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How Malaysia’s labour productivity rate fared in 2017

In Q4 2017, Malaysia’s labour productivity grew 3.6% (RM85,031), as compared to the 4.1% growth (RM82,433) registered in Q3 2017, as confirmed by Department of Statistics Malaysia. The economy expanded 5.9% (Q3 2017: 6.2%) while employment rose 2.2% (Q3 2017:...

Granting of special leave for infertility treatment proposed

It has been proposed that employers grant special leave to their employees who wish to undergo infertility treatment to help them fulfil their hope of having children. Read more: http://bit.ly/2sFO4Xo   Union claims HSBC Malaysia forcing staff to leave via VSS HSBC Malaysia is allegedly forcing...

HRDF prepares for 4th Industrial Revolution with new initiatives

The Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) yesterday launched its Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4) initiatives, aimed at preparing the local workforce for the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is rapidly taking place. In line with the government’s efforts to spearhead the development...

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Nearly 3,000 Malaysian staff affected by decommission of Western Digital factory

Cited from humanresourceonline In response to declining long-term demand for client HDDs, Western Digital has taken steps to rationalise its HDD manufacturing operations globally. The...

IKEA’s new Penang store to fill over 200 jobs

Cited from humanresourceonline To prepare for the opening of IKEA Batu Kawan, Penang, the Swedish home furnishings retailer will hold a recruitment drive on 27 to...

The 7 reasons employees are looking to quit their jobs this year

Cited from humanresourceonline According to a study by Robert Half, at least in two in five (44%) workers would quit their job for a bigger paycheck. This held...