HRBoss Blog: Malaysia

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Article by Annabella Poon

on 17 Apr 2015

This week’s round-up features 2 must-read whitepapers on workforce trends, find out who HR’s worst enemy is and tips on how to get started with the big and hairy HR analytics.

 

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Article by HRBoss

on 10 Jan 2014

By Sonia Rawichadran, Client Solutions Consultant at HRBoss

Succession Planning (noun) ‘The process of finding suitable people and preparing them to replace important executives in an organization when these executives leave or retire’ – Cambridge Dictionaries

Article by Ling Sze Lau

on 10 Dec 2013

In the recent Randstad Workmonitor Q3 report, it was found that 86% of Malaysian Employees indicated that there was a significant change in their job requirements over the last 5 years. 91% of them expected their jobs to be more demanding in the next 5 years and 95% were willing to put in extra efforts to develop their skills in order to meet the demand.

Article by Sree Nair

on 11 Nov 2013

Malaysia continues to be a growing knowledge and service-based economy but the lack of workforce planning and insufficient investment in staff training and development could present challenges to those recruiting in 2014.
 
Recently, Andrew Ch'ng, Group CEO of JobsDB Asia discussed the following online recruitment trends, sibling rivalry with JobStreet.com and industry challenges on BFM 89.9 radio station:
 

Article by Alice Wang

on 13 Mar 2013

Insights into Malaysian labor laws from regular HiringBoss contributor, Alice Wang. 

"Malaysia is both exotic and magical, and we want to ensure that the management of your global workforce in Malaysia is in compliance with all employment and labor laws.  The key statutory authorities governing employment and labor law in Malaysia include Employment Act  of 1955 (“Employment Act”) in peninsular Malaysia and territory of Labuan, the Industrial Relations Act of 1967, Labor Ordinances (in Sabah and Sarawak areas), Workmen’s Compensation Act of 1952, Trade Unions Act of 1959, Employees’ Social Security Act of 1969, the Factories and Machinery Act of 1967, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1994.  

Article by Matt Allanson

on 13 Oct 2012

’Malaysia is fast becoming a  country of promise for HiringBoss so we decided to partner with the folks at HR Republic for their HR-Technology Show at PWTC in Kuala Lumpur – a 300km, or 3 hour, drive from HiringBoss HQ in Singapore. Having recently launched our Malaysian website, the timing of this event could not have been better.