How to Address Your Manpower Crunch with Gov Initiatives


Companies find it challenging to fill job vacancies amidst the tight labour market and this is largely due to the impact of COVID-19. Companies should utilise government support, transform and improve job quality to attract and retain local workers. SBF is the programme manager for the following 3 initiatives:


SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme for Mid-Career Individuals

The SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme is a full-time attachment programme which supports mid-career individuals to widen their professional networks and gain meaningful industry-relevant skills and experience by being attached to a host organisation and undergoing the development plans put in place for them.

The programme provides an opportunity for host organisations to find potential candidates and mid-career individuals opportunities in finding full time employment with a Host Organisation


Jobs Development Partner (JDP) Programme

Jobs Development Partner (JDP) programme is a government initiative managed by Singapore Business Federation (SBF) to help companies accelerate industry transformation and spur job creation and job redesign. Contact our Industry Transformation Advisors (ITAs) for step-by-step complimentary holistic advisory services.

Join us in this webinar to find out how you can tap on the various Government grants in salary and training support to address your manpower challenges

and opportunities for progression. Through CCPs’ industry-recognised training, companies will gain a wider pool of candidates to consider when hiring.

Career Conversion Programmes (CCPs)

SBF has been appointed by Workforce Singapore (WSG) as the Programme Manager for the following CCPs:
Wholesale Trade Professionals & Associates
Sustainability Professionals
3. SME Executives

The CCP aims to support companies to find the right talents by helping them recruit and train their employees so that they have a ready pool of talent with practical skills to support in their operations.

Progressive Wage Mark
The Progressive Wage(PW) Mark is an accreditation scheme to recognise eligible firms that pay progressive wages to lower-wage workers. It is administered by SBF on behalf of the Tripartite Partners.




2.30 pm

SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme for Mid-Career Individuals


Presented by: Mr Mark Loo, Deputy Director, Jobs Mid Career Pathway Programme, Singapore Business Federation

2.45 pm

Jobs Development Partner (JDP) Programme

Presented by: Ms Cherrilyn Neo, Director, Jobs Development Partner Programme Office, Singapore Business Federation

3.00 pm

Career Conversion Programmes

Presented by: Mr Eady Ng, Assistant Director, SBF Business Institute, Singapore Business Federation

3.15 pm

Progressive Wage Mark
Presented by: Mr William Lim, Head, Progressive Wage Mark Admin Office, Singapore Business Federation

3.30 pm





Who should attend?

C-level Executives, Managing Directors, General Managers, Senior Management 

Administrative Details

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  • No cancellation is allowed upon registration but attendance by a replacement delegate from your company due to exigency could be facilitated. Please notify SBF of this change, by giving at least 3 working days’ notice prior to the date of the webinar to enable logistical arrangements for the replacement.
  • SBF reserves the right to cancel, postpone, reschedule, or make any adjustments to the workshop where necessary

Ref No.: SBI240176

4/16/2024 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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