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The First Step [Students]

[First Come First Serve - Seats running out] A national conference on the future of hiring led by student leaders

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One Farrer Hotel 1 Farrer Park Station Road Singapore, Singapore 217562 Singapore

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We are honoured to have Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education as our Patron and Guest of Honour and Mr Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Group as our Keynote Speaker.

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the expectations of employment following graduation? Worried about your grades and future prospects? The time to have your voices heard is here!

300 employers representing a substantial range of industries are expected to be participating in the event, represented by their CEOs and Human Resource Leaders.

The panel, moderated by Mr Darryl David, CEO of SJI International and Deputy Chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Culture, Community and Youth, comprises:

- Mr Chaly Mah, Chairman of Singapore Tourism Board, Former CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific & SEA;

- Mr Danny Yong, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Dymon Asia Capital and Founder of the Tangent Initiative;

- Mr Douglas Foo, President of Singapore Manufacturing Federation, Vice-President of Singapore Business Federation and Nominated Member of Parliament;

- Ms Kathy Lai, Deputy CEO of Enterprise Singapore;

- Professor Subra Suresh, NTU President;

- Professor Tan Thiam Soon, SIT President; and

- Ms Vanessa Ng, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources, Singapore Airlines

At "The First Step", undergraduates and employers in Singapore will exchange ideas regarding holistic assessment of graduates in the hiring process.

Join us as we take "The First Step" forward towards championing holistic and inclusive employment for fresh graduates!

"The First Step" is organised by the Nanyang Technological University Students’ Union (NTUSU), supported by the Students’ Unions of SMU and SUTD, as well as students from SIT, NUS and SUSS.

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