The First Professional HR Certification for Recruiters in Singapore

Introduction

This Certified Human Resources Specialist™ (Recruitment) qualification course consists of five modules (7 days) and is designed to train and certify participants who need to perform various recruitment, staffing and placement activities, formulate recruitment strategies and resolve staffing issues.

As this CHRS (Recruitment) course covers the major elements of the recruitment function and it is skill based, participants will be certified as a Human Resource Specialist (Recruitment) upon successful completion of the course.

During this course, participants will learn to perform job analysis, evaluate recruitment needs, understand recruitment issues, workplace hiring practices and gain knowledge in effective staffing and recruitment strategies.

Course Details: 

Objectives

• Acquiring knowledge on the recruitment function.

• Identifying laws and regulations relating to hiring in Singapore.

• Identifying various recruitment strategies and tactics.

• Building an employer brand to attract talent.

• Developing effective selection interview strategies.

• Using reference checking method and background investigations.

• Learning employee retention strategies.

Module 1 - Overview of Staffing (1 day)

• The hiring process.• Job analysis.

• HR planning.

• The recruitment process.

• The selection process.

• Labour force trends and implications.

Module 2 - Laws related to Hiring (1 day)

• Coverage of Employment Act.• Types of Employment Contracts.

• Conditions for Termination.

• Conditions for payment / Deduction of salary.

• Statutory Benefits.

• Maternity & Child Care Benefits.

• Foreign Manpower Policy.

• Employment of Foreign Manpower Act affecting recruitment of foreigners.

Module 3 - Recruitment (2 days)

• The Talent Supply Chain.• Recruitment Processes.

• Recruitment Strategies & Tactics.

• Using Social Media and Googling for Candidates.

• Building Relationships With Candidates & Hiring Managers.

• Driving A "Recruiter" Mindset Throughout The Organization.

• Establishing A Workforce Planning Model.

• Building An Employer Brand To Attract Top Talent.

• Cost Of Recruitment.

• Effective Onboarding.

Module 4 - Selection (2 days)

• Selection Process.• Application Forms.

• Administering Selection Tests.

• Selection Interviews.

• Pre-employment Screening.

• Reference Checking Methods.

• Background Investigations.

• Making the Job Offer.

Module 5 - Staffing Strategies (1 day)

• Workforce Strategies.• Employee Transition.

• Talent Acquisition.

• Workforce Flexibility.

• Retention Management.

Who should attend

HR Managers, HR Executives, recruitment professionals who are involved in recruitment or executive search activities for at least two years either for their organizations or their clients. Those without the pre-requisite experience must possess the HRSINGAPORE®Certified Human Resources Administrator (CHRA) qualification.

Our Trainers

Decades of experience in local and regional HR practices and expert knowledge in labour laws.

Bernard Tay has over 20 years corporate experience in human resource and development across varied industries ranging from airport services, telecommunications, electronics, appliances, medical to energy sector.

He has worked as regional manager in renowned America and Japanese organisation covering full spectrum of human resource management including expatriate and local compensation design and implementation for outbound and inbound overseas assignments.

He is a regular speaker and workshop facilitator to international and local participants keen to learn about topical issues in human resource and people behaviour. His training engagements and assessment have taken him to countries like Taiwan, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. Bernard is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses.

Bernard graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics and an Upper Honours degree in Sociology from National University of Singapore (NUS) and subsequently obtained his Masters Degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University, USA. He has also completed almost a year of working stint in Virginia, USA.

Chan Phak Sung has 20 years of experience in regional start-up and leadership Human Capital Development and Management function in Asia-Pacific for Global MNCs such as Canon, Dell Computer, Sony, Air Products and Chemicals, Informatics, etc. He has also had hands-on experience in business development, customer service, corporate training, consulting, M&A. He left Canon where he held three appointments: Regional HR Director; Regional Innovation & Productivity Supervising Director; and Regional Learning & Development Director.

Phak Sung is currently a management consultant helping companies to setup their HR functions and infrastructures; merge their policies and practices when they acquire companies; trouble shoot if they have organizational effectiveness issues; and design and deliver training or workshops such as cross-cultural communication, team building, strategic planning and change management, corporate governance and ethics, leadership skills etc.

