Over 140,000 found jobs on JobsMalaysia

Malaysian Department of Labor announced that over 140,000 jobs have been matched on its jobs portal JobsMalaysia from January to November this year.
By: | December 24, 2019

Malaysia’s national jobs portal JobsMalaysia has helped 146,203 job seekers find a job in the period of January to November this year, according to Malaysian Department of Labor.

It said 30% (43,271) of the occupations were high-skilled occupations while 36% (53,008) were mid-skilled and 34% (49,924) were low-skilled.

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“The placement according to the Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations 2008 for high-skilled job category is at managerial, professional, technical and associate professional level,“ said the Malaysian Department of Labor in a statement.

The department added that the mid-skilled jobs were clerical, services and sales while low-skilled included operators and general workers.

JobsMalaysia was launched by the Malaysian government in 2009 to help Malaysians find employment and went through a major revamp in 2018.

As of November 31, a total of 922,336 job listings have been advertised on the portal by 23,996 active employers.