Active job market for HR experts in 2017


Hiring for HR professionals in Malaysia is set to stay active in 2017, with the majority being for replacement roles.    

HR professionals with the analytical capabilities to make sound business decisions based on data, will be in demand. Hiring managers will also value professionals who are strategic, dynamic and resilient enough to weather organisational changes. Companies will also be seeking candidates skilled in compensation and benefits, and organisational design.

This was among the key findings of our latest Salary Survey 2017

The report added companies in Malaysia will place more emphasis on promoting internal talent as they implement talent retention strategies aimed at creating better career opportunities for existing employees.

We also expect companies to invest in and use technology and online platforms as recruitment tools to drive efficient processes and systems.

Overall, job movers can expect salary increases of 20% and above.

About the Global Salary Survey

Now in its eighteenth edition, the annual Global Salary Survey is the most comprehensive review of professional salaries and recruitment trends around the world.

The comprehensive book, covering 27 countries, is free and covers the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand as well as North and South America.The Global Salary Survey is based on the analysis of permanent, interim and contract placements made across each of our geographies and recruitment disciplines during 2016.

To know more about hiring trends within HR and other industries, click here to request a copy of the 2017 Global Salary Survey. 


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