Business in Malaysia to see significant jump in trust

Business in Malaysia to see significant jump in trust

Business in Malaysia is expected to see a significant jump in trust with a nine-point rise to 72 per cent this year, according to the 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer Annual Global Study. It said this is mainly due to strong trust in big businesses and publicly-traded companies, highlighting that a commitment to shareholder value and […]

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100,000 jobs in public sector to be filled this year, says PSC chairman

The Malaysian Public Service Commission (PSC) expects to fill an estimated 100,000 vacancies in the public sector this year. PSC chairman Tan Sri Mahmood Adam said the vacancies were in various ministries, agencies and state government departments. “Most of these vacancies are at the support-service level which currently makes up more than 70% of the […]

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ICT has Among Best-Paying Jobs in Malaysia: Job Street Survey

ICT has among best-paying jobs in Malaysia: JobStreet survey Malaysian jobseekers say salary is single-most important consideration Most jobs in top 10 best-paying list tend to be technical- or science-based WHILE salaries in Malaysia’s ICT (information and communications technology) industry lag others in South-East Asia, the industry still has some of the top 10 best-paying […]

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IRDA Malaysia created 584,000 jobs

Malaysia’s IRDA (Iskandar Regional Development Authority) created a total of 584,000 work opportunities, since its inception in 2006 with 15% of them comprising professional and skilled manpower. Prof Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA said the percentage of skilled professionals and workers will increase with more investors from different sectors coming to the economic […]

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Myanmar migrant workers wait for UN refugee status in detention centers

Most of Myanmar migrant workers currently held in Malaysia detention centers are seeking UN refugee status because many are hoping to resettle to a third country, according to the resources. Myanmar migrant workers have been sent to detention centers after sentenced to prisons for violating  Malaysia’s immigration laws, such as illegal border crossing, over staying […]

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Malaysia labor tack may cut OFW deployment-recruiters

THE implementation of new hiring scheme is expected to negatively impact the number of overseas Filipinos workers (OFWs) to Malaysia, said a group of recruiters. According to consultant Manny Geslani, the group of recruitment agencies fears a information technology-based medical system to be implemented by the Malaysian government will add financial burden and lengthen documentation […]

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Job insurance scheme for Malaysian private sector workers in the pipeline

A compulsory unemployment insurance scheme for workers in the private sector is in the pipeline, says Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said a commission had been studying the matter since last year and had submitted its initial report recently on possible models to be adopted. Dr Subramaniam said the scheme would […]

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