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As organizations find their way through the pandemic, the workplace is changing. Here are the skills that will help employees thrive in the future. The pandemic has created enormous changes in the workplace. Regardless of their jobs, employees needed to adapt rapidly to massive changes ranging from working remotely to changes in operations and fulfillment. But job skills were changing even before the pandemic. Gartner data...
KUALA LUMPUR: More than 750,000 employees in the Klang Valley, Sabah and Labuan have been ordered to work from home effective Thursday (Oct 22), in line with the conditional movement control order (CMCO) enforced in these areas. In a statement on Wednesday, Minister for International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali explained that the number of employees in the manufacturing, construction and services sector in Sabah,...
In-house Legal Counsel for an Insurance/Reinsurance Company Key Responsibilities: Negotiating, writing and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company Offering counsel on a variety of insurance/reinsurance contracts Advising executives within the company Working alongside other departments within the company Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — A recent survey by recruitment company JobStreet has revealed up to 20 per cent of respondents have been retrenched , amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The survey, conducted in May and involving 5,000 participants, indicated that one in five Malaysians who were previously working have lost their jobs due to Covid-19. It also revealed that more than two million Malaysians are expected to end up unemployed....
Posted by Thanabalasingam   Thila Laxshman may be best known for her singing prowess or even her days as a leading actress, producer, master of ceremonies and trainer in the Malaysian Indian entertainment industry. Yet, being actively involved in community service and being an advocate for children with autism is by far her most important role, she says. Thila’s own son, Danvi Laxshman Siva Kumar, now a 19 year old...
By Vanitha  It is amazing how a small unit of dedicated individuals totally focused on a mission can make big waves. This is exactly what Projek Iqra’ is doing. The humble beginnings of  Projek Iqra’  started in 2012 when three friends from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia got together to work on their vision of educating low income and underprivileged children who are academically lagging at school....
By Archana Patrick Diversity in the workplace begins with an improved hiring process with the aim of promoting inclusivity of every segment of the community, including one community often overlooked for their great potential – people living with disabilities. As inclusivity being the main focus,  Specialjobs.com.my , a free online job portal, marks a milestone in increasing employment opportunities among the...
  By Neal K Lim Fang Ni already possesses traits that make a good lawyer, even though as an afterthought the charismatic young woman says she’s not yet certain if the legal practice is her calling after all. That uncertainty may yet change as she has just landed the prestigious King’s College scholarship to complete the remaining two years of her LLB in the UK’s capital. Even more remarkable is...
Jobsbac kicked off the first session of its networking series on January 24, 2018 by bringing together professionals from various industries for an insightful and engaging networking session at Brickfields Asia College’s Petaling Jaya Campus. In addition to being a networking platform, the networking session also provides an avenue for industry leaders to share pertinent information on their industry and organisations, specialisations,...
45 Quick Changes That Help Your Resume Get Noticed There is certainly a time and a place for a resume overhaul. Taking a couple hours to really  clean up your resume  is worth doing before you start a job search, or even just once a year as a tune-up. But sometimes, you don’t have that kind of time. Sometimes, you just have a few minutes, and you want to spend them giving your resume a quick polishing-up. And for those...
5 Habits That'll Ensure You'll End Every Day Feeling Successful You know those days when you leave work feeling amazing, pumped that you were highly productive? On the flipside, I’m sure you have days that are just the opposite. Ones that leave you feeling frustrated, wondering whether you got anything done. What if there was a way to end every day  knowing  that it was successful? Unfortunately, there’s no...
It's Not Always Easy to Be a New Manager, But There's One Thing You Need to Do to Get Ahead   Being a manager early on in your career isn't always easy, especially if you've never been in charge of others before.  Imposter syndrome  is real, and sometimes, you might find yourself running a meeting with people above you in both age and experience level thinking, "Am I ready for this?" That's what happened to Vinit...