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How to Respond to “So, Tell Me About Yourself” in a Job Interview

By Joel SchwartzbergAugust 12, 2019 The toughest job interview question may seem like a softball from the interviewer’s perspective: “So…tell me about yourself.” It seems easy because it feels like a free pass: no hypothetical scenario, no request for real-life examples, no technical challenge, not even the dreaded “What’s your biggest flaw?” Just…tell me anything. […]

Essential HR Laws for Employers And Managers

Employment Contracts Normal Hours of Work & Days  Overtime Payments (OT) & Rules  Types of Leave & Rules Latest Minimum Wages Order & Authorised Deductions  Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012  Retrenchment & Termination Benefits  Employment of Part-timers Order 2010 Children and Young Persons Employment Act 1966  Women Employees  EPF Act 1991 SOCSO Act 1969 Employment […]
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MMU Career Fair 2020

Thank You all for joining us at the MMU Career Fair 2020 held at Main Hall, Multimedia University Malacca! Update your profile today and browse through all the vacancies and look for your dream job today!

5 Mental Mistakes That Kill Your Productivity

Alice BoyesNovember 04, 2019 If you’re sometimes frustrated about how little you accomplish during your work day, you’re not alone. Research indicates that only 26% of people often leave the office having accomplished the tasks they set out to do. It’s common to feel as if you’ve been busy but haven’t done anything important. Of course, life […]
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The Art of Persuasion Hasn’t Changed in 2,000 Years

By Carmine Gallo JULY 15, 2019 Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. The ability to persuade, to change hearts and minds, is perhaps the single greatest skill that will give you a competitive edge in the knowledge economy — an age where ideas matter more than ever. Some economists believe that persuasion is […]

CONT: Employee Evaluation

An employee evaluation is the assessment and review of a worker’s job performance. Most companies have an employee evaluation system wherein employees are evaluated on a regular basis (often once a year). Typically these assessments are done at year end or on the employee’s service anniversary. That is, if you were hired in February, your […]

Food For Thoughts: Why Employee Performance Appraisal Doesn’t Work

The Traditional Performance Appraisal Process Is Demeaning and Hurtful Author: SUSAN M. HEATHFIELD   Second only to firing an employee, managers cite performance appraisal as the task they dislike the most. This is understandable given that the process of performance appraisal, as traditionally practiced, is fundamentally flawed. The process is hurtful and demeaning, and both managers and […]

Learning: The power of positivity

Stephen Meyer President & CEO on March 14, 2018 The power of a positive attitude: It’s been heralded as a key to success in many areas of life, from learning to athletics to just about any profession you can imagine. But is there any evidence that positivity affects results or is it mostly mumbo jumbo? […]

Malaysian companies in Forbes Asia’s list

Three Malaysian companies have made it to the 200 top-performing public companies of the 2019 Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion list. Elsoft Research Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd and Vitrox Corp Bhd have been recognised as among the leading public companies in the Asia-Pacific with an annual revenue of between US$5mil and US$1bil. The three companies beat […]