3 Things That Could Get You Fired

Most employees do not expect to get fired. While Malaysian law does prevent employees from being fired without a good reason, this does not mean that employees are infallible. We’ve set out below the 3 main things that can be legitimately used to terminate an...

Is Annual Leave a Right?

Many employees operate on the assumption that since their annual leave entitlement is spelled out in their contracts, they are free to go on leave, whenever they want and for any reason, without having to justify it to their employers.  They also believe that their...
Sleeping on the Job

Sleeping on the Job

Former Malaysia Airlines (MAS) CEO Christoph Mueller stirred controversy when he said that 6,000 MAS employees were retrenched because many had “nothing to do”. In an interview with Deutsche Welle, Mueller stated: “Many of the 20,000 employees who worked for the...
Lying on Your Resume

Lying on Your Resume

The television series “Suits” follows Mike Ross, an intelligent college dropout with an eidetic memory, who works as an associate at a New York City law firm despite never actually attending law school. Throughout the series, Mike passes off as a Harvard Law graduate...