Pure Talents Danny Yeo was the emcee for the official launch of ZomWork and signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS). A joint venture between Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and ZBJ Network Inc, ZomWork is an one-stop online professional services marketplace. It allows companies in Singapore to compare portfolios and prices of talent. In addition, ZomWork will help manage payments for the duration of the project – allowing talent and companies to focus on their core business and giving them the tools to secure and deliver projects faster. The event saw the signing of MOU between ZomWork and Nanyang Polytechnic which marked the beginning of helping people develop skills for the “gig” economy. The gig economy, referring to people doing part-time work, is growing fast, as is the demand for workers and managers.
Miss Jeanne Liew, Principal and CEO of Nanyang Polytechnic, talked about how such partnerships and initiatives are key to encourage local talent we more equipped and involved in the economy; and also how this is in line with the Singapore’s national agenda of promoting local talent.
Mr. Wang Nan, President of ZBJ Network Inc, shared more on the power of the gig Economy in his speech.
Mr Jason Teo, general manager for ZomWork shared how we have looked to China, where the gig economy is already thriving for inspiration.
Danny facilitated the panel discussion with panelists Jason Teo, David Lee, Digital Commerce Lead, Senior Business Consultant & Lecturer of Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS), Marc Dass, Marketing Director for Intheloop, Founder Soulscape Festival and Isaac Tay, Head of Products and Co-Founder, Honestbee.
For more information on Zomwork, visit www.zomwork.com