There are some jobs that will always be in demand even in a slowdown.
The Covid-19 pandemic has also shown those who are willing to embrace diverse skills will remain relevant.
Research done by LinkedIn suggests that professionals with digital skill sets find themselves at an advantage in seeking employment in several fields.
About 70% of South-East Asia is now online and demand for workers with tech skills will remain, from specialised engineers, to cyber security talent and data analysts.
Apart from front liners, LinkedIn said some of the fastest growing job categories in Malaysia include software engineers, marketing executives, teachers, web developers, system analysts and graphic designers.