MDEC | MyDigitalWorkforce: Work in Tech 2022

MDEC | MyDigitalWorkforce: Work in Tech 2022

Categories: Special Promotions & Campaigns|Published On: January 21, 2022|5.8 min read|
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Syazana Khan

A communications specialist and technology wordsmith with over 2 years experience in the IT and professional development training arena.

Digital Malaysia  

The growth within the digital economy was understandably accelerated and expedited with the Covid-19 pandemic giving birth to waves of new digital businesses, forcing traditional brick-and-mortar enterprises to pivot online. Similarly, the shift also saw millions of Malaysians go virtual for their eCommerce, entertainment and even education needs. The delivery of quality education is also now mostly dependent on a student’s home broadband connectivity, or access to laptop or computers.  

With these transformations sweeping across the country, it is essential to ensure that the Malaysian people, especially our workforce, is prepared to take on large scale changes with our rapid digitalization. 

“Innovation and knowledge are driving economic growth and competitiveness of a nation in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The 4IR, is a technological revolution characterised by the fusion of digital technologies, innovation and knowledge across socioeconomic activities. As a result, the 4IR catalyses the growth of digital economy in Malaysia.”  

         – Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint 

 

All you need to know about MDEC’s My Digital Workforce Work in Tech (MYWiT) 

The MyDigitalWorkforce Work in Tech (MYWiT) is an initiative to incentivize employers to hire Malaysians via digital upskilling and reskilling programmes. 

MYWiT aims to support companies to employ digital talent through salary and training incentives. This initiative consists of the following programmes: Digital Business Services (DBS) and Digital Tech Apprenticeship (DTA).  

The DBS programme has been tailored to increase the digital literacy and skills amongst Malaysians as an attempt to curb rising unemployment level. This is done through partnerships with companies in the fast-growing DBS sector ultimately promoting Malaysia as an investment destination. 

Meanwhile, the DTA programme offers opportunities to upskill and reskill unemployed talents for them to increase their eligibility and be equipped with the skills required to thrive in most in-demand jobs tech jobs, in areas such as data science, software development and cybersecurity. 

MDEC MyDigitalWorkforce(MyWIT)

 

Trainocate Malaysia x My Digital Workforce Work in Tech (MYWiT) 

To bolster our nation’s digital talent, we are offering digital skills training courses through MYWiT’s Digital Business Services (DBS).  

 

Digital Business Services 

For the hiring companies:  

The DBS program seeks to address unemployment by tapping into the fast-growing DBS sectors, inevitably positioning Malaysia as a competitive location for digital investments.   

The incentives include:  

  • 40% of monthly salary for 6 months (minimum salary: RM2,000), and  
  • Up to RM5,000/pax training subsidy for  
  • In-house training (a minimum of 40 hours of training) OR  
  • Sign up for Work and Learn courses listed on MDEC’s Digital Skills Training Directory here.  
  • Incentives are reimbursed to the employer  

Focus areas include – Finance & Accounting, Procurement, Sales & Marketing, IT Support, Content Moderation & many more. Kindly refer to Industry Skills Framework (IndSF)  

Employer’s Eligibility Criteria:  

  • Incorporated in Malaysia  
  • Minimum capital: RM20,000  
  • Not subjected to liquidation/winding up order.  
  • Not dormant  
  • Not a public-sector, federal, state statutory body or local authority’s (PBT).  
  • No relations with the board of directors, shareholders or employees of MDEC. 

Here are 5 simple steps for you to follow to send your application through:  

 

 

 

 

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About the Author

Syazana Khan

A communications specialist and technology wordsmith with over 2 years experience in the IT and professional development training arena.