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Technology-driven Jobs Namely Artificial Intelligence, e-Commerce & Digital Marketing on an Upward Trend for Malaysia in 2022

According to Robert Walters Malaysia’s Salary Survey, technology-driven roles, namely AI, eCommerce, and digital marketing are expected to be on an upward trend in the new year

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Digital transformation and automation will be two main focus areas for Malaysian companies in 2022. To help them achieve these, individuals with digital and eCommerce skillsets will continue to be sought after, especially on the sales and marketing front.

Robert Walters Country Head for Malaysia and Philippines Kimberlyn Lu said, “In 2022, Malaysian-based companies will continue to accelerate digital transformation and automation. Technology-driven roles namely artificial intelligence, e-commerce and digital marketing are expected to be on an upward trend.

Meanwhile, marketers in the B2B and B2C field can also expect a 10% to 20% salary increment in the new year.

Data analytics is a highly sought-after skill that will be in demand across all functions such as in human resource, risk management, banking and finance.

“In today’s data-rich world, companies will be seeking to hire professionals who can study, dissect and interpret data to help make sound business decisions.”

According to Lu, the increasing importance of environment, social and governance (ESG) among corporates is translating into demand for employees with experience in ESG and sustainability practices.

The increasing importance of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) among corporates is translating into demand for employees with experience in ESG and sustainability practices. The hiring around ESG will be prevalent to meet the needs of socially responsible investors, particularly in financial services, commerce and manufacturing.

Employees with digital and e-commerce skill sets will continue to thrive, especially on the sales and marketing front of the FMCG sector.

As such, the hiring around ESG will be prevalent to meet the needs of socially responsible investors, particularly in financial services, commerce and manufacturing.

Employees with digital and e-commerce skillsets will continue to thrive especially on the sales and marketing front of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector.

“Reskilling and upskilling are essential to staying relevant in the future. As the economy reopens and business activities pick up pace, market conditions will improve and along with it, job opportunities seeking enhanced skillsets,” Lu added.

 

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