"Our goal is to continue leveraging our strong network of adept talent across the various industries in Malaysia."
"When managing overseas returnee employees, line managers are therefore urged to be particularly conscious and transparent during appraisals."
"Skills shortages are not a new problem, but our clients are informing us that the situation is worsening rather than getting better."
"Companies that invest in the well-being and development of their people will be able to build a strong employer brand."
“To address talent shortages, hiring managers have therefore been more open to recruiting candidates who do not necessarily have the full set of skills required for the position.”
"Candidates can benefit from staying abreast of industry developments and constantly upskill, or even reskill if needed, to maintain their competitiveness and therefore leverage in the employment market."
"Businesses should consider providing more training and professional development for their workforce to bridge the skills gaps."
"Our research shows that skills enhancement in Malaysia is on a downward trend, with employees spending less and less time out of working hours on upskilling."
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