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Job Applicant Confidence Index

More than 2 in 3 job seekers in Malaysia (70%) are confident of the job market outlook in the next 6 months

  • 64% of job seekers are confident of securing a job in less than 3 months
  • 77% rate the national economy in the next 6 months to be good
  • The desire to develop new skills (50%), attain work-life balance (41%) and better salary (35%) are the top 3 reasons why job seekers are likely to switch jobs

Find out how confident job applicants are in Malaysia as compared to other countries

About the Job Applicant Confidence Index

The Michael Page Job Applicant Confidence Index is a measure of how optimistic job applicants are about the current job market. The responses are based on those that applied for a job published on our Michael Page website in Q4 2019.