To enhance their knowledge, attitudes or skills SHRI – Singapore Human Resource Institute – they call it Learning and Human Capital Development instead of training of development =)))
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By Qi Chun E-Human Resource Management HR Communications Quality Work-Life Health & Employee Wellness Workplace Safety & Health Corporate Social Responsibility Fair Employment Practices HR & Management Consultancy Service Provider Internationalization/ Globalization of Business
There are many reasons why companies provide training for their employees and here is a survey done by the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore 2 years ago. There are many purposes of training and some of them include improving productivity, service quality and also to cater to changes in the workplace. From the survey, you can see that the
We have also noticed a new trend in companies where they choose to provide training for employees in order to retain them. As you can see from this statistic taken from a survey conducted by the Singapore Human Resource Institute, many companies are offering Opportunities for continuous learning as a way to retain their staff. From this survey, you can see that employees themselves are beginning to see the importance of training and are looking for companies who offer them training to help them improve their job skills and perhaps hope for higher pay and employability. I shall now hand over to Qi Chun who will tell you more about the Challenges and Benefits of Training & Development.
By Sophie StarHub takes the training and development of its employees very seriously as the company has to adapt to frequent changes very rapidly. Increases efficiency.( by teaches employee communication skills) satisfied customers who will stay on with StarHub Current affairs briefing (keep staff in the know)
Converting to permanent staff
By Raymond. Include SDF.
By Raymond. Include SDF.
Employee Training & Development Group 9 Members Involved: Lisa, Michele, Qi Chun, Sophie, Raymond, Song Jie
“ Training and development is a sub-activity of most organizations which place higher premiums on other activities”.
Discuss with reference to the context of Singapore how Singapore companies “wrestle” with the challenges of achieving higher economic outputs while at the same time also caring for its employees by training & developing them.
Discuss with reference to the context of Singapore how Singapore companies “wrestle” with the challenges of achieving higher economic outputs while at the same time also caring for its employees by training & developing them .
Reviewing of Project Question: “ Wrestle” (v.): To contend or struggle (Balancing profits and costs)
Purposes of Training Source: Top Reasons for Providing Structured Training , Manpower Research and Statistics, MOM. Employer Supported Training, 2006.
Purposes of Training (cont.) Source: January survey on Attracting & Retaining Staff by the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) and Remuneration Data Specialists (RDS) of 183 private and public sector employers
How about Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore?
Partly, in the short run.
Expensive training courses
'They are working with tight manpower. Training means downtime,' says Mr Teva Raj, director of the Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE). From The Straits Times, 8 th Mar 08: “Singapore: Skills upgrade - the next frontier ” Skills Development Fund (SDF)
Employee training & development is an essential activity for any organization to focus on.
No doubt on the benefits of training.
Training improves productivity and sustains growth increase profits.
There is not much “wrestle”, depending on size of an organization.
Conclusion Dr Ng Eng Hen Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Defence Improvements in productivity are the only “sustainable” way to deal with cost increases. From TODAY, 6 th Mar 08: “The Employer’s Dilemma, Keeping Costs Down vs. Retaining Staff”
Q & A Members Involved: Lisa, Michele, Qi Chun, Sophie, Raymond, Song Jie
“ Wrestle” between Increasing Profit and Training Staff
“ Wrestle” (v.): to engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate; or to move, maneuver, or force with difficulty.
Sheralyn Tay (6 th Mar 08), “The Employer’s Dilemma: Keeping Costs Down vs. Retaining Staff” , TODAY "Compensation and benefits: investing in your human capital" in HRM Singapore. 4(6):30-33. Chin Lian (8 th Mar 08), “Singapore: Skills upgrade - the next frontier ” , The Straits Times References:
Problems faced in S’pore:
Increasing inflation rate
Fierce competition in tight labor market
Slow growth in productivity
Is there “wrestle” between increasing profit and training staff ? Attract & Retain staff TRAIN OR LOSE THEM 'Staff turnover deters some employers from continually upgrading their employees. But the fact is that if we do not train our employees, they will also look elsewhere.' MR KOH JUAN KIAT, executive director of Singapore National Employers Federation
Solutions/ Actions for Attracting & Retaining Staff
Developing higher variable bonuses/ wage hikes
Ramping up job redesign
Source: January survey by the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) and Remuneration Data Specialists (RDS) of 183 private and public sector employers Government can also provide tax incentives and subsidiaries (esp. SDF) to companies to grow productivity.