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

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

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, 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, 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, 11 January 2016

Malaysians remain confident in the job market despite weak economic outlook and growing fears of job loss

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Press Release, Workmonitor

MALAYSIA, 11 January 2016 – With the country’s economy expected to slow down in 2016, employees in Malaysia are increasingly concerned about job security. According to the Randstad Workmonitor Year-in-review, the number of Malaysian ... read more

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Three quarters of Malaysia employees are expected to be available by phone and email during holidays

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

Kuala Lumpur, 16 June 2015 – Seven in 10 (69 per cent) employees in Malaysia believe that their employers expects them and their colleagues to be available by phone and email during their holidays, according to the Randstad Workmonitor Q2 2015 ... read more

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Three quarters of Malaysia employees expect to work longer than the current retirement age: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Press Release, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Kuala Lumpur, 12 March 2015 – More than seven in 10 (76 per cent) employees in Malaysia believe that they will have to work longer than the current retirement age in Malaysia, as most expect to retire between the age of 60-65 (82 per cent), ... read more

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

what influences job satisfaction & retention

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work research found there are differences in job satisfaction among the generations and in different countries. Overall, Baby Boomers are happiest in their jobs, perhaps because they are more likely to have the ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Malaysia’s ICT salaries don’t stack up globally

Tags: Jobs & the Economy

Leaders in the infocomm and technology (ICT) sector may need to focus on their local compensation structures if they wish to avoid their employees from leaving. According to the ICT Job Market Outlook 2014, conducted by National ICT Association ... read more

Friday, 20 June 2014

Rising technology killing Malaysian jobs

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Workmonitor

More than two-thirds (69%) of employees in Malaysia believe they have the perfect job; however close to half (42%) expect their roles to be obliterated in the next few years due to rising technology, according to the Q2 Randstad Workmonitor survey ... read more

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Malaysians Should Focus On Science To Help Malaysia Become Developed Nation By 2020 - Mahathir

Tags: Jobs & the Economy

KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (Bernama) -- Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called for more Malaysians to focus on science in order to realise Malaysia's vision to be a developed nation by 2020. He said apart from focusing on high ... read more

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

MC Watch

Tags: Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy

To curtail medical absenteeism which is causing employers to lose billions of ringgit a year, various authorities and the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) will be studying the idea of setting up a Central ... read more

Monday, 28 October 2013

Strong employer brand vital for IT companies to stay on top

Tags: economy, employment trends, Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Malaysia, news brief, Technologies

The information and communication technology (ICT) industry in Malaysia is expected to contribute 10.2 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2015 and RM294 billion of the gross national income by 2020, making it an ... read more

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Job requirements become more demanding for Malaysian employees

Tags: Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Malaysia, Workmonitor

Nine in 10 (91%) Malaysian employees expect their jobs to become more demanding in the next five years, with the majority (95%) of these employees willing to develop their skills to meet the demand. These were some of the findings in ... read more

Saturday, 20 July 2013

Experience more important than education

Tags: Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Malaysia, Workmonitor

Experience is more important than education for younger people (aged 25 and below) to secure a job according to three-quarters (76%) of people in Malaysia. This finding was released in the Randstad Workmonitor Report for Q2 2013 ... read more

Friday, 29 March 2013

Female Business Leaders still Minority in the Workplace

Tags: Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Malaysia, Workmonitor

Nine in 10 (91%) Malaysian employees believe that there should be a gender balance in workplace leadership teams, yet only half (51%) say their companies have managed to achieve this goal. These were some of the findings in the latest ... read more

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Pay rises on the cards for Malaysian employees in 2013

Tags: employment report, Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Malaysia, Workmonitor

Almost every (94%) Malaysian employee expects to receive a pay rise in 2013, according to the Randstad’s latest Workmonitor Report for Q4 2012 released today.  This figure is among the highest from a global survey of 14,780 ... read more