Chook Yuh Yng
Google and Intel were the only technology companies in the 10 companies Malaysians most want to work for, according to JobStreet.com’s annual Top 10 Companies 2016 survey, with oil and gas companies remaining the most highly sought-after.
The two-day Talent Conference organised by MDeC was designed to educate and reinforce to HR professionals on the need to develop and upskill their talent, rather than rely on the Government to be their ‘training factory.’ Karamjit Singh reports.
In an informal JobStreet.com poll, 63% of Malaysian workers surveyed said they have not been spending enough time with their family due to long working hours. Nearly 70% spend two to five hours working beyond their official work-hours every day.
According to a recent JobStreet.com survey, employers are increasingly looking beyond academic results when it comes to hiring fresh graduates. The No 1 deciding factor is good interpersonal and communication skills, followed by a good command of English and the right salary expectation.