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In software industry, to be the top 3 in the world is a must if you want to be considered a world player in your niche. Those not in the top 3 are probably not making significant profit to shout about. Malaysia market is too small for Malaysia ICT players. Malaysian market is probably about 2.5% of the size of US market
It’s easy for small business owners to leverage on this marketing tool. One can easily use compact digital cameras (even smart phones) and with the emergence of straightforward and easy-to-use editing software, there is no need to have a big blockbuster budget for the whole production, the key here is to keep it engaging and effective.
The rise of social media made networking fun and exciting and its crowd-pleasing appeal has led businesses to jump in the bandwagon too. Though the concept of using social media as a marketing medium is still relatively new, we see a growing trend among businesses to adopt it for their advertising campaigns.
According to the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF), employers are incurring over RM1 billion losses annually because of workers who feign illness to get sick leave. Its executive director, Shamsuddin Bardan, reckons that faking illness to obtain medical certificates (MCs) has become a rampant practice in the country.
Starting up a business is exciting, and you will have a lot on your plate during this initial period. There is no doubt that things will come at you from all angles, and you just have to be ready to take it all on, or at least know who to hire (if you are absolutely in need) to help you manage.
Decision making in the unpredictable nature of business never turns out perfect. This is why feedback is important. Feedbacks are important to make improvements right then and there.
Determining if and why employees exploit leave policies is important. Just as an employer analyses turnover, the organization should also look at sick leave abuse trends. Methods for monitoring sick leave abuse vary from one organization to the next, but there are some common guidelines all employers can follow.
There was a time when the boundaries between work and home were fairly clear. Today, however, work is likely to invade your personal life — and maintaining work-life balance is no simple task. Still, work-life balance isn't out of reach.
It is expensive to train employees but it’s even more so to lose one. Figures don’t lie. Under normal market conditions, the average employee turnover rate in Malaysia hovers around 17% based on international human resource surveys.