Malaysian employees need skilled talent for digital transformation

Most organisations reported undergoing restructuring to adapt to changes in the world of work. 62 per cent of employers in Malaysia said they were confident about hiring the skilled talent their organisation needs in 2022, according to findings from the 2022 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Yet, most organisations reported undergoing restructuring…

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Six of the most in-demand tech sectors and jobs

Organizations are collaborating with cybersecurity providers to boost the security of their infrastructure. Organisations have been forced to prioritise 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 this continues to fuel a sharp increase…

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China to lead Asia in pay rise in 2022

The mainland of China has the highest percentage of employers. Hays, a world leading recruitment agency, today released its Asia Salary Guide 2022 (“the Guide”), in which it surveyed more than 3,000 employers and nearly 10,000 professionals in the mainland of China, Hong Kong SAR, Malaysia, Singapore, and Japan, with…

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Hong Kong SAR’s Life Sciences Industry is facing the future

Innovation and technological Confidence. Hong Kong’s healthcare sector is taking innovation seriously, and just six per cent of employees said they would not describe their organisation as future-ready, by some distance the lowest proportion in Asia do so. As the uncertainty of the last two years dissipates, Hong Kong’s SAR…

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The most sought after technology hires in Japan

Security was an important issue in Japan’s digital environment..  A recent survey of Japanese companies by recruitment firm Hays, has found that 45 per cent said that hiring strategies affect productivity improvement across the company. Other benefits of the recruitment strategy included customer experience (26 per cent), product quality (19 per cent),…

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China’s cyber security ambitions could fall short due to labour shortage

Tremendous gap between the demand and supply for talents in the data security industry.  Digitalisation is leading China’s high economic growth as a new engine. And with the support of emerging technologies such as 5G, AI, cloud computing, IoT (Internet of Things), blockchain, and big data, China’s digital industry is…

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Future-proof tech talent strategy to boost business performance

Having an intentional recruitment strategy is especially critical now. A world-class, future-proof recruitment strategy is the key to improving the performance of technology companies, finds recruitment specialist Hays. In a recent poll, 45 per cent of nearly 500 respondents agreed that it improves overall productivity, alongside customer experience (26 per cent),…

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Singapore’s contracting market matures

Choosing flexible recruiting solutions. With its highly educated and multiskilled workforce, world-class infrastructure, and strategic location in the Asia-Pacific region, such is Singapore’s potential as a tech talent ecosystem that the nation has acquired the moniker ‘Silicon Valley of Asia’. The past year has been marked by an influx of…

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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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