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2020 Singapore HRTech Market Map

Swechha Mohapatra

Swechha Mohapatra
Senior Consultant-Digital HR, hrtech.sg

“Multiple factors accelerating the Digital HR adoption in Singapore including the Singapore Government’s productivity focus and the world’s largest work from home experiment”
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“Beyond the traditional job boards, new-age HRTech tools are now available in abundance for both Singapore employers & job-seekers to connect!”
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Do you really know whom you hire?

Kannan Chettiar

Kannan Chettiar
Managing Director, Avvanz

“Hiring the “right fit” talents is onerous enough and all the more important to recruit talents who are “safe” and have “integrity”. Data shows that 35% of CVs or resumes have some form of discrepan...”
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“Recruiters are experiencing a significant shift in the market that now prefers to hire professionals for ‘gigs’, rather than permanently. This shift can be accounted to the changing preference of t...”
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Employee Empowerment: A Business-Critical Requirement

Andy Davies

Andy Davies
Vice President of APAC, People First

“The modern working environment has extra pressures that were not foreseen even just 10 years ago.  We have a multi-generational employment landscape which creates its own tensions between groups of...”
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“Onboarding provides Human Resources team with a gold mine of opportunities to engage their employees with relevant content about the company, get them assimilated culturally into the organization a...”
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Choosing the Right Champions: How ONA conquers the Change Adoption Trap

Francisco Marin Mayer

Francisco Marin Mayer
Co-founder & CEO, Cognitive Talent Solutions

“The influence of top informal leaders is 40% greater than the average influence of formal leaders. By positioning informal leaders as early adopters of strategic changes, executive teams can mitiga...”
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People First

Andrew Britton

Andrew Britton
Founder, 5QLive

“People are complicated, on all sides of the equation .. Too complicated for an algorithm as all variables on all sides are constantly changing, especially when building a team of different skills, ...”
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HRMS for SMEs: It's a need, not a want!

Sriram Iyer

Sriram Iyer
Founder & CEO, hrtech.sg

“Digitalisation is for here to stay. And it is imperative for businesses of all shapes and sizes to use it to their benefit and jump onboard.”
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“HR managers spend a huge amount of time on paperwork and such processes can be integrated into an employee app, allowing more time for what they’d rather be doing: Strategic HR planning.”
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Simplifying Employee Bonus Programs

Naveen Veda

Naveen Veda
Co-founder, Laserbeam

“When we got to the details as to how they (enterprises) manage the (compensation) programs, it’s often on a spread sheet with formulae and macros. No wonder...”
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“In fact, a new term has been coined to describe the people that will take on this challenge – they are known as the Adaptive Talents. These Adaptive Talents...”
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Establishing Agility in HR

Nigel Lim

Nigel Lim
Co-Founder & CEO, Payboy

“There are many tools available online that can aid organisations in adopting agile practises for HR. My suggestion is to consistently test your policies to optimise for simplicity”
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“Once the role is out in the market for a long period of time, most candidates hesitate to consider it, as they believe something is ‘wrong’ with the role or the manager or the organization in general”
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“Having stronger people analytics functions enables you to dig deeper into your people metrics to discover trends and insights. It is important for HR to have access to an integrated view of people ...”
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“Using modern recruiting technology that provides a great candidate experience will help candidates see your company in a positive light, and thus improve your employer branding and make the whole p...”
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“…we believe every candidate should have a chance to showcase their talent, not just some. This removes bias from th...”
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It’s About Time Recruitment Got Automated

Emmanuel Crouy

Emmanuel Crouy
Co-Founder & CEO, GrabJobs

“By combining the power of targeted digital job ads with multi-channel job posting, you can reduce the amount of unqualified applicants ...”
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“Gamification redefines recruitment by bringing science and fun to the art of recruitment. It introduces an exciting and equalizing element to ...”
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“The great news is that machine learning can help you connect with applicants a lot earlier in the hiring process. Candidates don’t want ...”
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“Since time immemorial, all great things we have achieved as a race have happened when we have acknowledged a problem, approached with an open ...”
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Unleash the Power of Teams

Rudi Ramin

Rudi Ramin
Co-Founder and CEO, Grow

“…the workplace of today has shifted from the more traditional and hierarchical pyramid structure, to more empowered teams of teams. Due to ...”
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“The best form of training delivery is to downsize content into ‘snack-able’ modules - Nano Learning.These are housed on the cloud and readily ...”
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Onboarding should be a Pleasure, not a Pain.

Vijay Veera

Vijay Veera
Co-Founder & CEO, Digidesk

“Onboarding is a critical weakness for a majority of organizations that stalls new hire momentum. A poor onboarding experience ...”
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The Science of Hiring

Kek Sei Wee

Kek Sei Wee
CEO, IoTalents

“Predictive analytics for hiring uses modern data and assessment science to project candidates’ fit and likelihood for success based ...”
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Digitally Engage Your Mobile Workforce for Better Business Returns

Andy G. Schmidt

Andy G. Schmidt
Founder & CEO, Beekeeper Communication

“The first step to engaging your mobile workforce is to find a digital communication tool that addresses your specific operations and ...”
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Dining Out On HR Technology

Richard Hanson

Richard Hanson
CEO, Jobable

“Of course, if we look at HR technology engagement, one could argue that every time a ‘user’ (diner) consumes a piece of your HR Technology ...”
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“For any organization that is moving from annual appraisal mode to continuous performance management, it is a change in culture. Organizations ...”
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“Artificial Intelligence (AI) has changed the global business environment as we know it, and this is most apparent through changes in traditional HR practices brought about by the emergence of cogn...”
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Ready! Get Set! BOT!

Jian Hong Tan

Jian Hong Tan
CEO & Co-Founder, Su-Ette

“The roles and functionality of Chatbots have advanced significantly, thanks to advancement in cloud computing powers. The question really is to have clarity of your Bot’s purpose and taking the fi...”
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Where’s the Human Touch in Recruiting?

Sujo John

Sujo John
Business Head, Monster.com

“Today tools such as AI and machine learning, video and chatbots will enable recruiters to find qualified candidates faster. But they can’t replace the human touch in recruiting.”
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“Every employer aspires to keep their employees engaged and empower them by providing the best-in-class work environment.”
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“Effectiveness of wellness strategies differ based on the company culture.”
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Technology & Culture: Two sides of the same coin

DN Prasad

DN Prasad
Founder & Executive Coach, Noetic Step

“The biggest risk that we run with digitalisation is that it is the perfect recipe for the cultural fabric to get weaker, if not executed and ...”
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“As Singapore Inc adopts HRTech solutions rapidly, start-ups focusing on this sector in Singapore are buzzing with activity. There are over 100 HRTech startups - many with a roaster of local and gl...”
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“Singapore has a thriving job market. But, its employee turnover rate is among the highest in Asia Pacific. According to a 2018 report of Workday, 46% of Singaporean employees are planning to leave ...”
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