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About the Research

About the Research

Laws of Attraction is a JobStreet.com research study drawn from a comprehensive survey of more than 10,000 candidates in Malaysia.

The information and graphs provided in connection with the Laws of Attraction research study are drawn from the responses to that survey.

Research methodology:

  • JobStreet.com commissioned TNS Kantar, an independent research agency, to conduct the Laws of Attraction research study

  • The respondents are currently active or monitoring jobseekers

  • Total sample size = 10,142 (see chart below for breakdown of total sample size by industry and diversity subsets)

  • Respondents were:

    • 18 to 65 years old

    • Living in Malaysia

    • Currently active job-seekers, or monitoring for jobs classified within at least 1 of the nominated industries

    • Participant intends to switch job within the next 2 years

  • Completed a 15 to 20-minute online questionnaire

  • Respondents completed the survey between 15th October to 22nd November 2019

The survey also identified respondents’ demographic profile including but not limited to gender, age, place of residence, employment status, monthly income and job level/seniority (see chart below for breakdown of total sample size by diversity subsets).

INDUSTRY

SAMPLE SIZE (N=)

Accounting / Audit / Tax Services

510

Advertising / Marketing / Promotion / PR

460

Automobile / Automotive Ancillary / Vehicle

340

Banking / Financial Services

671

Call Center / BPO / Shared service

288

Computer / Information Technology

673

Construction / Building / Engineering

613

Consulting (Business & Management)

330

Consulting (IT Science Engineering & Technical)

284

Consumer Products / FMCG

261

eCommerce

231

Education

607

Electrical & Electronics

364

Entertainment Media

247

Food & Beverage / Catering / Restaurant

363

General & Wholesale Trading

226

Healthcare / Medical / BioTechnology / Pharmaceutical

482

Hotel / Hospitality

396

Insurance

236

Manufacturing / Production

643

Oil / Gas / Petroleum

505

Property / Real Estate

269

Retail / Merchandise

391

Telecommunication

367

Transportation / Logistics

385

Others

510

DIVERSITY

CATEGORY

SAMPLE SIZE (N=)

Gender

Male

4,862

Female

5,280

Age Group

Generation Z (18-23 years old)

1,352

Generation Y / Millennials (24-34 years old)

4,055

Generation X (35-54 years old)

4,539

Baby Boomers (55-65 years old)

196

Place of Residence

Central (Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya)

6,562

Northern (Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak)

1,477

Southern (Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor)

1,207

Eastern (Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang)

262

Sabah

293

Sarawak

341

Employment Status

Full Time

6,596

Part Time or Casual

1,088

Self Employed

240

Not Employed

2,218

Job level

Senior Managers

1,050

Managers

2,663

Senior Executives

2,650

Junior Executives

1,881

Fresh Grad / Less than 1 Year

1,389

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