On 9th Nov 2022, IHRP hosted the People Behind People Forum 2022. The event was held at One Farrer Hotel, with more than 300 attendees present onsite. The PBP Forum offered a full-day of learning, discovery and sharing, as we discussed the macro and micro economic trends impacting businesses and the implications for HR professionals as they pivot their people strategies for the future. The theme was "Business@Crossroads: Discover, Uncover and Reimagine Talent".
Learn from organisations who have successfully eased their manpower crunch by looking beyond the traditional talent pool to include gig, mature workers, women returning to work, people with disabilities, etc.
Look within your workforce to groom and grow the existing pool of workers to yield unimaginable results for your business.
Reimagine and transform jobs to be more value adding and rewarding for employees, re-igniting their passion for work.
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Opening Remarks by GOH
In his opening remarks, Guest of Honour, SMS Zaqy Mohamad (Senior Minister of State for Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Manpower) celebrates the accomplishments of HR professionals and emphasises the importance of adopting a mindset that embraces discovering, uncovering, and reimagining talent.
IHRP-MP Conferment Ceremony
Witness the recognition of IHRP’s 4 new Master Professionals (IHRP-MPs). The IHRP-MP Certification is a special recognition for top HR leaders from MNC, Public Sector and Small-Medium Enterprises, who are well-regarded by the HR community for their active contributions to the HR industry.
Morning Keynote on Business@Crossroads
Mr. Wong Kim Yin (Group President and CEO, Sembcorp Industries) provides the macro-level context regarding current business landscape changes. He shares insights into Sembcorp Industries Ltd’s Business@Crossroads experience which includes their brown to green transformation and the progress achieved to date.
Fireside Chat on Business@Crossroads: Unlocking Business and People Opportunities
Mr. Wong Kim Yin (Group President and CEO, Sembcorp Industries) is joined by Mr. Robert Chong (Chief Corporate and HR Officer, Sembcorp Industries) and Ms. Deanna Ong (CHRO, GIC) for a fireside chat on the opportunities arising from the partnership between HR and the business. The discussion encompasses topics such as organisation design, the importance of culture, and repurposing HR to enable more value-added work.
Afternoon Keynote and Business & HR C-Suite Panel Discussion on HR@Crossroads: Driving Strategic Value
Catch renown HR Guru, Mr. Dave Ulrich, as he delivers his message on HR’s evolving role and how HR may upskill to prepare themselves as a strategic enabler to businesses. In the panel that follows, Ms. Low Peck Kem (CHRO, PSD) moderates a discussion on how HR can drive strategic value to unlock transformation growth. Guest speakers – Ms. Doris Sohmen-Pao (CEO, HCLI), Ms. Renata Janini Dohmen (Global Head Early Career Talent Attraction, SAP) and Mr. Kwang Cheak Tan (CEO, AIC) share their insights on the intrinsic link between HR and business, upskilling & reskilling, and the importance of prioritising self-care.
Business@Crossroads HR Leaders Panel: Discover, Uncover and Reimagine Talent
In this segment, Mr. Dean Tong (MD & Head of Group HR, UOB Bank), Ms. Pearl Yu (Director, Marketing & Human Resource, Keystone Cable Singapore), and Ms. Justina Tan (MD, People, Changi Airport Group (S) Pte Ltd) discuss how they have applied creativity and innovation to discover new avenues for talent. The panel is moderated by Mr. Alvin Goh (Executive Director, SHRI).
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Mark your calendars for People Behind People 2023 on 15 November! Anticipated to be the biggest event in the history of IHRP, PBP 2023 promises a full day of immersive learning, exciting discoveries, and meaningful interactions.