Malaysia growth in digital technology generates huge demand for talent

Opportunity to be a regional digital hub leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hays, a in specialist recruitment, reported that businesses in Malaysia expect business activity to increase by 54 per cent this year in their 2021 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Forming…

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Neurodiverse workforce can benefit your team

Firms need to understand the value of having people that don’t think in a traditional way. Neurodiverse employees benefit an organisation however a large percentage remain unemployed. But by understanding and accommodating the needs of neurodiverse talent, employers can foster a more diverse, inclusive and successful business. According to a…

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Talent supply and demand are soaring as high-tech industries take off in China

China’s high-tech industry is booming amidst a demonstrated increased capacity for innovation in the IT field. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, global specialist recruitment firm Hays reported that China is more likely to recover quickly when compared to other countries and regions still suffering from the…

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The digital transformation that is changing Hong Kong

It is cloud technology that is proving most critical to Hong Kong’s development . As the economic recession triggered by social unrest was compounded by the global pandemic, recruitment budgets for Hong Kong SAR businesses were constricted. However, as the economy has stabilised, hiring plans are being reappraised and the…

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Key technology hiring trends in Asia

Vietnam and Indonesia looking to increase tech head count. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen workplaces and employee roles severely disrupted. Changed forever, in fact. Working from home or working remotely is now a new norm, as organisations responded to the pandemic’s challenges by embarking on digital transformations that would have…

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Malaysia pushes digital upskilling to boost digital initiatives

Continuing trend that has likely been cemented by the pandemic. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) newly released initiative, MyDigitalWorkForce Work In Tech (MYWiT) initiative, a training and hiring incentive program, aimed at boosting the digital business services sector as well as developing quality tech talents in Malaysia. This initiative…

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Asia’s digital technology hiring landscape in 2021

FIs remain vigilant towards remote working risks and take pre-emptive steps to mitigate them. During 2020 Asia’s traditional revenue streams were hampered, resulting in salary and recruitment slowdowns, and a new working normal was imposed. As businesses turned to the latest technological advancements in order to counterbalance the effects of…

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The most in-demand tech sectors and jobs

As COVID-19 chaos continues to impact technology projects, find out the important roles, CIOs will need on their IT teams. Organisations have been forced to reprioritise their technology objectives and strategies in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has led to a greater reliance on technology and…

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