10 Jul '11, 8am

Organisations need to look at diff. ways of talent mgmt to enhance/support productivity initiatives.

Good morning. I am pleased to join you today at the opening of the inaugural Human Capital Singapore Conference. Productivity as a key driver for Singapore's next lap of economic growth Companies in Singapore are expanding aggressively to capitalise on Asia's dynamic growth story. This is good news for many employees – as it has brought greater job creation, with unemployment dipping to a three-year low of 1.9% in March 2011. To ensure that today's strong labour market performance is sustainable in the long run, Singapore must constantly tweak and re-invent its growth strategies to adapt to a rapidly-changing world. This will help us to stay ahead of our competitors. We do this not for its own sake but to continue to create good jobs for Singaporeans. Amidst the need for change, however, one constant is the importance of our people who make up the workforce. We need to ens...

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Shoko Nakagawa became a celebrity in Japan for her many talents, including singing and acting. Her weirdest talent, howeve...