Jun Kabigting, MBA, MSIE, SPHRi
Representative Director and President
Jun is a representative director and president of HR Central K.K. and an adjunct professor with Temple University Japan Campus and GLOBIS Management School. He served as the Founding Chief Community Officer of The Japan HR Society (JHRS) and the first Managing Editor of The HR Agenda -- Japan's first & only bilingual HR magazine.
He has more than 25 years of experience across the entire HR value chain, most of them Japan-focused. He has a solid experience as a trainer, HR consultant, and talent acquisition professional. Jun likewise serves as a nominal representative and/or external director for other organizations.
He holds an MBA from the University of Hawaii, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Philippines, a Certificate in HR Studies from Cornell University’s School of Industrial Labor and Relations and credentialed as a Senior HR Professional - International (SPHRi) by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and an accredited Harrison Assessments (HA) consultant and solutions provider in Japan. He is currently taking his MA (en passant to a Ph.D.) in Positive Organizational Psychology & Evaluation at the prestigious Claremont Graduate University (CGU) in California, USA.
He has been a frequent speaker/resource person in various domestic and international HR conferences in Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, and the USA. He passionately believes in advancing the HR agenda in Japan through continuing HR education, knowledge sharing and the use of HR best practices.
Experienced HR-focused recruiting professional with a proven track record in filling in critical or executive level HR positions across different industries. He's also an HR professional with experience in T&D, C&B and performance management as well as other HR generalist functions including coaching/counseling. He also acts as Japan Representative Director and/or External Director as part of HRCKK's Corporate Governance services it offers to its clients in Japan.
Contact at jun [at] hrcentral.co.jp