Creating more jobs in HR for those with disabilities
The Straits Times|October 16, 2021
Up to 30 training, employment opportunities with firms such as Microsoft to be launched
Ang Qing

A new initiative to create training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities in human resource (HR) services is one example of how employers can promote inclusive hiring, said President Halimah Yacob yesterday.

SG Enable will support up to 30 training and employment opportunities with partners such as Microsoft Singapore and Alibaba Cloud under the HR Power Bank initiative by Human Capital Singapore (HCS), she said. The initiative will be commissioned in the first quarter of next year.

SG Enable is an agency dedicated to enabling people with disabilities.

Under HR Power Bank, HCS will provide people with disabilities trained as HR administrators to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), where HR professional services are often below par, said Mr Richard Magnus, chairman of the HCS management board.

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