Jobs in Malaysia for Foreigners
Are There Jobs for Foreigners in Malaysia?
Foreigners in Malaysia can rest assured that there are plenty of jobs for them. No matter where you are from—from Pakistan to Nigeria or anywhere else in the world—these resources will help you find work.
If you have been struggling to find a job, there could be several things going on:
- You may not have the right permit to work.
- You may not have the necessary qualifications.
- You do not know where to search for the right job for you.
If your challenge is obtaining the right work permit, information is available from the Malaysian Immigration Department.
Your qualifications are something that only you know about, but it is important to inform yourself about the types of jobs that are currently available where you are in Malaysia, so that you can prepare yourself and your resume accordingly.
As far as where to search for jobs, this article will help you with that. But first things first. In order to get nearly any job, you must first prepare your resume. Be as detailed as possible. Once your resume is prepared then you can use a number of online job sites that focus on Malaysia.
Where to Look for Jobs in Malaysia
In my experience, the three sites below are the most reliable for finding job opportunities in Malaysia. There are opportunities for every type of job, from consultants to professional business jobs, and maritime positions.
- www.jobstreet.com This site features opportunities in Malaysia, as well as Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
- www.region.up This site features opportunities for professional positions in Asia.
- www.bestjobs.com.my This job site is specific to Malaysia.
Once you think a particular site might be helpful for you, sign up and upload your resume.
Use Your Contacts to Find a Job in Malaysia
Let everyone you know that you are searching for a job. Word of mouth is one of the most effective ways to find job opportunities. if you have any additional advice for job-seekers, please leave it in the comments section.
Finally, be patient! Keep looking, revising your resume, and working hard. I wish you all the best in your job search!