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The Shortage of Young and Dynamic Workers in Malaysia

Malaysia is facing a shortage of young and dynamic general workers, which has become a major issue and impact for the foreign direct investors (FDI) in the country. The lack of local workers has forced the FDI to seek other sources of manpower to replace the shortage, resulting in Malaysia ranking as the top country in Southeast Asia to recruit more than a million foreign laborers from other countries.

In the other hand, inflation and currency impact since 1998 as well as economic crisis all over Southeast Asia and Asia. This has caused most parents go out for jobs and leave their children and elderly at home without proper care. As a result, domestic helpers, also known as maids, have become popular among consumers who hire them to look after their homes and close family members.

In Northern Regional Penang, our agency has a vision to overcome this issue by providing trustworthy, legal, pleasant, and affordable workers to all employers. We believe that our efforts will contribute to solving the shortage of young and dynamic workers in Malaysia and make a positive impact on the lives of those who rely on such services.

To further address the shortage of young and dynamic workers in Malaysia, the government has implemented various initiatives to encourage more locals to enter the workforce. One of these initiatives is the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), which provides vocational training and apprenticeships for students to gain practical skills and knowledge while studying. Additionally, the government has also introduced tax incentives and subsidies for companies that hire and train local workers.

Moreover, there are ongoing efforts to improve the working conditions and wages of local workers in order to attract more Malaysians into general labor jobs. This includes implementing minimum wages laws, ensuring safe working environments, and providing better benefits such as healthcare coverage and retirement plans.

Overall, it is important for Malaysia to address this issue in order to sustain economic growth and attract foreign investment. By investing in local talent development and improving working conditions, Malaysia can create a more vibrant and dynamic workforce that will benefit both employers and employees alike.

In addition to the government's initiatives, private companies have also taken steps to address the shortage of young and dynamic workers in Malaysia. Many have started offering flexible work arrangements such as remote work, WFH or part-time positions to attract individuals who may have other commitments such as caring for children or elderly family members.

Furthermore, some companies have begun implementing mentorship programs to help develop and retain younger talent in their organizations. This not only helps address the shortage of young workers but also ensures that there is a pipeline of skilled workers for the future.

It is important for both the government and private sector to continue working together to address this issue and create a sustainable workforce for Malaysia's future economic growth. By investing in local talent development and improving working conditions, Malaysia can become a more attractive destination for foreign direct investment while also providing better opportunities for its own citizens.

Crystal Salt

Job Offer: Various Positions Available

 We are currently looking for individuals to fill the following positions:

  1. Manufacturing General Worker

  2. Skilled Machinist

  3. CnC & Milling Worker

  4. Stamping Worker

  5. Machine Operator

  6. Construction General Worker

  7. Skilled Steel Bending and Carpenter Worker

  8. Bricklayer Worker

  9. F&B Worker

  10. Kitchen Worker

  11. Restaurant Worker

  12. Plantation Worker

  13. Rubber Tapper

  14. Agriculture Worker

  15. Fisherman

  16. Domestic Helper/Maid

  17. General Worker

  18. Cleaner



  1. Relevant experience in the field

  2. Strong work ethic

  3. Good communication skills

  4. Ability to work in a team environment

  We offer competitive salaries, benefits and the opportunity for growth within the company. If you meet these qualifications

  please apply today using our online application.

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