Adrian Tan Joins IHRP as Strategist, Future of Work
The Institute for Human Resource Professionals announced that HR tech influencer and blogger, Adrian Tan has joined its management team as Strategist, Future of Work.
In this role, Adrian will collaborate with industry partners to develop thought leadership and formulate insights and recommendations in emerging areas of HR such as digital transformation, agile work, human-machine collaboration and work-life synergy.
Said Mayank Parekh, CEO IHRP, “In many respects, the future of work is unraveling before us. Fundamental changes to the concept of work are transforming organisational behaviour and culture. Adrian’s unique background and experiences will help strategise, guide and define programmes that will enable the IHRP Community to remain at the forefront of emerging HR areas”.
Adrian joins IHRP from PeopleStrong where he was Practice Leader. A former serial HR entrepreneur, he started his HR career in 2004 with the co-founding of his first business in recruitment. It went on to collect two HR Vendors of the Year awards and led him to receiving HR Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013. He writes and podcasts at adriantan.com.sg and has also authored the book “Everything You Wish To Ask a Headhunter”. Adrian was recently listed as one of the Global Influencers in HR Tech to Follow in 2021 by the Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR).
“I am very glad to be part of Singapore’s grand vision to put HR as a key enabler of businesses. Ultimately, it is people that make the difference in any organisation. The Future of Work brings new opportunities for our companies to unlock potential through the infusion of AI and automation. At the same time, it will also be a huge disruptor to the workplace with implications on job roles and skills development. Helping the business and HR communities navigate these challenges would be my key focus”, shared Adrian Tan.
The Institute for Human Resources Professionals (IHRP) was established to professionalise and strengthen HR practice in Singapore. IHRP sets the benchmark standards of excellence for HR and human capital development in organisations. Through national human capital programmes such as the IHRP Certification, Human Capital Diagnostics Tool and IHRP Knowledge Partner Programme, IHRP aims to develop HR as a strategic enabler of business and workforce transformation and foster a vibrant HR services eco-system to drive innovation and change.
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