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Ageism a Key Barrier to Work Opportunities for Malaysians: LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020

Malaysians feel that education and upskilling are key to achieving better opportunities this year LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has launched LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020. The Index is a composite measure that seeks to understand how people perceive opportunity and more importantly, the gaps in getting to those opportunities. The research surveyed over 30,000 […]

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February 14, 202010:05 am
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GTCI Revealed The World’s Most Talent Competitive Countries

As machines and algorithms continue to affect a multiplicity of work responsibilities and almost every job gets reinvented, the right talent is required not only to carry out new responsibilities and ways to work, but also to capture value from this transformative technology.  Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) revealed that in 2020, the heart of […]

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February 11, 20202:53 pm
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Skill Strategies for Building and Maintaining a Skilled Workforce

The Asian region has experienced some of the highest growth rates in the world, with investments in skills playing a significant role in helping national economies to adjust to changes in working practices, advances in technology, and challenges associated with globalisation. In some countries, this process has been more successfully managed and significant advances have […]

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February 11, 20201:50 pm
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Bursa Malaysia Fells on Weak Sentiment

Bursa Malaysia opened slightly higher but declined thereafter as weak market sentiment caused index-linked stocks to fall. At 9.15 am, February 10, 2020, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 12.23 points to 1,542.26 from Friday’s 1,554.49, after opening 2.58 points firmer at 1,557.07 this morning. Market breadth was negative as losers outpaced gainers […]

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February 10, 202011:42 am
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The Complete List of Peaceful Countries to Work and Live

The average level of global peacefulness improved very slightly in the 2019 Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). This is the first time the Global Peace Index has improved in five years. The average country score improved by 0.09 percent, with 86 countries improving and 76 countries are undergoing deteriorations. The 2019 GPI showed that countries, where […]

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February 7, 20202:22 pm
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Here is Why HR Should Adopt Salary Transparency

Salary transparency is still rare among businesses. Many executives believe that adopting salary transparency would not result positive in their workforce, with more than half of employers (51 percent) do not share transparency and are unlikely to start the initiative. Fear of upsetting employees is by far the most commonly cited reason for not sharing […]

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February 6, 20201:06 pm
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6 Phrases to AVOID When Applying for Job and Interview

Obviously, every job seeker’s ultimate goal is to land a job as soon as possible. Before getting employed, however, you will have to go through some stages, from resume screening to interview meetings to finally job contract signing. All the process could be daunting and tricky from time to time, especially when you come unprepared. […]

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February 5, 20201:24 pm
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Unemployment Rate in NZ Down to 4.0 Percent (New Zealanders are Benefiting from the Growing Economy)

Today’s news of low unemployment, rising wages and record numbers of Maori in work shows the economy is in good shape and that the Government is delivering better outcomes across New Zealand. “The Coalition Government has overseen a strong economy. Our investments in infrastructure, our focus on lifting wages of those who previously missed out, […]

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February 5, 202010:29 am
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Demystifying Career Transition: How to Make a Successful Career Move?

Most people go through multiple career transitions in their professional journey, be it moving from one company to another, shifting from one role to another, or even maneuvering from government jobs to private ones. While some succeed in making such a transition, many are struggling to integrate into the new environment. If you’re currently considering […]

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February 4, 20203:35 pm
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Why Does Employment Quality in Asia-Pacific Remain Poor?

Steady growth in Asian economies  OECD Development Centre suggested that Asian economies are projected to grow slow but steady on average of 5.7 percent in 2020 through 2024. This growth is the result of stability in the labour market, and in certain cases, inflows of income from overseas workers will sustain domestic consumption. In addition, […]

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February 4, 20202:46 pm