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44% of expats in Malaysia are happier since moving here

While Singapore has been consistently rated by expats as the best country in the world to live and work, Malaysia is rapidly rising up the ranks. According to HSBC’s new Expat Explorer survey, jumping from 28th to 25th place overall, the...

Almost all Malaysians think businesses should do social good

How important is CSR to your organisation? According to a new YouGov Omnibus research, 92% of Malaysians think businesses have a responsibility to do social good, suggesting that corporate social responsibility (CSR) remains an important consideration for Malaysian businesses. Overall, half of Malaysians...

Malaysia home to world’s first government staff-certified data scientists

Cited from humanresourceonline.net - New Straits Times has reported that the Malaysia’s Statistics Department has emerged as the world’s first government agency to have its staff certified data scientists – thanks to collaboration with SAS Institute. In an interview with NST Business, SAS Institute executive director of...

Guan Eng denies saying Penang will escape job cuts

Penang will not be fully spared from the 50,000 retrenchments predicted by employers this year, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng clarified today. Lim said reports of him claiming the state will not experience any of the job losses were inaccurate. “What...

National Employment One-Stop Service Centers established nationwide: Riot

A total of 12 National Employment One-Stop Service Centres are set to begin operating in Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) nationwide from tomorrow to provide comprehensive employment-related services to the people, said Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem.He...

Employers Federation questions necessity of new employee protections

A SERIES of business-unfriendly measures taking effect this year have employers on the back foot.Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said the government does not need to "simultaneously" implement measures that will add to the cost...

Will You Work When You’re Old? A Look at Employment Ages in the U.S....

Whether you’re a workaholic or you’ve got a family to support, many people across the U.S. choose to work later into life. And depending on factors such as where you live, what you do and how big your family is might determine whether...

TVET Providers To Ensure 4.0 Is Well Understood – Riot

The Technical and Vocationl Education and Training (TVET) providers are encouraged to align themselves to the latest skills standard and curriculum to ensure the Fourth Industrial Revolution is well-understood and learned. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot said by providing industry...

Workers rights should not be hindered by the gov’t

the 32 undersigned organisations, trade unions and groups are shocked that the Human Resources Minister Richard Riot had decided not to refer the claim of about 3,600 Malaysian Airlines (MAS) workers, claiming wrongful dismissal and reinstatement, to the industrial...

Bosses to pay levy for foreign workers starting January

Effective Jan 1, employers nationwide are required to pay the levy for their foreign workers. The human resources ministry in a statement here yesterday said all employers must pay the levy for new foreign workers as well as foreign workers...