Tuesday, 25 April 2017

6 mistakes to avoid when developing your employer branding strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Leadership

A strong branding strategy will connect consumer needs with emotions and push your business ahead of the competition. Combine a stellar reputation and an easily recognizable brand and you’ll more easily drive sales and attract the best talent. ... read more

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Media Release: Shell remains Malaysia’s most attractive company: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources, Press Release

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 April 2017 – Recruitment firm Randstad named Shell Malaysia as the most attractive employer in Malaysia for the second year running at the Randstad Employer Brand Award 2017 following the success of the inaugural event last ... read more

Friday, 14 April 2017

contractors vs. permanent staff: the pros and cons

Tags: Human Resources, Workforce Insights

Businesses today have a huge range of needs and projects – and sometimes your permanent staff are at capacity or do not have the right skill sets to meet those niche business needs. To get around this issue, many businesses are utilising ... read more

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Media Release: Live Chat launch successfully enhances customer experience: Randstad SEA

Tags: Press Release

12 April 2017 – Randstad South East Asia rolled out Live Chat at the start of 2017 in a drive to improve candidate and client experience. This tool offers a more personalized and differentiated way to engage with clients and candidates who ... read more

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Media Release: Women least satisfied with their jobs in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy, Press Release, Workmonitor

Recruitment firm Randstad’s latest Workmonitor research report for Q1 2017 revealed that female employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are the least satisfied with their current employers – and are the least likely to do anything ... read more

Friday, 31 March 2017

A look back at attractiveness factors over the years: Randstad Employer Brand Research

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources

Celebrating its 17th edition globally, the Randstad Employer Brand Research is the most representative and inclusive employer brand research in the world. One of the key criteria covered in the Randstad Employer Brand Research study are the ... read more

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Media Release: Work-life balance not a priority for Malaysian Millennials : Randstad Employer Brand Research 2016

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 June 2016 – Millennials around the globe are clamouring for better work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace, however, Millennials in Malaysia seem to prefer a more traditional workplace, said recruitment firm ... read more

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Media Release: Entrepreneurship is on the minds of employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy, Press Release, Workmonitor

Entrepreneurship conjures up images of success and hardship in extremes, a true high risk, high reward scenario. When looking at stereotypes, although it seems that employees in Western countries may be more likely to take the leap into the world of ... read more

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Media Release: Malaysia’s Top 75 Companies Revealed: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources, Press Release

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 MARCH 2017 - The Randstad Employer Brand Awards (previously known as the Randstad Award) is making its second appearance in Malaysia. Recruitment firm Randstad, in anticipation of the upcoming announcement of Malaysia’s most ... read more

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

NX Now - Ryan Carroll on Bonuses in Malaysia

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources

Ryan Carroll, Country Director - Malaysia gives insights on Bonuses in Malaysia in a recent interview with NX Digital. To jump to the discussion, head to 18:45 of the video. read more

Friday, 17 March 2017

Media Release: MNCs still employers of choice in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Human Resources, Press Release, Workmonitor

17 March 2017 – The emergence of Millennials in the workforce yearning for work-life balance as well as media attention towards rising startups across the world has led to the apparent rise in preference for flexible small to medium ... read more

Monday, 13 March 2017

Bonus season in the construction, property & engineering industry

Tags: Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy

By Graham Whitworth, Team Leader of Construction, Property & Engineering, Randstad Malaysia While bonuses are not required in many workplaces, it is still common tool throughout different industries in Malaysia. Bonus standards vary ... read more

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

8 interview questions for emotional intelligence

Tags: Human Resources, Recruitment Advice

By Martin Hill, Associate Director of HR, Randstad Singapore Having a robust hiring process that includes performance-based interviews can help identify high performing candidates from a diverse talent pool. Hiring a high performance team ... read more

Thursday, 23 February 2017

The benefits of a business partnering approach with Randstad

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources, Recruitment Advice

Our recent Randstad Talent Trends Report suggests that more than 80% of employers globally over the past 24 months have worked harder to improve their employer brand to attract and retain the best talent. In addition, over 70% of employers are ... read more

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Randstad Malaysia Market Outlook 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy

By: Ryan Carroll, Country Director, Randstad Malaysia Public infrastructure driving Malaysian CPE industry forward ​Construction, property and engineering continue to show strong growth in a slow global economic environment with major ... read more

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Beware of scams in your job search

Tags: Jobs Candidates

Job scams can be much more than just a waste of your time and energy. A successful scam can potentially end with money stolen from the victim or in some recent cases we have seen, leave the victim jobless should they leave their current role for the ... read more

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Employees fear for job security due to lack of digital skills in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy, Press Release, Workmonitor

The world is fast transforming into a digital one with consumers changing their purchasing habits, as well as organisations adopting new digital strategies to grow their business and maintain a competitive edge. This seems to have hit the confidence ... read more

Friday, 9 December 2016

Salary and bonus expectations high amongst Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia employees: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy, Press Release, Workmonitor

A slow global economy and industries facing restructuring have not dampened the expectations of employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. According to the latest global Randstad Workmonitor report, confidence levels of these employees around ... read more

Monday, 19 September 2016

Ryan Carroll: What do job seekers in Malaysia want?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources

By Ryan Carroll, Country Director, Randstad Malaysia It's been a fascinating few months for the team at Randstad Malaysia as we shared our very  first edition of the Randstad Award employer brand research with our clients - companies of ... read more

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Media Release: Positive outlook for mature workers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Press Release, Workmonitor

1 September 2016 – The slow global economic environment has cast a somewhat gloomy outlook for mature workers as businesses strive to become more productive and adapt to the pace of technological change across all industries. Despite ... read more