Friday, January 18, 2019

6 Must-Haves For Successful Recruitment

By: Moon Won Hiring talent in Malaysia has been an ongoing challenge faced by businesses over the years. This has prompted both the Malaysian government...

EXTREMISM BAD FOR ECONOMY

Malaysia will lose economic competitiveness if it continues to be held “captive” by extreme racial and religious based politics, warns former senior diplomat Tan...

35,000 ACCREDITED SKILLED WORKERS TARGETED BY YEAR-END

The Ministry of Human Resources is targeting to produce 35,000 skilled workers accredited by Gazelle Group, by the end of this year. Its minister,...

TRAINING GAP PLAGUES ISLAMIC FINANCE INDUSTRY

Finding a job is difficult for graduates entering Malaysia’s Islamic banking industry; employers are choosy about qualifications. Thousands have flocked to many Islamic finance...

APPROXIMATELY 200,000 MALAYSIAN WOMEN UNEMPLOYED

Approximately 200,000 or 1.42% of women in the country are unemployed as at December last year. Human Resources Minister Richard Riot Jaem, however, did...

RISING HOUSEHOLD DEBT HITS NEW RECORD

Malaysia now has the highest householddebt-to-GDP level in Asia. According to the central bank’s annual report, household debt in the country had grown at...

MALAYSIA IDEAL FOR

INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT Malaysia has come in at 2nd place in in the region Arcadis Global Infrastructure Investment Index, the only other Asian country in...

TPPA BENEFITS LOCAL SMES AND MANUFACTURERS

The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia president Datuk Lim Kok Cheong hopes US President Barack Obama’s state visit to Malaysia...

MAS BRINGS IN FOREIGN CEO

After letting go a number of their staff and delisting the airline, Khazanah now has a foreign set to head Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as...

GST SUMMIT

A GST Expo and Conference was held in the beginning of October to educate the public and businesses on the changes that will come...

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The ‘Beauty Premium’ and other forms of stereotyping are real, and they’re a workplace problem People say “seeing is believing”, but that’s wrong. The truth is,...

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Digital HR & Analytics Conference 2019

HR Leaders are being pushed to take on a larger role in helping to drive the organisation “to be digital” not just “do digital” by...