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Max Armbruster
Max Armbruster
CEO Talkpush

Talent Hacks Malaysia

On May 25, we had the first of our Global Recruitment Hack series event held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This was co-hosted by the global employer branding Universum, in Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral.


We we thrilled to welcome over 40 talent acquisition executives and thought leaders coming from various industries.

Ryan Pua — Account Manager APAC for Universum talked about what are the preferences of the talent pool in Malaysia releasing brand new data on the preferences of the Malaysia talent pool, in terms of companies, culture, and industries, and opened a discussion on the changing salary expectations. The audience seemed pretty pleased to hear that salary expectations had finally re-adjusted a little this year! .


You can view Ryan’s presentation by clicking here :

Max Armbruster, CEO of Talkpush discussed how employers can adapt their recruitment to make themselves more attractive and overcome the challenges of a tight labour market. He explained how a simplified recruitment process, with shorter applications forms and a more candidate-centric design could change the balance of supply and demand in favor of the more empathetic recruiters.


To view Max’ presentation, click here:

The event was capped off with a panel discussion about Salary Expectations, Talent Attraction, Recruitment Communication and Employer Attributes moderated by Joakim Ström Managing Director for APAC, Universum with insights from our Panelists, Matthew Thiru of SRG, Karen Yap of Manulife and Lily Chan of Iconix.


More photos from the event can be viewed here:


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