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Sunday, April 7, 2013

JobStreet.com’s 15th Malaysia Career and Training Fair 2013 (MCTF)



2 MILLION MALAYSIAN WORKFORCE ARE NOW WITH JOBSTREET.COM

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JobStreet.com, the number one job site in Malaysia, recently announced their milestone of reaching their two millionth Malaysian jobseeker member. The announcement was made at JobStreet.com’s 15th Malaysia Career and Training Fair (MCTF), launched by Tuan Haji Mohd Asri bin Abdul Wahab, Director of Jobs Services Division (JobsMalaysia Center), Ministry of Human Resources. 

JobStreet.com also awarded its 2 millionth member, Cik Nurfarhana bt Ahmad Zainodin, with a Graduate Preparedness Programme sponsored by Sunway University. She also walked away with a HTC Butterfly smartphone and iPad with Retina Display sponsored by Digi, both bundled with DG SmartPlan and iPad plan to equip her for work.



 At the opening ceremony, Ms. Chook Yuh Yng, Country Manager of JobStreet.com said,
“The encouraging success of having two million Malaysian jobseekers in our database has given JobStreet.com the motivation to continuously improve our jobseekers’ job hunting experiences. In the coming months, we will be introducing several exciting new features that will make it easier for jobseekers to find their ideal job before applying. It is our mission to help millions of jobseekers to find the job that suits them best while providing our clients with the best and most qualified employees.”

From JobStreet.com’s Job Satisfaction Survey, 62% of jobseekers have indicated they would like to switch jobs if the opportunity arises. Seasonal job posting patterns will likely to see hiring peaking between March and October.

Hence there are many job opportunities available in a variety of fields and  employers are especially looking for jobseekers in the fields of accounting, business processes (sales and marketing) and technical skillsets such as manufacturing, ICT, engineering and civil/construction maintenance.


This year’s MCTF received an impressive participation of over 160 top companies offering thousands of quality jobs. Some of the companies include AIG, Nestlé Products Sdn. Bhd, Petroliam National Berhad, DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, Genting Group, Murphy Sarawak Oil, Kraft Malaysia Sdn Bhd, British American Tobacco, Country Garden Properties (M) Sdn Bhd, and RHB Banking Group.

William Ng, managing director of AIC Exhibitions Sdn Bhd, the organizers of the MCTF fair said, “This year’s overwhelming response by employers is a clear indication of our country’s vibrant economic growth. We are indeed moving towards the right direction in line with the Economic Transformation Programme”.

Jobseekers attending the fair will be presented with jobs ranging from fresh graduate positions all the way to senior level jobs. At the fair, jobseekers will also have the chance to get their resumes checked at the resume clinic, grab on-the-spot-interviews and get hiring evaluations from the employers.

About JobStreet.com
JobStreet.com (www.jobstreet.com) is a leading online recruitment company presently covering the employment markets in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, India, Japan, Vietnam and Thailand. The Group currently services over 80,000 corporate customers and over 10 million jobseekers in its database. JobStreet is listed on Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities (JOBST).

About AIC Exhibitions SdnBhd
AIC Exhibitions owns, manages and organizes some of the region's largest exhibitions including the popular MCTF and Post Graduate Education Fair, Entrepreneurship Expo and SME Solutions Expo in Malaysia, Asia Spa and Wellness Festival in Thailand, Entrepreneurship Expo in Indonesia and the Malaysia Showcase in 16 countries worldwide, as well as manages signature lifestyle events such as Voyages.

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If you’d like more information about this news, or to schedule an interview with JobStreet.com, please email Junie Lim at junie.lim@jobstreet.com 

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