Popular M’sia companies for which he will work in 2021, Job creation and benefits


[This is a sponsored article with Talentbank.]

Employment talents depend on a healthy balance of value delivery between employees and employers. Employers expect a certain standard of work and contributions from employees, and usually employees want to work in companies with an excellent brand reputation, job benefits, and potential for career advancement.

Talentbank’s Graduate Selection Award (GCA) pays tribute to companies that are actively making changes in company culture to attract new talent. It’s important to listen to young voices because Generation Z will be on its way soon over a third of the global population.

It’s more than just bragging rights to winners, OUU also allows graduates and future graduates to know which companies are in high demand and which are preferred by their peers. This can motivate them to step up the game, stay ahead of their curve and stand out from the sea of ​​talent if they want to be hired by those companies.

With OUU 2021 results final, here are the most attractive companies in malaysia according to graduates.

Say your: Talentbank is currently collecting alumni votes for OUU 2022. If you are a university / college student or have recently graduated in the last 12 months, you are entitled to it vote.

1. Maybank
Champion in overall winners, champion in banking

Maybank is one of Malaysia’s most prominent banks with more than 350 branches locally, and the bank employs more than 40,000 employees worldwide.

For graduates who want to apply for a company, they offer programs like Maybank Global Trainee Program which are some of the major programs for developing graduates ’skills in risk management, product strategy, and more.

Maybank is also the GCA champion in banking for for the third year in a row.

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2. Google
1st runner-up in overall winners, champion in technique

The world’s largest search engine needs no introduction, and since its entry into Malaysia in 2011, they still remain one of the most attractive companies they work for.

Fun fact: The current CEO of Google Malaysia, Marc Woo, was Google Malaysia first employee.

Former and current employees welcomed the company’s work environment, free and healthy meals for employees and visitors from gerai google, as well as the company’s flexible working hours and occasional dress code.

Open positions here.

3. Microsoft (Malaysia)
2nd runner-up in overall winners, runner-up in tech

Microsoft is another reputable name in the technology world. In 2020, Microsoft reported having more than 258 million paid seats worldwide (customers who bought) Office 365.

As stated in the company list American site, employees can take advantage of employee discounts, flexible working hours and long maternity leave. Local employees also noted that the company provides a free flow of snacks, fruits and drinks.

Open positions here.

Microsoft KL office photo / Image for credit: Steven Leach Group

4. Petroliam Nacional Berhad
Champion in chemical industry, engineering and oil and gas, Top 5 in overall winners

According to former employees, Petroliam Nacional Berhad aka PETRONAS offers a competitive salary and good bonuses per year – provided you are faced with the challenges they have set for you.

The company also operates multiple programs for graduates, such as the Graduate Employability Improvement Program (GEES) and the PETRONAS School Scholarship Program (PESP). Employee benefits come in the form of a flexible work arrangement, a returnee program, and extended maternity leave.

Fun fact: PETRONAS it boasts a young workforce, with 56% of employees under the age of 36.

Open positions here.

5. Shopee Malaysia
Champion in e-commerce, Top 5 in overall winners

One of Malaysia’s largest e-commerce sites, Shopee has become a home name for many, especially during the pandemic.

That’s what we said, which we wrote about recently Shopee’s program of global leaders (GLP) which offers students hands-on experience and leadership opportunities in the company. Graduates who enroll in GLP have the opportunity to work abroad, with a competitive salary, and most importantly, your work can potentially shape the future of Shopee.

Open positions here.

Image credit: Shopee

6. Intel Malaysia
Champion in electronics, 2nd runner-up in engineering and technology, top 10 in overall winners

If you own a laptop or computer, you may have noticed that little Intel sticker on your device. But what you may not know is this 80% of laptop processors use Intel processors worldwide.

Advantages working with Intel includes five bonus payments per year (in addition to mid- and year-end bonuses), employee discounts on Intel shares, flexible business hours, exclusive employee discounts on Intel products, and relocation services if you are to move to a new location for work.

Open positions here.

First runner-up in banking, Top 10 in overall winners

Specifically for graduates, CIMB has some unique programs that could entice you to work in a bank. One of the programs allows you to work in two different companies, and when you complete the program, you can choose between the two you want to work for.

For example, the CIMB-Accenture Fusion program allows the graduate to experience both advisory and banking work, with the first year spent at Accenture gaining experience in consulting and the second year at CIMB for a holistic review of the banking industry.

One of the main advantages of working with CIMB is its Staff rejuvenation program. It allows employees to rest for up to six months to stay away from life issues and return to work in the same position without the risk of getting a job.

Open positions here.

Recorded during one of CIMB’s scholarship programs back in 2019 / Image loan: CIMB

8. Shell Malaysia
1. runners-up in engineering and oil and gas, 2. runners-up in joint services, top 10 in overall winners

Shell is one of the world’s largest petrochemical and energy companies, boasting about 86,000 employees in more than 70 countries.

The company is also one of the first to introduce diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For example, Shell implemented programs specific to women such as the Women’s Career Development Program (WCDP) and the Shell Women’s Action Network (SWAN) to further empower women’s development in the company.

However, graduates moving to Shell should expect challenging job daily with a high level of responsibility. But your efforts will be rewarded with a performance-related salary, along with opportunities for rapid progress.

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9. Celcom Axiata Berhad
Champion in telecommunications, Top 10 in overall winners

Celcom is one of the first Malaysian networks of mobile operators established in 1988. It is also part of the Axiata Group, which has other brands such as the e-wallet Boost and digital marketing agency ADA.

If you enroll in the Axiata graduate program, you will get the opportunity to work with other brands under Axiata, such as Boost, Axiata Digital and so on, exposing you to different industries as you work.

The program specifically seeks leaders who are willing and able to quickly hone their skills. Once you complete the program, you can potentially secure a permanent placement under one of the Axiate brands.

According to former employees, employee benefits come in the form of a cell phone supplement, employee discounts and a comprehensive insurance package.

Open positions here.

10. PwC Malaysia
Champion in accounting and professional services, Top 5 in Consulting, Top 10 in overall winners

PwC is one of big four accounting companies globally, and in 2020 the firm reported revenues of $ 43 billion. In Malaysia, the company employs over 3,000 people in 7 locations.

When it comes to hiring employees, the company is quite loud and transparent in what they offer.

Through flex +, employees may have a reduced work week to focus on their children or elderly parents. They are also entitled to flexFridays, which allows them to leave work early every second Friday of the month.

Open positions here.

PWC office in KL / Image Credit: Steven Leach Group

Other companies worthy of attention are considered attractive by graduates

In addition to the companies mentioned above, here are other companies for which graduates continued to vote as an attractive company for which they would like to work in their various categories:

Graduates, give your vote

As mentioned, Talentbank is looking for graduate votes for OKU 2022. If you are a university / college student or have recently graduated in the last 12 months, you are entitled to vote.

If you vote and refer other university / fellow friends, you have a chance of winning prizes ranging from Apple Macbook Pro worth 5,600 RM, a GoPro HERO 5 Black worth 1,559 RM, online shopping vouchers and more.

  • For more information on Talentbank’s Graduates ’Choice Awards click here.
  • Click to vote for the upcoming graduation round here.

Credits for featured paintings: Steven Leach Group

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