The Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) will be organising a SME Sharing Session on Hiring, Training and Retention of PMETs in a Manpower-Lean Economy on Thursday, 15 August 2019.
At this session, the Lifelong Learning Institute would like to invite employers to an exclusive preview of their newly renovated facility; The LLearning Express – an experiential learning concept space designed with the users in mind to encourage learning, cultivate collaboration and inspire ideation and innovation. Equipped with smart technology, our thematic learning spaces aim to transform the way learning takes place and to create a conducive learning environment and experience.
After which, employers will hear how the various support schemes can better recruit, train and retain your PMETs. The P-Max Place-and-Train Programme aims to facilitate the entry of PMETs into suitable SME jobs. Upon completion of the programme, companies will receive a one-time Assistance Grant of $5,000. Companies applying under the P-Max track for Singapore Citizens PMETs aged ≥ 50 would be entitled to an additional $5,000 assistance grant capped at $10,000 per company. The Enhanced Career Support Programme (CSP) encourages employers to tap on wealth of experience that mature PMETs can bring to the workplace. PMETs that are unemployed for six months or more, in mid-level jobs that pay $3,600 will be given wage support for up to 18 months. Lastly, the Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) which aims to help jobseekers reskill and acquire necessary knowledge and competencies to take on new jobs. Eligible companies will receive training grants and salary support of up to $18,000.