The employment market is changing everyday as digitalization sweeps Malaysia. Companies are adopting digital ecosystems, running digital offices and even working remotely. Digital transformation has led to new roles or upgraded roles, driven by technological advances.
It's 2022, employees are now reconfiguring their careers and lifestyle; to search for better opportunities, higher pay or a better work-life balance. Why are so many employees choosing to quit? What do they value? And where are they even going?
The way we work and the way we think about work has changed tremendously in the last two years. People have lost their jobs, left their jobs, shifted their careers, worked from home and even worked from another country. Honestly, it’s a freelancer's world and we're just living in it.
The appeal of working in the comforts of your own home at your own time and pace holds great appeal. Like a moth to a flame, here's how Nurul Farah Shamimi, an Electrical and Electronics Engineering graduate, decided to shift tracks and pursue freelancing.
This chemical engineer turned copywriter took a leap of faith and pivoted careers by applying for a role in Biji-Biji Initiative. Instead, she was offered the opportunity to unlock further potential through a scholarship with the Digital Entrepreneur programme.