#TECH: Cyberview and TalentCorp in talent cultivation move

02 March 2021 #TECH: Cyberview and TalentCorp in talent cultivation move
KUALA LUMPUR: Cyberview Sdn Bhd (Cyberview) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Talent Corporation Malaysia Bhd (TalentCorp) to leverage on each other’s strengths, networks, and capabilities with the goal of cultivating a strong talent ecosystem in Cyberjaya and ultimately preparing Malaysia’s workforce for a digital future.

The strategic collaboration between both parties will include talent development and talent enhancement initiatives so that Malaysians are well-equipped to succeed in today’s fast-changing, technological world. The MoU aims to improve graduate marketability through greater academia and industry collaboration with the objective of preparing graduates to meet industry needs, as well as minimise private investments on talent reskilling and upskilling.

Cyberview’s managing director, Najib Ibrahim, said technology and digitisation are ubiquitous throughout every facet of our life.

“The pandemic is further catalysing digital transformation where businesses have had to speed up by 5.3 years, according to a global survey. However, market experts have pointed out that the ability to adapt to a digital future will depend on the talent, not just the technology,” he said.

Najib said Cyberview is working on bridging the skills gap through relevant upskilling programmes to improve employability and nurture high-value, knowledge-based workers.

“We also facilitate initiatives to match their interests with in-demand skills required by companies today. As firm believers in embracing a collaborative multi-stakeholder approach, we are confident that this MoU with TalentCorp will help us shape a strong talent ecosystem in Cyberjaya,” he said.

The collaboration is also in line with TalentCorp’s role as the premier agency under the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) mandated to attract, nurture, and retain the talent and expertise required for Malaysia’s economic growth.

TalentCorp’s group chief executive officer, Thomas Mathew, explained that TalentCorp leverages its strategic partnerships with industry, Government, and academia to support the national agenda of Malaysia’s transformation into a talent hub.

He added that TalentCorp was prepared to support the partnership with Cyberview through several mechanisms, including industry bridging, research-based insights, and the Critical Occupations List (COL).

Signifying the start of this collaboration, both companies will work together on a structured internship programme which provides a tax incentive to employers by entitling them to double deduction. The process of bringing in expatriates to set up base in Cyberjaya will also be streamlined with the roles of Cyberview’s Cyberjaya Investment and Services Centre (CISC) and TalentCorp’s Malaysia Expatriate Services Centre (MYXpats Centre) converging.

The Government has mandated Cyberview to catalyse Cyberjaya’s journey towards becoming a global tech hub. As the tech hub developer of Cyberjaya, Cyberview will focus on key initiatives to advance the development of Cyberjaya, including efforts to nurture talent. As testament to this, the new Cyberjaya masterplan was unveiled in 2020 to drive the growth of the smart city, where the city has been geographically divided into four zones. One of the zones, West Cyberjaya is focused on cultivating talent and will serve as the centre to encourage industry-academia collaboration to produce skilled talent.

Source: NST

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