Online hiring dips further despite oil-and-gas uptick


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Dateline 2017-06-29, Malay Mail:

Malaysian firms’ online recruitment has contracted for yet another month despite the oil-and-gas sector enjoying registering a 16-per cent growth in hiring, according to Monster.com.

In its monthly Monster Employment Index (MEI), overall online hiring in May fell 14 per cent from the same time last year.

Past index records show that April and March online recruitment figures both suffered a 11 per cent year-on-year decline, with no expansion in February and a mere 2-per cent growth in January.

With its hiring in May, the oil-and-gas industry emerged as the best-performing sector “for the first time ever”, the company said.

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