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72% of Young M’sian Workers Consider Leaving The Country for Better Jobs

today16 November 2021


(source: Glamour)

The opportunity to move abroad for work doesn’t present itself every day, but for the majority of Malaysians, they’d take it if it meant earning more money.

According to Malay Mail, a recent survey has revealed that 72% of young Malaysian employees are considering leaving the country for better employment opportunities. The research was done by Employment Hero, a complete people, payroll and benefits solution for small to medium-sized businesses.

In the 2021 Employee Movement and Retention Report, it said the number, which is derived from a total of 1,004 employees surveyed, is significantly higher than neighbouring Singapore (55%), with the main reason being better pay and improved career prospects.

Employment Hero co-founder and chief executive officer Ben Thompson said today (16 Nov) that the pandemic has given people many reasons to change direction in their careers or venture overseas as the world opens up.

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Written by: Karissa Lund