Monthly Archives: September 2012

Malaysia: Private retirement scheme

The Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Abdul Razak, has today announced the official set-up of a Private Retirement Scheme in his Budget Speech 2012. There’s also a mention of increasing the employer’s contribution to the Employee Provident Fund for those earning … Continue reading

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Snippet: transferable skills

The idea of transferable skills is playing an increasingly important role in job-seeking quests. But what are they, actually? Simply put, transferable skills are skills that you have acquired doing any one of a host of otherwise common-place activities in … Continue reading

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Snippet: negotiating salaries

The art of salary negotiation is certainly a tricky one, whether you are a novice job-seeker or a seasoned job changer, and knowing a few common-sense pointers will obviously help you get the offer that you really deserve. First, do … Continue reading

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Snippet: networking through volunteering

Volunteering might seem a rather odd tool to use in your job-seeking quest, but it does have its benefits. When you volunteer for a particular cause, you will inevitably work with a host of different people, and these people are … Continue reading

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