Challenges in Training Single Moms
Su Seau Yeen, Simply Cookies | Sarguna Seelan, Simply Cookies | Param Moorthi, Muse Consultancy
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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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