A new work pass - the Overseas Networks and Expertise Pass - will be open for applications from Jan 1 next year, to attract top talent across all sectors. Applicants will need to earn a fixed monthly salary of $30,000 and above, which is comparable to the top 5 per cent of Employment Pass (EP) holders.
To attract and retain the best talent in a constantly evolving world of work, HR leaders need to recognise that having the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and capabilities is now the top reason why most people join an organisation, and the reason they will stay.
Malaysia has launched a digital initiative, aimed at enhancing the country’s digital capabilities and boosting its digital economy.
Called the Malaysia Digital (MD) initiative, the scheme will succeed the 25-year-old Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC Malaysia), and would drive more high-impact programmes within the nation.
Positive steps for New Zealand as they have announced reopening borders in phases to fully vaccinated travellers. It will allow these travellers to isolate themselves on their own instead of having to go through managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ). MIQ is set to remain for the unvaccinated. New Zealand’s phased approach rolls out in a five-step plan that will prioritise returning New Zealanders.