He conducted a ten-day series of workshops for the Royal Bhutan Government's Ministries' Heads of HR in strategic planning, strategic staffing, and corporate governance. He was recently the keynote speaker in a forum on Human Capital Analytics in Manila organized by Assessment Analytics International. His topic was Measuring Human Capital Analytics for Business Growth.

Phak Sung lectured at a local institute in Strategic Planning and Change Management in the graduate diploma and diploma programs in Human Capital Management introducing the first ever Corporate Governance and Ethics program and was the only lecturer for this program. He also lectured on International Human Capital Management and Administrative Management for an Australian university's bachelor's degree programs. Phak Sung is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses. Phak Sung holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Economics from California State University, USA.

 

Elsie_LowElsie Low is a HR Practitioner with over 25 years of experience. She has specific experience and strength in talent acquisition, human resource development, compensation and benefits development, payroll administration and management, talent management, employee communication and relations. She is a visionary and performance focused professional. Coupled with that, she has excellent business acumen with strong work ethics.

Elsie has worked in various multi-national and local SMEs and in different sectors such as manufacturing, electronics, construction, engineering and oil & gas. Her span of responsibility and experience are spent in various regional and leadership roles across different regions in ASEAN, Australia, China and Middle East.

Elsie graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Human Resource and a MBA in Finance. She is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses.

Noel Khng has more than 20 years’ experience in the Human Resources field working for the Shell Group of Companies. He has taken on roles as a generalist as well as specialist roles in Recruitment, Staff Administration, Industrial Relations, HR Information Systems and Learning and Development.

He also worked as the Group HR Manager for Mewah International Inc., one of the largest palm oil refiners and traders in the world, headquartered in Singapore with 3 refineries in Malaysia and marketing offices in China, Australia, Russia, Rumania, Poland, Brazil and Argentina. Leading a team of 28 HR professionals, he was charged with setting the overall direction for HR policies and practices across the Mewah Group.

By way of academic achievements, Noel holds a Master’s of Science (UK) majoring in HRM and a Diploma in Industrial Relations. He also successfully completed the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA).

Noel is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses.

 

Susan Fong brings with her more than 20 years of working experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Development. Her experience spans across industries like telecommunications, market research, information technology and healthcare. She was holding managerial positions in various organisations and her last position was Senior Manager, Learning and Development, in a local large organisation.

Susan conducts various programmes, ranging from personal development to leadership. She has conducted programmes on Leadership Development, Competency-Based Interview and teambuilding. She is also certified as a DISC Behavioural Consultant, NLP Practitioner and WSQ-ESS programme facilitator.

Having been in the role of a Senior Human Resource Practitioner with management responsibilities, Susan has leadership and facilitation experience. As such, she is able to share and impart her knowledge and experience in areas like interviewing skills, performance management and people management. She has conducted numerous training sessions for organisations such as ACNielsen Research, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Parkway Health, Starhub, Sanmina-SCI, John Wiley and Sons, NTUC First Campus, DTZ, Jurong Port and more.

Her passion lies in being able to contribute to improving the competencies of her participants through interactive sessions. She firmly believes that competent people make a big and positive difference to the organisation. Susan is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Business in Business Administration (Distinction Award) and also a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management (Bronze Award). She is also certified in Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA).

Administrative Details:

Scheduled Dates

• 7, 14, 21, 28 March, 4, 11 & 18 April 2018 - 2nd Intake

Duration

• Seven days

• 9 am to 5.30 pm

Certification

Certification will be awarded upon successfully completion of all the modules and passing of all Competency-Based Assessments. And those who are successful are entitled to use the designatory title "CHRS® (Recruitment)" after their names.

Cost

• S$ 3,080 for Community

• S$ 3,280 for others

Refreshment

• Coffee & tea with snacks during the morning and afternoon breaks

• Buffet lunch with vegetarian & halal options

 

Past Participants:

Past Participants' Comments

• "The practical assessments (role plays) and sharings amongst the class are very useful!" - Jane Lim, DSO National Laboratories

• "Susan was very engaging! Very meticulous!" - Rachel Ng, TripAdvisor Pte Ltd

Past Participant Organizations

• DSO National Laboratories.

• Jabil Circuit (S). 

• TES Asia Pacific, TripAdvisor.