Too many people got retrenched, reports were non-stop. Airlines are said to have grounded most of its planes and many will have to be asked to leave. Fortunately, there’s a silver lining for tourism even if people may not suddenly choose to travel again unless they really feel safe enough with regards to COVID-19 situation. Today, our new infections are below 10. Hopefully this continues.
The unemployment rate is going up here in Malaysia. It’sclose to 4% currently and may go higher. We receive way too many negative news about companies letting people go because they have to stop operating. Well, at least here we have one which is offering over 1,000 jobs yeah. It’s in a shop I used to frequent on a weekly basis. Mr. DIY. They are offering jobs for fresh grads to middle and even senior managers at its headquarters.
Article in thestar.com.my Local enterprise MR DIY is offering more than 1,000 jobs to Malaysians at its stores nationwide and headquarters in Selangor It has vacancies at its over 600 stores and positions with openings include promoters, cashiersand supervisors. Mr DIY managing director Adrian One said, “The Covid-19 pandemic has put us in an unprecedented situation where we are simultaneously battling health and economic issues.”
He added, MR DIY has been able to maintain and grow our workforce, to support the Malaysian economy. We are pleased to be in a position to attract jobseekers to join our growing team.” Mr. DIY’s recruitment campaign started on 1st June 2020 and will run for the next 3 months. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, and have a Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia certificate for cashier and promoter positions, and diploma or degree for supervisory level onwards. Click here to view all the available jobs yeah. www.mrdiy.com/career. Full article in thestar.com.my
The issue with many Malaysians is that some jobs, they don’t like. Some jobs, they think not enough glamour. Some jobs, too hot under the sun. Well, the list goes on and of course there’s also that ‘salary not enough’ reasoning too. There are opportunities with all careers IF we are truly diligent in doing it. As for all the other reasons, well, here’s a Malay proverb for you. ‘Hendak seribu daya, tidak seribu dalih.’ In English it’s ‘When there’s a will, there’s a way.’ Happy applying.
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