Gear Up Your Workforce with Value-Added Skills Post Covid-19
The road to business recovery caused by COVID-19 has been bumpy. It is hard to foresee how fast business, employment and economy will bounce back if the outbreak remains uncontrolled.
In efforts to facilitate the restructuring of the economy, and to aid the employability of those affected by the pandemic, the government has several plans in store that would benefit both job seekers and employers.
The Malaysian government announced a Hiring Incentive Program (Penjana Kerjaya 2.0) which is an economic recovery initiative under the Ministry of Human Resources, administered by Social Security Organisation’s (Socso) Employment Services to promote job employability among employers while increasing their employment prospects.
Organizations are highly encouraged to take advantage of these incentives provided by the government to kick-start their IR 4.0 and digitalization journey while gearing up for the MCO and post-MCO economic uncertainties.
* Eligible candidates can claim these certifications for FREE.
For Employers With New Hires
Requirements: New employees would have to be hired after the 21st of December, 2020 for a full-time position, or a contract-based position with a minimum of 1-year commitment.
For Retrenched Workers
Requirements: If you are an EIS contributor for at least 3 months and have recently been retrenched in the last 60 days, you can leverage this opportunity and get professionally certified for free.
For Unemployed Graduates
Requirements: The employee needs to be a graduate who has been unemployed for over 180 days after graduation and has now managed to secure a position in an organization.
How To Apply
For Newly Hired Employees, register at this link.
For Unemployed Graduates Hired Recently by Employers, register at this link.
For Retrenched Workers, register at this link.
Feel free to reach the iTrain team at +6012-798 0072 / +6012 – 798 0622 via Call or WhatsApp, or simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to know how these cutting-edge skills can help boost your employability in your organization.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Are these incentives available for existing employees?
No. They are only applicable to the newly hired, unemployed graduates who have recently secured a position in any organization or retrenched workers. Get in touch with us via WhatsApp (+60127980072) for any queries.
2. How does the employer apply for this training incentive?
Send in your inquiry through bit.ly/itrain-perkeso Our team will then get in touch with you regarding the next steps.
Employers have to submit the training request through the Penjana Kerjaya portal for eligible employees. Socso will reimburse the training program fees to iTrain upon program completion.
3. I am a retrenched worker. How do I apply for the training incentive?
If you have been retrenched for less than 60 days and are a contributor to EIS for min. 3 months, send in your inquiry at bit.ly/itrain-eis. Our consultant will then get in touch with you with the next steps.
4. When is the deadline for the PenjanaKerjaya 2.0 Training Incentive?
The deadline for the application is 30 June 2021.
5. I am a fresh graduate who is currently unemployed. Can I apply for this incentive?
The training incentive is ONLY applicable for graduates who were unemployed for 180+ days post-graduation and have now managed to successfully secure a position in an organization.