HR CIRCLE ROUNDTABLE: A BETTER WAY OF MANAGING LAY-OFFS
Managing lay-offs is always a tough challenge for HR managers. Not only would one need to make sure legal compliance with the labour law, the HR manager would also need to deal with the business, people and especially emotional aspect of lay-offs.
This roundtable will be chaired by an industry stalwart who has handled many lay-offs over the past 20 years, to provide practical insights on how lay-offs can be managed better.
关于演讲嘉宾: Edwin Kuan 关伟忠 老师
关伟忠老师 自1996年就担任大型跨国企业的人力资源总监，并于2008年担任全球制造、汽车配件行业李尔公司的亚洲人力资源副总裁(VP HR)。
Edwin Kwan has been a HR Director for large business organisations since 1996, and has been the VP HR for Lear Corporation in Asia.
Unlike most HRs, Edwin is one of the few senior HR professionals whom have made successful transitions from line operations to HR. As such, he has in-depth insights of the operations of each function such as supply chain, sales, production or even finance. He is also one of a very few HRs who are able to manage and hire the heads (VPs) of each function, and ensure their performance
Under the Edwin’s guidance, he has helped companies to:
1. Achieve lean functional team (1: 179) to deliver service to operations
2. Reduce headcount by 10% across the region whilst strengthening organization
3. Increase sales per employee by 28%
4. Hire Vice Presidents for Finance, Human Resource, Sales, Engineering and Quality
Edwin is enthusiastic about sharing his vast experience and expertise in managers and leaders, within and beyond the HR department
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