Lazada Malaysia has launched an online job portal Jom Cari Keria, that will feature over 1,000 jobs from various industries such as FMCG, eCommerce, banking, finance, retail, supply chain, F&B, electronics and pharmaceutical. The eCommerce company is currently in talks with approximately 50 international and local companies for the fair to be held in partnership with job search platform WOBB.
The participating companies include Samsung, Nestle, Tesco, RHB Bank, Citibank, Kimberly-Clark, Al-Futtaim, KPMG, Village Grocer and Ben's Independent Grocer. Additionally, Lazada is also on the hunt for associate to managerial positions internally in various departments including operations, advertising, and category. Available from 13 to 14 May, individuals can search for Jom Cari Keria on the Lazada app, click the respective in-app homepage banner or scan the QR code.
Lazada Malaysia's CEO Leo Chow said the company knows of Malaysians who have experienced a rough patch after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and some have lost their jobs.
"As we move onto the next phase of the Conditional Movement Control Order, we hope to further our efforts in stabilising the livelihoods of Malaysians, by offering our platform for companies to connect with potential applicants, empowering job-seekers to bounce back on their feet," Chow added. A+M has reached out to Lazada for additional information.
Earlier this month, Lazada announced it has added more daily necessities, prayer essentials, clothing, cooking ingredients, home appliances and even ready-to-eat meals during this festive season, as part of the company’s Salam Mubarak campaign, to help Malaysians prepare for Ramadan and Hari Raya. It looks to cater to people's needs by onboarding more F&B vendors, providing greater savings through Flash Sale, and offering shopping options and entertainment through its livestreaming feature LazLive until 27 May 2020. The company is also bringing entertainment to homes through LazLive during Hari Raya via its in-app livestreaming shoppertainment feature. Shows include influencers demonstrating online recipes and fashion styling.
In April, it unveiled a RM10 million stimulus package to aid local small and medium enterprises from April to June 2020. Through the Pakej Kedai Pintar cash fund, eligible SMEs can to enjoy the services of a support team to onboard, train and develop customised sales campaign with them through Lazada University. The eCommerce platform is also working with SMEs to curate and list products for up to four months, participate in promotional campaigns, fulfil orders and analyse sales and traffic data.
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