Roles are set to change when companies’ adopt technologies that will transform tasks, jobs and skills, creating new employment opportunities.
Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has launched MalaysiaBiz – a one-stop government portal that aims to streamline the setting up of businesses.
The tourism subsidy package will run until Jan 31 next year, while a separate co-payment scheme will end on Dec 31.
The test typically covers aptitudes such as language proficiency, document writing and policy analysis.
Three million new jobs may be created with US$50 billion of new foreign direct investments (FDI) entering the country.
The labour participation rate of people aged 50 and above is found to be significantly lower than that of Japan, South Korea and the US.
The Justice Ministry is relaxing work restrictions for foreigners, either as students or on other visa statuses, who are stuck in the country.
Companies now have the option to hire contract staff from Tier 2 and 3 cities as working from home becomes more prevalent and accepted.
A survey conducted by MAS polled over 30 firms on their projected hiring for the next 12 months.
A total of 5,634 applicants sat for the exams, competing for 157 positions.
Over 500,000 vacancies have been posted on the national jobs platform, with more than 400,000 job seekers visiting the site every day.
Sales Workers; Labourers; and Community and Personal Service Workers saw the highest increase in job advertisements for the month.
Chung Jaan Hao, COO of Pulsifi, explains and highlights what organisations need to take into consideration when planning their hiring for 2021.
Between April to early November, over 7,000 jobseekers have been placed into jobs, traineeships and attachments in the ICT sector.
Official figures released showed jobs rising by 178,800 for the month, an improvement from September’s numbers.
As more staff look for work online, companies are also starting to hire more freelancers to cut costs, in response to the pandemic.
The move by the Japanese government seeks to make the country more attractive for foreigners to work in by taking care of workers’ wellbeing.
The number of unemployed people reached 1.03 million for the month as the South Korean economy continues to be impacted by the pandemic.
The pass, says the Singapore government, will enable Singapore to build a strong tech base in the country, and bring more opportunities to the workforce.
Singapore’s manufacturing output grew by 24.2% in September compared with the same month last year.
Malaysian graduates are either unemployed six months after completing their studies, or are taking jobs they are overskilled for.
The move is a bid to raise employment numbers among foreign graduates in the country.
The service sector in China is showing signs of recovery with hiring rising to its highest level in a year.
The country's Budget 2021 will also allocate RM$2 billion (US$582 million) for hiring incentives as Malaysia continues its economic recovery.
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat believes the system needs to be improved to better match job candidates to job vacancies.
The Ministry of Manpower also reported that 9,000 opportunities were offered in the same period.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison hopes the declining COVID-19 cases is a sign of better things to come for Australia's job market.
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said Singaporeans should not worry as there are 3.5 million jobs for 2.5 million locals.
An exciting line-up of global solutions providers will share their insights and knowledge at the HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2020.
The company, who has offices in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, sees Singapore as a strategic location to expand its presence in Southeast Asia.