ReThink HK 2022 : Video-on-Demand

People Matters: Redesigning Recruitment & Retention for Social Innovators

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 14:00 - 15:30

Location: Future Leaders Stage

People & Purpose

Overview

How does purpose-driven organisations identify, incubate and attract social innovators? Explore major opportunities and knowledge gaps between employers and young professionals’ perspectives on talent-company matching and retention. Understand and discuss why talents are the ultimate drivers of social innovations, preparing companies with resilience and competitive advantages.

14:00-14:45 Panel discussion

14:45-15:30 Interactive activity/workshop (Facilitated by Dr Jowie Yu, General Manager, and Maggie Ma, Corporate Cultural Architect of Autopilot Leadership Lab)

Learnings

  • What are the trends and barriers between companies and applicants to work in the social innovation sector?
  • How can one work as a social innovator in corporate firms?
  • How can we align company goals with talent identities, incentives and expectations?

Post Event Actions

  • Consider the respective roles and future skills of social innovation talents through internal advancement vs external talent search.
  • How should companies see and adapt passion projects and hybrid working options? Can inclusive hiring be multi-dimensional?

Speakers

MODERATOR

Tom Chan

Chief Operating Officer

Bling International Ltd.

Tom Chan

Chief Operating Officer

Bling International Ltd.

Tom Chan is a Chief Operating Officer, co-founder in Bling International Ltd. His team presented a cross border virtual summit and career expo during Easter 2022 called Future In YOU. His business is doing the Talents Accelerator Programs with Training and Recruitment. His works were reported recently by EDigest in May 2022.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

How might we create an impact on society in a sustainable way? Let’s Be Collaborative! Be Resilient!! Be Entrepreneurial!! We nurture the future talents!

Jason Cheung

Founder and CEO

QualiFly Education Limited

Jason Cheung

Founder and CEO

QualiFly Education Limited

Jason is a passionate young entrepreneur who strives to create positive impact through innovation. He is awarded as a Top 10 Outstanding Tertiary Student in Hong Kong 2022 for his effort in entrepreneurship and supporting youth development. Aspiring to revolutionise education, he founded QualiFly Education with a view to improve the effectiveness of how students learn traditionally.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

“Quality Education” is often not being prioritised, but it is in fact a key issue that impacts how our next generation equips themselves and tackle novel challenges in society. I hope to see more high-quality education and upskilling efforts in Hong Kong to prepare the future of our workforce.

Marianne Hughes

Founder and CEO

Kno Global

Marianne Hughes

Founder and CEO

Kno Global

Originally a consumer knowing nothing about who made her clothes, Marianne is a thought leader (Forbes 30 under 30) with a vision to humanise the supply chain. Working at a factory in China, she built KNO to address the real needs of workers and link ‘S’ of ESG to profits.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Hong Kong needs to shift to a human first mindset and listen to the needs of their people. Listening is the first step to understanding, and we believe this approach should apply to supply chains too. Our goal is to listen to 1 million workers in the supply chain in 2022 – with your help!

David Mui

Founder and Practice Lead

Centre for Diversity and Inclusion Asia

David Mui

Founder and Practice Lead

Centre for Diversity and Inclusion Asia

David Mui, Ph.D., is the Practice Lead at the Centre for Diversity and Inclusion Asia.

He is also the Regional Lead for InfoWorks Asia, a consulting firm focusing on Agile HR (PeopleOps) and Business Agility.

He has more than 30 years of business, consulting, human capital, and DEI experience gained from global companies and international consulting firms. He was also a CEO of an NGO before rejoin the business sector.

Julio Orr

Founder & CEO

Happyer.io

Julio Orr

Founder & CEO

Happyer.io

Julio Orr is an Australian entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the Human Capital, HRTech and EdTech space.

He is the Founder & CEO of Happyer.io, the fastest growing next-gen career platform that is reimagining how companies and candidates connect in the new “future of work” world.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I would like to see more initiatives around reducing use of plastics in Hong Kong.

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