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Challenges in Training Single Moms

Su Seau Yeen, Simply Cookies | Sarguna Seelan, Simply Cookies | Param Moorthi, Muse Consultancy

09-Jan-17 10:00

Challenges in Training Single Moms

Simply Cookies is a social enterprise that offers single moms a chance of employment. Started in 2014, they now have a child-friendly central kitchen and have trained single mothers from baking to handling sales and account. Their cookies are available in Jaya Grocer, Village Groce and Ben’s Independent Grocer. However, as far as the founders’ passion go, they are facing issues to manage them. Param Moorthi from Muse Consultancy offers his two cents in handling HR.


1:20 - Challenges in running a social enterprises

2:42 - Selling a cause to consumers vs selling numbers to retailers

10:56 - Setting up an HR department and managing single moms

15:31 - Supply and demand for skills and goods - single moms in cookie production

17:12 - Bringing the right people in

24:15 - Setting up vision based on employees' needs

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Tags:  EnterpriseHRUp The AnteManaging Single MomsMalaysian Social EnterpriseMentoringConsumer Goods/ServicesSocial Enterprises, Non-ProfitsFood, Beverage, Restaurants

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