Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) is an agency under the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) to attract, nurture, and retain the right talent and expertise to support Malaysia’s journey toward becoming a developed nation.
TalentCorp’s effort is to elevate the country’s talent base by partnering with various ministries, industry stakeholders, and learning institutions through initiatives focusing on three main service offerings: Pipeline, Diversity, and Mobility.
Since TalentCorp’s inception, they have engaged over 20,000 companies across 18 sectors and 6 regions* on talent development measures that:
– Promote talent diversity by optimizing Malaysia’s diverse talent sources towards creating a more inclusive and qualified workforce.
– Ensure graduates and emerging talent are equipped with industry-required skills.
– Facilitate talent mobility by leveraging the skill sets of Malaysia who have studied or worked overseas and high-skilled expatriate talent in the country.
*TalentCorp data from 2011 – 2019
TalentCorp Key Initiatives
Career Comeback Programme (CCP)
For Women who want to return to work
Re-integrating women back to work by providing advisory services, learning workshops, and supporting employment opportunities through the Returnship program.
*In collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development (KPWKM)
Returning Expert Programme (REP)
For Malaysians who are away from home
For Malaysian professionals abroad to bring home their experiences, skill sets, and intercultural abilities to benefit Malaysia.
Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T)
Retaining highly skilled foreign talent in Malaysia
For highly skilled expatriates to work and live in Malaysia for up to 10 years.
Industry & Partners
Critical Occupations List (COL)
Identifying Malaysia’s talent shortages
To promote better coordination of human capital policies aimed at attracting, nurturing, and retaining talent.
*In collaboration with the Institute of Labour Market Information and Analysis (ILMIA) and the World Bank
Bridging the gap between industries and universities
TalentCorp’s collaboration for graduate employability to ensure a supply of market-ready and high-performing talent in Malaysia.
Giving young talent an international pedigree
Providing facilitation for youths with short-term work placements at leading companies in the APEC region.
*In collaboration with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
Structured Internship Programme (SIP)
Facilitation for quality internships
To encourage employers to train more local talent for the workforce by providing meaningful and relevant internships, where eligible employers receive a double deduction tax incentive.
For upskilling working professionals
Non-HRDF contributors can encourage their talent to obtain industry-recognized professional certifications.
Work-Life Practices (WLPs)
Future-proofing our workplace
To promote better work-life integration for the future of work, workplace, and workforce.
LIFE AT WORK Awards (LAWA)
Celebrating diversity at work
For employers with progressive workplace strategies that demonstrate their commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Incentives & Co-Funding
For employers who contribute to talent development
Our incentives for employers who actively provide opportunities to working professionals, Career Comeback women, and graduates in Malaysia
Expatriate-related passes under one roof
A one-stop service center to process and issue expatriates-related passes for eligible expatriates to work and stay in Malaysia
Students & Graduates
Young Employable Students (YES)
Intervention program and proactive action plan to increase graduate employability
A framework of actions to increase graduate employability skills in collaboration with strategic partners.
Nurturing Expert Talent (NEXT)
Discover our talent’s passion
Based on internationally-recognized psychometric assessment methods to help talent understand how they may thrive.
Scholarship Talent Attraction and Retention (STAR)
For JPS Scholars to fulfill their bond
Facilitates JPA scholars to serve their government bond in the private sector, to contribute back to the nation.
*In collaboration with the Public Service Department (JPA)
Undergraduate mobility talent across ASEAN
High-achieving undergraduate talent can now intern with industries across the ASEAN regions for global exposure.
*In collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI)
Semester Break Programme
Industry-focused exposure program
Gain the advantage to be exposed to economics and job market insights through collaboration with industries.
Contact Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp)
Jalan PJU 7/3
Phone: +603 7839 7000
Jalan PJU 7/3
Phone: +603 7839 7171