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Innovation must be implemented for everyone, by everyone: Najib

Innovation is not purely for start-ups or the private sector, it must be implemented for everyone, and by everyone, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak.He said in its pursuit of innovation, the government has developed the National...

Only talent matters, Fernandes says on Neelofa’s AirAsia job

Don’t have to be old to be a director,” said AirAsia’s group CEO Tony Fernandes on the appointment of Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor, 28, as a non-executive independent director of AirAsia Bhd. “Our new director @neelofa. Young, smart, entrepreneurial, and...

How The Best Companies Engage Their Teams And Crush The Competition

Shutterstock Have you ever worked with colleagues, employees or leaders who always seem to be passionate about their work? It’s almost contagious. They deliver great value, and manage to get others around them just as excited. You’ve probably also seen those people...

Malaysians now enjoying much higher living standard

Malaysians are now enjoying a much higher standard of living than before, said Economics, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) said. Its Trade and Regional Integration director Firdaos Rosli said Malaysians were slowly substituting to buy foreign vehicles rather...

What’s Better — An Annual Salary, Or An Hourly Wage?

Dear Liz, I’ve been working in the hospitality industry for four years. I was the Registration Supervisor for a four-star hotel property in my last job. I’ve been interviewing for new jobs and I got an offer to join a...

IMF sees Malaysia economy expanding 5% to 5.5% in 2018

he International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects the Malaysia economy to grow at a slower pace of between 5% and 5.5% in 2018 and inflation to rise at a slower pace.It said on Tuesday while the cyclical upturn will begin...

Riot urges employers to raise salary for staff with professional certs and postgraduate degrees

Employers should offer salary increment to employees who have completed their professional certification courses or postgraduate degrees to reflect their qualifications and expertise. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot said this, in turn, would motivate employees to work harder,...

How AmBank, Citi, Maybank and Unilever develop graduates in Malaysia

Hiring fresh graduates is never easy. HR leaders and professionals in charge of hiring must be able to contend with their unrealistic salary expectations, while screening out the unmotivated – and that’s only the first step. Organisations also have to figure out...

Malaysia named region’s top emerging economy by WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named Malaysia as the region's top emerging economy in its Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2017-2018. The report listed Malaysia as 23rd out of 137 countries in Global Competitiveness Index, improving the nation’s ranking...

What Does The Future Of Human Resources Look Like?

What used to be viewed by many as one of the least exciting areas of an organization is now one of the most dynamic places to work. Human resources is evolving into more than just hiring and firing and having a huge impact...