Singapore's Ministry of Manpower has convened a HR Industry Transformation Advisory Panel (HRTAP), comprising tripartite partners, HR and business leaders, and representatives from the HR services sector.
This was announced by Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad yesterday, who said this panel will build on the HR Industry Manpower Plan to formulate strategies and lead efforts that would further develop the country's HR services sector.
He added: "It will also propose measures to support HR professionals in walking the tech journey to better enable workforce rejuvenation and business transformation. I look forward to the Panel’s recommendations."
Minister Zaqy made this announcement while speaking of the need for HR professionals to build up new skills and embrace technology, given the evolving nature of job demands. He explained: "DBS and Love, Bonito are examples of how companies, regardless of size, are benefitting from the solutions offered by the HR services sector.
"We would like to see more companies support their HR teams to leverage on HR services and HR tech to augment their capacity for workforce rejuvenation."