TalentCorp Chief says her task is more than just about luring Malaysians overseas to come home

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TalentCorp Chief says her task is more than just about luring Malaysians overseas to come home

Almost two years at the helm of TalentCorp, CEO Shareen Shariza Datuk Abdul Ghani shares her thoughts on lessons the agency has learnt in its bid to fulfill Malaysia's talent needs.

Since its inception in 2011, TalentCorp has been under a lot of criticism for ‘failing’ in its mission to persuade the estimated one million Malaysians abroad to come home and serve the country, despite pouring so much money into the effort. But contrary to common belief, TalentCorp is not all about luring professional Malaysians based overseas. “Actually, seventy or eighty percent (of our work) is targeted towards Malaysians in the country,” says its chief Shareen Shariza Abdul Ghani. Women and...

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