Monday, 28 August 2017

Mike Farrance: the attractiveness of the IT sector in Malaysia

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources, Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights

By Mike Farrance, Associate Director, Randstad Malaysia If you work in the IT industry, here’s some good news: the sector remains the most attractive globally, according to the 2017 Randstad Employer Branding Research. Ranked consistently ... read more

Friday, 25 August 2017

The attractiveness of the IT sector is resilient but growing competition poses risks

Tags: Employer Branding, Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights

If you work in the IT industry, here’s some good news: the sector remains the most attractive globally, according to the 2017 Randstad Employer Branding Research. Ranked consistently among the most desirable sectors by workers in every region ... read more

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Diane Crombie: HR Industry in Flux

Tags: Human Resources, Leadership, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

By Diane Crombie, Associate Director, Randstad Malaysia It has been a very busy 2017 in the HR division at Randstad. We have seen a number of trends this year that are very different from those in 2016 - testament to the fast paced landscape of ... read more

Monday, 21 August 2017

Brain drain more prevalent in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Human Resources, Press Release, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Discussion about brain drain in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia has gone unabated for years. With Randstad’s latest findings showing that employees in the three countries being more willing than the global average to emigrate for a job, ... read more

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Over half willing to accept salary decreases or demotions in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Press Release, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Most employees would recoil in disgust at the thought of receiving a demotion or salary decrease. This sentiment, however, changes drastically when it comes to protecting careers, with a much larger number of people willing to accept a pay decrease ... read more

Monday, 7 August 2017

top 5 most in-demand roles in the construction industry

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Jobs Candidates, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

Malaysia’s construction industry is one of the fastest-moving sectors and with major projects going on around the country, the industry is not forecasted to slow down anytime soon. The construction industry is expected to grow by 8.3% in 2017 ... read more

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Jobs for life extinct in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Press Release, Workmonitor

Finding a good job and building a lifelong career in an organization used to be the goal of many employees, however, it’s clear that this has gone to the wayside. With the changing of jobs every few years becoming the new norm, straight career ... read more

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

REBR: Randstad Employer Brand Awards Malaysia 2017 - Highlights video

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Workforce Insights

The Randstad Employer Brand Research is one of the world's largest employer branding surveys. To honour Malaysia’s most attractive employers, the Randstad Employer Brand Awards 2017 cocktail evening was held on 19 April 2017. Here are some of ... read more

Monday, 10 July 2017

Top 5 accounting & finance skills

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Jobs Candidates, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

Employers who are looking to hire new employees are always on the lookout for specific skills and qualities. If you are looking to progress in your career in the ever-evolving industry, keep in mind that your focus needs to be more on a broader ... read more

Thursday, 6 July 2017

5 most in-demand accounting & finance jobs in Malaysia for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

The demand for experts in accounting and finance is at an all-time high among top employers in Malaysia. As the world of work continues to be moulded by the lightning fast developments in the accounting and finance sector, the needs and demands ... read more

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Media Release: Over 1/3 of Employees Looking to Leave Their Jobs: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

Tags: Employer Branding, Jobs & the Economy, Press Release

15 June 2017 – Over a third of employees (37.36%) in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are planning on leaving their companies in the coming six months. According to the 2017 Randstad Employer Brand Research report, disgruntled employees ... read more

Monday, 5 June 2017

Media Release: Automation leaves one in five concerned about job security: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release, Productivity & Performance

5 June 2017 – Recruitment firm Randstad’s Employer Brand Research found that nearly one in five (17.3%) employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia fear that automation will take their jobs away. Singapore (19%) and Hong ... read more

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Media Release: Employers turn blind eye to work-life balance: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Leadership, Press Release

24 May 2017 – Recruitment firm Randstad revealed that employers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia continue to ignore the importance of work-life balance as employee preference for it rises to the highest level in years. The ... read more

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Media Release: Changing priorities for employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release, Productivity & Performance, Workforce Insights

17 May 2017 – The latest Randstad Employer Brand Research has revealed that employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia still have a high preference for salary and benefits when looking for an employer but work-life balance ... read more

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Media Release: Good work-life balance can become game-changer for women and millennials

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release

Not just a nice paycheck and job security make an employer attractive. To a growing number of employees – particularly women and millennials – a good work-life balance and a pleasant atmosphere are decisive features that make ... read more

Friday, 12 May 2017

Ryan Carroll: Why culture eats your strategy for breakfast?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity & Performance

By Ryan Carroll, Country Director, Randstad Malaysia With the substantial number of millennials entering the workforce today, corporate culture in organisations is more important than ever. Company culture was never insignificant, but it’s ... read more

Thursday, 11 May 2017

25 career tips to get ahead in 2017

Tags: Jobs Candidates

It’s never a bad time to look at new career opportunities that lie ahead for those who take the initiative. Whether you are looking for a promotion, a new role, or an entire new career path, here are 25 tips to help you achieve you career ... read more

Friday, 5 May 2017

10 most in-demand banking & finance jobs in Malaysia for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Jobs Candidates, Workforce Insights

Banks in Malaysia are constantly looking for bright minds cover their range of banking services, from retail and business to corporate and investment banking. Faced with stiff competition, banks are constantly making changes to their recruitment ... read more

Thursday, 27 April 2017

NX Now - Shell remained the most attractive employer in Malaysia

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources

Shell Malaysia honoured as the most attractive employer in Malaysia at our 2nd annual Randstad Employer Brand Awards cocktail evening, whilst PETRONAS and Nestle took the second and third place respectively. Here's a snippet of the coverage from NX ... read more

Thursday, 27 April 2017

why your employer brand matters to recruiting

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources

When working right, your consumer brand serves a number of valuable purposes. It represents a promise of performance. It conveys a positive image of your company and your products or services to your customers. It is a pillar on which to build a ... read more