Thursday, March 21, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

APPRENTICES, MAIDS NOT COVERED BY POLICY

Apprentices and maids are the only two groups of workers not covered by the minimum wage policy, according to Human Resources Minister Richard Riot...

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This is where people work the longest hours

  Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours. New data from the Organization for Economic...

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HK gives tax breaks to encourage voluntary retirement savings

New law gives Hongkongers tax break of US$7,650 in a bid to boost their inadequate pension Hong Kong’s lawmakers have unanimously passed an amended law...

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Asia Human Capital Development Conference 2019

Many companies are driving towards the future with talents built for the yester-years. To evolve, we need to drive transformation in this unprecedented environment...

HR Festival Asia 2019