity
Tripartite Relations in LifeTripartite Relations in LifeMaterialEmotionalDirection
Old game, new way ofOld game, new way ofplayingplaying
Society as a whole.Society as a whole.• Housewife• Senior Citizen• Special Needs• Unqualified
The old HR…The old HR…
Moving forward….Moving forward…. HR Roles in Building a CompetitiveHR Roles in Building a CompetitiveOrganization.Organization. HR is to become a strategic value-add toHR is to become a strategic value-add tothe pulse of an organizationthe pulse of an organization’’s business.s business. The future role of HR will be to createorganizational cultures that unambiguouslyconfront realities and make the innerworkings of the organization much moretransparent to the typical employee.
The Future WorkforceThe Future Workforce Future Workforce : Organizations mustcontinuously create a more flexibleworkforce. Professional developmentinitiatives including major commitments totraining, global development assignments,and modern –day apprenticeshipsprograms have to be put in place to keeppace with changing technology. Further,organizations should promote and deployflexible, family-friendly workplace practices.