KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian financial institutions are capitalising on digital trends and increasing customer acceptance to introduce a myriad of new and creative online distribution channels. "Despite the limited talent pool, we expect to see an industry growth of eight per cent in 2018. Randstad recommended companies within this sector incorporate HR technology into their operations to gain higher productivity and efficiencies in their recruitment process. The firm also noted the growing trend of companies hiring more contract workers as compared to permanent employees. "In order to manage fast-emerging demands and the constant change, companies are tilting the ratio towards hiring more contract workers as compared to permanent employees.
Source: New Strait Times February 14, 2018 09:45 UTC