For Hiring Employers

Supporting members with hiring and employment needs

Internship Placement Programme for Employers

In order to help university and polytechnic students become more employable when they graduate, several tertiary institutions have incorporated internships as part of their school curriculum. This will allow students to gain valuable on-the-job experiences, build their social networks, and develop both their technical and communication skills that will come in handy during their careers. For employers who have temporary hiring needs to tide you through your organisation's peak seasons, please consider the Internship Programme(s) listed below. You are one step closer to nurturing our young talents and giving them an opportunity to learn and grow!

What is it?A portal where employers can seek interns in areas like Accountancy, Business (Banking and Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, etc) and Computer Studies.

 

Who is it for?

 

Employers who need temporary manpower during peak seasons.

 

What can it do for you?

It connects companies who are seeking interns to tide through a short period of time.

For more informationPlease visit NTU Internship Programme.

Alternatively, you can also send an email or contact them at +65 6790 5242.

 

 

If you are unable to find a match for the right period, please do write to us at Career Support and we will forward your interest to the respective tertiary institutions.

Programmes and Schemes for Employers

Are you facing a shortage of manpower or looking for a ready pool of Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs)? Or looking for PMETs who have gone through skills conversion so that they can take up certain roles in your organisations? Do you also need support in hiring and training locals for them to fill up specific roles or take up new position(s)? Heard of training grant to help defray cost of training when you send staff who are union members for trainings that promotes employablity enhancement? Before letting go of staff during difficult times, have you heard of pre-emptive retrenchment support and job placement? We have curated a list of government programmes and schemes that are available to help you tide through the manpower crunch by heavily subsidising your hiring and training costs.

What is it?

Workforce Singapore (WSG)’s Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) are career conversion programmes targeted at Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs), including mid-career switchers, to undergo skills conversion and move into new occupations or sectors that have good prospects and opportunities for progression.

 

The ongoing PCP for the accountancy sector is the conversion to a management accountant role.

Who is it for?

For Employers who are:

  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Willing to hire and train Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents of Singapore who are mid-career switchers without the requisite experience or skills;
  • For other programme specific criteria, please refer to the WSG website.

 

Beyond the general eligibility criteria for PMETs, other course-specific entry criteria and employer-specific job criteria may apply for different PCPs.

How does it benefit you?
  • Employers will be entitled to salary support and course fee grant of up to 90% of both salary and course fee, depending on the type of PCP enrolled in
  • Facilitate recruitment of career switchers to meet employers manpower needs
  • Leverage structured industry-recognised training
  • Tap on Government funding through Course Fee Grant and Salary Support / Training Allowance
  • Minimise redundancies and reskill experienced employees to take on new job roles 
For more information

 

For employers who would like to find out more about the programme, pls visit the WSG website.

 

 

 

What is it?

 

A placement programme to support companies in hiring and training locals in relevant skills to take on new job position(s) due to shortage of manpower. PNT can be customised for a specific industry or company, including the accountancy sector. 

 

Who is it for?

 

For companies who have hiring needs. Any company can work with e2i to curate their own Place and Train Programme to hire and train locals to fill up certain job roles. 

 

How does it benefit you?
Funding to Employers
Level of Support
Standard RateUp to 70% of monthly salary, capped at $12,000 per hire
Enhanced RateUp to 90% of monthly salary, capped at $16,000 per hire
Training GrantUp to 70% course fees support for external skills training and certifications  
    For more information

     


    Please visit e2i website.

     

     

     

    What is it?

    P-Max is a Place-and-Train Programme under Workforce Singapore (WSG) that aims to:


    • Help SMEs to better recruit, train, manage and retain their newly-hired PMETs;
    • Encourage the adoption of progressive human resource practices within SMEs;
    • Help to place job-seeking PMETs into suitable SME jobs.
    Depending on SMEs’ needs, SMEs can choose to embark on three different P-Max options:
    SME NeedsP-Max Options
    SME hiring PMETsP-Max
    SME hiring PMETs, older workers who are Singapore Citizen age 50 years & aboveP-Max for Older Workers
    Non-hiring SMEs

    (i.e. SMEs with no immediate hiring need but would like to pick up progressive Human Resource (HR) practices)
    P-Max Lite

     

    Who is it for?

     

    For Employers who are:
    • Local SMEs looking to hire PMETs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents of Singapore;
    • Local SMEs looking to improve their HR practices (Performance Management, Learning & Development and Goal Settings) within the organisation.
    How does it benefit you?

    P-Max and P-Max for Older Workers

    Hiring SMEs can seek assistance from Programme Managers to:

    • help screen and
    • refer suitable job-seeking PMETs for their job vacancies under the Programme.

    Participating SMEs can also enjoy up to 90% course fee subsidy[1] for PMET, SME training workshops and Age Management workshop (applicable for P-Max for Older Workers only), while eligible SMEs will receive a one-time $5,000 Assistance Grant or $10,000[2] Assistance Grant (P-Max for Older Workers only) upon completion of the Programme and six month retention of the newly hired PMET(s).

     

     

    P-Max Lite

     

    Non-hiring SMEs can enjoy up to 90% course fee subsidy for the SME training workshop under P-Max Lite. This programme targets non-hiring supervisors in SMEs who are keen to learn progressive HR practices to better manage their existing staff. Course fee funding will be provided for non-hiring SME supervisors to attend the SME workshop which will cover progressive HR-related topics, such as goal setting and performance management tools and an introduction to an HR toolkit. SMEs under P-Max Lite will not be eligible for the assistance grant.

    [1] Only Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident are eligible for the course fee subsidy.

    [2] Please note that the Assistance Grant is capped at $5,000 or $10,000 (for SMEs under P-Max for Older Worker) regardless of the number of PMETs hired & retained under P-Max. Companies who have previously received $5,000 P-Max grant will only be eligible for additional $5,000 under P-Max for Older Workers.
      For more information

       

      For more information on the programme, please visit WSG website.

       

       

      What is it?

      A training grant for unionised companies to defray their cost of training when they send staff who are also union members for trainings that promote employability enhancement

       

      Who is it for?

      For unionised companies whose staff are union members only

      How does it benefit you?Company funding support:
      • $30,000 per eligible unionised company;
      • NETF co-fund and support 50% unfunded course fees for unionised companies (capped at $250/member/year) who met the eligibility criteria.
        For more information

         

        Please refer to the e2i microsite.

         

        If you have any queries, please complete the enquiry form and an assigned e2i personnel will contact you within 5 working days.

        Hotline: +65 6474 0606

         

        What is it?

        NTUC’s Job Security Council (JSC), an eco-system comprises companies/employers that aims to provide pre-emptive retrenchment support and job placement targeted at PMETs to minimise the unemployment duration and to smoothen career transition. 

         

        Who is it for?

        For companies who are: 

        • Receiving/hiring workers or
        • Releasing workers due to ongoing retrenchment
        How does it benefit you?

        Employers will have access to:

        • Relevant talent pool;
        • Available HR solutions, i.e. staff coaching and training; and
        • Learning opportunities in trending HR topics, good practices, support schemes (i.e PCP) and industry transformation plans

        You can also benefit from:

        • End-to-end support from first indication till the restructuring/retrenchment completion;
        • Support schemes (i.e. in-house re-deployment), career coaching, employability training for re-skilling; and
        • Outplacement services to match employees into new jobs within JSC companies
        For more information

         

        Please refer to the e2i microsite.

         

         

        Unable find any schemes suitable for you? Write to us at Career Support and we will connect you with the relevant programme administrators to explore an alternative.
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