Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines witness slow yet optimistic growth in IT online hiring this May.
Southeast Asian countries continue to create steady demand for IT and Tech professionals amidst cautious market sentiments.
Malaysia witnessed sluggish online recruitment across most of 2016, and this slow hiring intent is likely to roll over into 2017.
Overall online hiring within the South-East Asian IT, Telecom/ ISP and BPO/ITES sectors continue to witness moderate growth in April, in spite of the falling demand for Software, Hardware and Telecom professionals, according to online recruitment firm Monster.com.
The online hiring activity of IT and BPO professionals has declined year-over-year across Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, according to the Monster Employment Index (MEI) for November.
The Philippines is still leading the way for online hiring activity across the IT, telecom/ ISP and BPO/ ITES sectors, compared with the Singaporean and Malaysian markets, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI) data.
There was an overall decline in online employment in Malaysia, which dropped 23% between April 2014 and April 2015, according to online recruitment company Monster Worldwide Inc.
Monster Worldwide Inc has announced the region-wide launch of TalentBin by Monster, which it said provides recruiters access to previously ‘unfindable’ candidate profiles through aggregated social sources across the Web.
Monster Worldwide Inc has launched its Monster Employment Index Singapore, which showed a 6% growth in online recruitment activity between May 2013 and 2014.
Online career and recruitment solutions provider Monster Malaysia has announced the launch of ‘Monster mPower Search,’ which it claimed redefines the way employers search for talent.