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No laws to stop discrimination against pregnant job seekers

Mahfuz Omar says victims could lodge complaints with the Human Resources Ministry.

8 insightful interview questions to ask candidates

There are many ways to test skills, and the skills assessment method you choose should depend on the role and the circumstances.

No-deal Brexit to cost Ireland 73,000 jobs

Ireland’s economy is considered the most vulnerable in the EU to a no-deal Brexit.

5 ways to vet employee referrals

Here's how to make sure the candidate you're interviewing is the best hire for the job.

Are 30,000 people to face unemployment this year?

The important thing is for the economy to grow and produce more more job opportunities.

Maximum 24 months in back wages for sacked employees, court rules

Only Second Schedule of the Industrial Court Act which restricts wages to 24 months shall apply, says judge.

Designing an interview process that predicts performance

If done right, interviews should only comprise a small part of the candidate selection process.

Budget to focus on better jobs, better pay, says Guan Eng

Better pay can motivate Malaysian workers, says the finance minister.

I was fired for being pregnant and being honest about it

Women are frequently asked about their family planning and are at risk of being axed or penalised if they become pregnant.

5 forgivable job interview slips recruiters should ignore

It’s up to the recruiter to decide whether a mistake is due to anxiety or a sign that the candidate is a bad match for the organisation.

Police want 800 more in special forces, commandos

Bukit Aman official says government approval sought for hiring more people for Special Action Unit and VAT 69 commandos.

‘Not a single complaint’ about hiring by race

Isolated cases should not be made an issue, says deputy human resources minister.

6 ways companies can write job descriptions that stand out

Ditching buzzwords, staying real and dropping the use of cliches can go a long way in painting the right picture of a job and attracting the right candidates.

Nepalis may seek work in Malaysia again, says report

Officials said to have agreed on safer, easier and less costly process for Nepali workers to apply for work in Malaysia.

Lack of local talent in critical areas impeding GDP, report says

Government agency Ilmia says employers have been finding it increasingly difficult to fill positions in the manufacturing and services sector.

Jobs may be lost, group says as banks go digital

The Malaysian Commercial Banks Association says this is a necessary direction if banks wish to remain relevant.

Does being attractive equal higher pay?

Long-term research supports the theory that being good looking correlates with a higher earning level.

Part 3: The complete guide to video interviewing

Hiring new employees? Here is Part 3 on how video interviews have become the latest, most innovative medium to getting the best employees.

Part 2: The complete guide to video interviewing

Hiring new employees? Here is Part 2 on how video interviews have become the latest, most innovative medium to getting the best employees.

Employers group tells why workers can’t expect flexi-work options

MEF's Shamsuddin Bardan claims Malaysian companies generally can't afford them.

Part 1: The complete guide to video interviewing

Hiring new employees? Find out how video interviews have become the latest, most innovative medium to getting the best employees.

No country, no work: Refugees despair at slow pace of reforms

Years of waiting without basic rights is causing mental health issues and leaving many turning to underground work, where they risk abuse.

Better a clown than being jobless, says graduate Azmil

The 24-year-old Sabahan says he used to be embarrassed but at the end of the day, he is earning a living.

Racial vacancy notice riles up social media users

Lifestyle fashion company apologises after photos of the notice outside its Klang shop are shared online.

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