Vic Sithasanan

Vic Sithasanan Appointed as MD of JobStreet Malaysia

SEEK Asia – which combines two leading brands JobStreet and JobsDB under one roof – today announced the appointment of Vic Sithasanan as JobStreet Malaysia’s new managing director. In his new role, Vic will be responsible for leading and driving JobStreet Malaysia’s business growth and operations, while building on the company’s success and presence of […]

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AIC Exhibitions managing director Datuk William Ng (left) and JobStreet country manager Simran Kaur (right)
AIC Exhibitions managing director Datuk William Ng (left) and JobStreet country manager Simran Kaur (right)

JobStreet’s Career Fair Saw Over 35,000 Visits Daily

The Malaysia Career and Training Fair (MCTF) jointly organised by JobStreet and AIC Exhibitions Sdn Bhd from 6 to 12 July 2021 attracted over 250,000 visits. The annual exhibition, held digitally for the first time this year, saw an average of over 35,000 visits each day. According to the Malaysian Department of Statistics, Malaysia’s unemployment […]

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JobStreet Recognized as Industry Leader by APPIES

Malaysia’s leading employment platform JobStreet has been recognised with an industry award for its ‘Jobs that Matter’ marketing campaign. JobStreet was the recipient of the prestigious APPIES Malaysia Gold Award in the category of ‘Best in Digital and Social’ and Silver Award in the category of ‘Best in Consumer and Business Services’ for its compelling […]

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Care Needed When Considering Remote Work Strategies

According to employment specialist JobStreet, developing a thoughtful remote working strategy and building a value-based workplace culture are what will position employers ahead when attracting new talent and building future workplaces. JobStreet country manager Simran Kaur (pic above) said that the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted jobseekers to re-evaluate what they want from work – not only the […]

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JobStreet Notes Malaysians Keen on Upskilling and Reskilling

Early last month (March 2021), leading online employment portal JobStreet had announced a partnership with British digital education platform FutureLearn to offer Malaysians the opportunity to upskill and reskill with complementary courses from world-class universities and industry experts. In a press release today, JobStreet announced that specialised technology courses were among the most popular ones under […]

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SEEK Asia’s chief marketing officer Ramesh Rajandran

Malaysia in Top 20 for Global Employment Attractiveness

Malaysia’s global attractiveness as a desired country for foreigners to relocate for work jumped by some 23 places in 2020, according to a collaborative study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, global recruitment company The Network and SEEK Asia which owns JobStreet. Ranked number 42 in 2014 and 33 in 2018, the overall attractiveness of Malaysia to global workers surged to the […]

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JobStreet country manager Simran Kaur

JobStreet Partnership Helps Members Build Better Resumes

Malaysia’s leading employment platform, JobStreet, has partnered with two professional bodies – Resume Writer Malaysia and Break the Box – in an effort to help graduates and job-seekers enhance their resume writing and interview skills. Under this initiative, exclusive webinars are free for all JobStreet members, especially for graduates who may be excited to join […]

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Malaysian Workers Can Upskill with JobStreet and FutureLearn

Leading online employment portal JobStreet has teamed up with FutureLearn, a British digital education platform, in an effort for Malaysia to continuously upskill and reskill themselves. Its objective is for candidates to ‘level up their careers’ so that they would constantly be in demand with employers. Jobstreet country manager Simran Kaur (pic above) said that, […]

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JobStreet to provide outplacement support for retrenched Sony employees

Leading online employment portal JobStreet is stepping in to help retrenched workers affected by the eventual closure of Sony Malaysia’s manufacturing plant in Prai, Penang. The Sony plant will cease operations by September this year, and be completely shut down by March 2022, affecting some 1,757 local employees. While some employees would be transferred to […]

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