HR Lunchtime Talk – Managing employee happiness in the modern workforce

5 Temasek Boulevard, Level 17, Singapore 189677,

What makes a great workplace? What keeps the employees happy and motivated to work every day?

A workplace filled with happy people can have a tremendous effect on the organisation. Motivated and satisfied employees are more productive, more collaborative and have a greater sense of loyalty towards the organisation, and even make better leaders. The question is – How do we get there?

Join us for a lunch hour chat to gather insights and ideas on practices that HRs can adopt to cultivate employee happiness in today’s workplace.

You’ll be hearing from…

James Chua, Co-Founder of MetroResidences

James is the Co-Founder of MetroResidences, a leading booking-platform for Corporate Housing operating in Singapore, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. The Company had humble beginnings as a 3-man operation out of the basement of the Singapore Management University’s (SMU) startup incubator program. It’s grown to a 50-strong team with 500-Startups and Rakuten as their main backers. The Company has served about 10% of the corporates in the Fortune 500 list, and hundreds of small and medium enterprises. James started his career as an equity analyst and portfolio manager with Phillip Capital Management. He’s received a B.A from the University of California, San Diego in Economics in 2005.

Amin Sulaiman, Business Development Lead of Wantedly

One of the main drivers behind the company’s expansion efforts, Amin heads the business development team here at Wantedly Singapore. Since his time as Head of Business Development at e27, Amin has developed and improved sales processes for the business development team. His extensive knowledge and experience from lead generation, pitching to account servicing have garnered key revenue streams for the company. He continues to reach out to great companies to match them with great talents.

Sean Lim, Managing Director of Peacemakers

Sean is an accredited mediator with the Singapore International Mediation Institute, and an Associate Mediator with and coach for the Singapore Mediation Centre. He is invited regularly to serve as a conflict management coach for various corporate clients and public healthcare institutions. Sean was part of the pioneering team which established a Healthcare Mediation Unit for the government. He was also involved in international commercial mediation work at the Singapore International Mediation Centre.


  • 1145 – 1215: Registration
  • 1215 – 1330: Talks and fireside chat
  • 1330 – 1400: Lunch and networking
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