Home Featured

Featured

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 company will decommission its HDD manufacturing facility in Petaling Jaya, Selangor by the end of...

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 29 July at 9am daily at The Light Hotel in Seberang Jaya, Penang. According to a media...

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 slightly stronger for women, where 47% of women would resign if offered more money elsewhere,...

People’s Service Counter to extend throughout Malaysia

Cited from humanresourceonline Malaysia’s Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran, said yesterday (15 July), the People’s Service Counter implemented on 7 July 2018 in Perak, will be extended nationwide, as reported in Bernama.  He told reporters after opening the counter at the Bercham...

5 new members join HRDF’s board of directors post AGM

Cited from humanresourceonline Malaysia’s Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) has announced five new names to its Board of Directors, following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Wisma HRDF. The new appointees are: Dato’ Quah Thain Khan J. Rasamy a/l Manikkam Puan Betty...

Malaysia’s SMEs benefit from digital literacy under SITEC programme

Cited from humanresourceonline The Selangor Information Technology and E-Commerce Council (SITEC) programme supporting 300 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) helped contribute to sales recorded over RM4.8 million last year as reported by Bernama. Selangor State Senior Executive Councillor Datuk Teng Chang Khim said...

Are your employees drinking enough water at work?

Cited from humanresourceonline With APAC firms losing billions owing to employee wellness, today’s employers are rolling out numerous wellness programmes and giving employees out wearable devices to track their health. While there is no doubt these initiatives are helpful, employers tend to forget about...

Dr Mahathir: Malaysia to find a proper policy on foreign workers

Cited from humanresourceonline Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday said that the government is eyeing to put in place a proper policy for foreign workers, as reported in Bernama. The prime minister said that this would help address questionable manners with which they...

Malaysia’s HR minister talks about recruiting only locals as chefs

Cited from humanresourceonline On June 21 (Thurs), Malaysia’s human resources minister M. Kulasegaran, said that he wants all restaurants in the country to only recruit locals as cooks from July 1 as reported by Bernama. All operators would be given up to the end...

M. Kulasegaran: Malaysia looks into changing foreign labour practices

Cited from humanresourceonline Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran yesterday (20 June) revealed the intention to reduce dependence on middlemen when it comes to managing foreign labourers. Such middlemen include concession company My E.G. Services (Myeg), Bernama reported. Speaking to reporters after the handing of a cheque for...