Ease your recruitment from Day One.

Day One helps business owners effectively deploy HR practices to cultivate good workplaces.

Understanding HR inside-out

With years of experience in the industry, we know all about leveraging on HR to help grow your business

Piecing together the manpower puzzle

Hiring and retaining good talent isn’t easy. We help you find the right fit.

Maximise your company's investment in Human Resources and optimise it for growth.

More than providing advisory, Day One helps you execute practical solutions. Check out our automated services and administrative resources.

Understanding HR inside-out.

We are a Human Resources & Manpower Agency, and have been specialising in servicing the F&B, retail, hospitality and construction sectors. We help you manage the entire employee lifecycle, from recruiting and onboarding, to paying people; and effectively managing labor costs and compliance.

Day One takes care of your pertinent human resource challenges - taking away the headache so you can focus on growing your business.

Employer Services
  • Manpower Recruitment
  • Payroll Processing
  • Workplace Strategy
Jobseeker Services
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Matching

Day One; We DO.

‘Am I paying my employees the right amount?’

‘I want to hire, but don’t have the quota?’

‘Why is MOM not approving my application?’

‘How do I manage staff misconduct?’

‘How do I calculate salary deductions for accommodation?’

‘What is the best way to resolve payment disputes?’

These are just a handful of the many queries we answer everyday. As trusted outsource specialists, we understand Singapore’s HR landscape inside-out and hold over 15 years of experience to provide practical solutions to any HR challenge.

Keeping up with policy changes can be confusing. We stay up-to-date on all manpower regulations to help you navigate your organisational hurdles with ease. Whether you’re a start-up or an established heritage brand, Day One can do it.

Our Clients
Client's Testimonials

Giving a 5 star is underrated because the amount of HR advices and help we have received is far beyond what we had expected! There is absolutely no doubt that David and his team at Day One is the one to engage when it comes to HR.

As a start up, there are simply too many aspects of the business that I need to care for and I know nothing about HR. The HR advices that David has provided us are invaluable. Regardless of the HR challenges shared, David was able to provide very sound advices from his wealth of experience. He is the epitome of a person who lives, eats, breathes HR. And what sets him apart from anyone else is that he goes beyond to really think in your shoes and the possible ways of tackling HR.

David and his team are professional, fast and helpful. Highly recommended to engage their services!

Denise Lim
Co-Founder, FLO Aroma

Met David & his team of superstars a couple of years back during COVID through a series of chanced meetings. It slowly but surely evolved from a friendship to a fruitful professional partnership. On many occasions, Day One came through like a rockstar with well thought out and creative solutions to our HR issues.

David has proven to be an invaluable partner to any company, of any size, in any industry. Keep rocking on good folks of Day One!

Ezekiel Sim
Managing Director, Chops Holdings Pte Ltd

With the help of David and his team in Day One, our brand was able to attain CaseTrust certification for our chain of retail outlets. Not only that, we have received letters of commendation from CaseTrust for adhering to their protocols and maintaining a high standard of service quality. With the help of David and his team, we also managed to resolve staff HR issues amicably and the pass application/monitoring of the quota for foreign workers has never been smoother and more systematic. As the CEO of a growing brand, I can focus on expanding my business whilst they take care of my HR, licensing and CaseTrust-related matters.

Dickson Mah
CEO, Joyre Group

Manpower Hiring has not been an easy task for me due to the complexity of the industry I am in which is a combination of F&B + animal care. I am grateful to have met David who is highly knowledgeable in the area of HR and he has provided me lots of valuable advice and guidance in managing my manpower needs and issues. With David's expertise and capabilities, I have no doubt that my company will grow and stabilize swiftly in the long term. When you need manpower, always think of DAY ONE !

Sabrina Ang
Catopia Cafe

David is our company's go-to-guy for all our manpower needs. His unparalleled creativity in solving complex challenges, combined with deep industry knowledge, sets him apart.

Day One's solutions consistently exceed expectations, whether faced with tight deadlines, skill-specific requirements, or labor fluctuations. David navigates intricacies effortlessly, ensuring compliance and productivity.

Thank you, David and team for your assistance recently.

Edgar Wong
Managing Director, Asiaf1rst Corporate Compliance Pte Ltd

Partnering with David has been a game-changer for our organization. From talent acquisition and onboarding to performance management and employee development, David's profound understanding of human resources combined with his strategic mindset has proven invaluable in navigating the complex challenges of workforce management. I wholeheartedly recommend Day One's HR services to any organization and I am confident that their services will continue to empower businesses for years to come.

Eugene Kway
Business Operation Director, Infinix Hospitality Management Pte Ltd

Was trying to expand my team but face difficulties in hiring of manpower. With the help of David and his team, everything went so smoothly. He even personally guide me and share his insightful experience with me. Highly recommended and definitely deserve a 5 stars for his service!

Kerwin Lim
Managing Director, Clean Shades LLP

David is creative, committed to his work, and never fails to please. He did a fantastic job of resolving all of your HR problems as they arose. He assists my business in managing both our manpower concerns and governmental laws. He will surpass even your low expectations, which will astonish you. The best person to contact for HR-related issues. Excellent!

Sylvester Fok
Managing Director, Media System Pte Ltd

Founder David is highly resourceful and efficient. He's able to screen and recommend appropriate & suitable job seekers to fill the job roles needed for my F&B. It's really not an easy task. David also provided very sound and practical HR related advices which is essential to bring any company to the next level. He really knows his stuff at his fingertips & has good foresight to preempt our company's immediate and long term needs. With David's extensive network, he was able to help us sincerely in other areas of our business, beyond HR matters!

Lydia Kew
Managing Director, Temptations Cakes
Why Day One?
​HR Inside-out

Over a decade of experience solving all kinds of HR challenges has given us valuable perspective for getting to the root of issues and providing solutions that work.

Save Time & Money

Our workplace strategy is centred around how we can help save you time and money.

​Hands-on Support

We visit your location to get to know your company and are willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Manage your HR the right way with Day One
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