INTERACTIVE: What Malaysia’s job market looks like right now and how it’s changing


  • Focus
  • Sunday, 22 Nov 2020

The future of jobs: According to the WEF, the labour market is also being disrupted by automation and greater adoption of technology with a growing demand for emerging roles such as data analysts and artificial intelligence (AI) specialists.

IT has been especially tough for job seekers since Covid-19 hit early this year.

The number of jobs in the private sector fell by 181,000 to 8.47 million jobs in the third quarter of this year compared to 8.65 million in the same period last year, according to the Statistics Department.

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