Work in Malaysia

Work in Malaysia can be an interesting and earn with high salary. It is also interesting experience in a multicultural workplace you will see people from all works of life that practice different beliefs, customs and traditions.

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The expat looking for a new country to move about, moving to Malaysia may just be the good choice because currently the Malaysian government is promoting a new program called "Malaysia My Second Home”.

What language is spoken in workplace in Malaysia? The official language of Malaysia is Bahasa Malaysia. English is also official for some purposes. Most of multinational companies in Malaysia prefer an English spoken candidate.

Many foreign nationals working in Malaysia in various multinational corporation (MNS) such as in services sector, industries sector, agricultural sector and tourism. The Multinational Corporation (MNC) is a firm or group that operating in several countries but managed from their home country. Generally any firm or group that gains a quarter of its income from operations outside of its home country is considered a MNC.

There are many multinational companies (MNCs) in Malaysia. One of the MNC companies that had long time investing in Malaysia is Intel. If you are searching for job opportunities in semiconductor and electronic sectors, Intel career may the best for you. If you intend to seek jobs at Intel you can check the detail at Intel jobs website.

Electrical and Electronics companies in Malaysia

Multinational corporations from more than 40 countries have invested in more than 3000 projects in Malaysia. The world’s major electronics companies with manufacturing operations in Malaysia such as from USA such as Motorola, Intel, Texas Instruments, Dell, Solectron, AMD, Western Digital, companies from Asia Pacific such as Sony, NEC, Matsushita, Hitachi, Samsung, TDK, BenQ, Sharp- Roxy, Mitsubishi and companies from Europe such as Alcatel, Philips, STMicroelectronics, Siemens, Marconi, Osram, Infineon.

Work in Information Technology (IT) Sector in Malaysia

There are also foreign nationals working in Information Technology (IT) job that doing an extremely vast category of job types stretching from simple computer jobs to some of the highest paying jobs in the world. The job is most commonly some type of computer support job.

The job titles for IT jobs could be the Desktop Support Engineer, Computer Consultant, Programmer Analyst, LAN Engineer, WAN Engineer, Network Security Consultant, Database Programmer, CIO (chief information officer), Systems Administrator, Microsoft Administrator, and Unix Systems Administrator. The combination of job titles in IT is virtually continuous. The hub of Malaysia Information Technology centre in Malaysia is Technology Park Malaysia.

Work in Automobile Industries

Malaysia’s economy is one of the most successful in Asia. If you have a good skills in automobile industry you can choose to work in Malaysia car manufacturing such as Volkswagen Malaysia, Proton and many more international car company that assemble in Malaysia. You also can work in international trade company that doing export and import. 

Jobs on Internet

You work on your own hours, as much or as little as you’d like, you don’t have to go back and forth and you don’t have to deal with irritating colleagues. There’s no online job that lets you shrug off all the above irritation, but you can make a living with paid part time internet jobs working for companies online.

You can also make money writing blog posts for others. If you’re a good web designer with excellent SEO skills and a lot of free time, you’ll probably make more money writing blog posts for companies than you would write blog posts for yourself. There are potential client might be a manufacturer house hold products that wants to have a company blog that can promote their product and attractive fans of the sport. Another client might be a media company that needs how-to guides.

Business on Internet

There are many businese on internet that you can do. Among them such as doing affiliate program, promoting Direct Selling product, advertisement, promoting Malaysia tourism industries and many more.

If you are selling thing for example such as iphone 4, iphone 4s, iphone os etc. online, you have to remember that according to the Malaysia news paper TheStar you need to register your online part time business with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM). There are 400 online businessmen who have been charged in court for not registering their business. In this case, all of those part-time-online-sellers are required to register to SSM (Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia) to avoid getting charged.

Top Companies to Work

There are specific factors which help determine the top companies to work. A few key indicators include the company size (based on turnover rates), its reputation in the industry, compensation and benefits, working conditions, environment and the corporate culture of the establishment in question.

Among the company that suggested to work for in Malaysia that based on Best Employers award winners and Fortune ranking has led to the following result, with some of the biggest brands claiming the top spots such as Shell, Petronas, Motorola, McKinsey & Co, Maxis, Intel, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Exxon Mobil and DHL.

Work in Malaysia for Expatriate Personnel

More information about employment of Expatriate Personnel in Malaysia can be found in MIDA website.

How to Apply for Expatriate Posts in Malaysia

More information about applying for expatriate Posts in Malaysia can be found in MIDA website.

Work in Malaysia for Foreign Worker

More information about employment fo foreign worker in Malaysia can be found in MIDA website.

Recruitment agencies in Malaysia

More information about Recruitment agencies in Malaysia can be found in Mycareerscope website.

10 Top Recruitment Agencies in Kuala Lumpur

More information can be found here

Prepare your CV

CV is very important to apply work in Malaysia. What is CV? CV or Curriculum Vitae is an outline of a person's educational and professional history and usually prepared for job applications. Another name for a CV is a Resume.

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