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Engaging Workplace

Employees are the most valuable asset for the Company. Our success lies in every employee. As a knowledge-based organisation, we continuously invest in people and ideas. Our people are equipped with various qualifications and skills to ensure the smooth operations and continuous growth of Prestariang. We have a team of professionals in the following areas of specialty. 
 

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2010 Associates and Professionals

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 Associates and Professionals

  • Certified Training Professionals (CTP)

  • MCAD, CISCO and CompTIA certified engineers and specialists

  • Microsoft Certified Professionals – Licensing Solutions

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists

  • Project Management Professionals (PMP)

  • University Professors and Lecturers (PhD and Master's Degree holders)

  • Graphic, Web & Multimedia Designers

  • Professional Certified Accountants (MICPA, CA)


Our people drive the continuous growth of the Group through a culture of performance innovation from the roll out of its various products, professional services to advocating responsible and sustainable workplace practices. 

We believe in an "Engaged" workforce to ensure that employees are committed to the organisation's goals and values, motivated to contribute to organisational success, and are able at the same time to enhance their own sense of well-being.

 

 

Fostering Inclusion and Cultivating a Fair Workplace Environment 
Prestariang is committed to providing our employees with a stable and innovative work environment where there is equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. In efforts to continuously strengthen and build our business it is imperative that we maximise the value of human capital to align it with company initiatives, values, strategies and the needs of all stakeholders via the following principles: 
 

  • Properly balancing the needs of the employees and the needs of the company;

  • Ensuring a diverse workforce in a safe and discrimination/harassment free environment by: maintaining compliance with employment laws and Government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing policies and procedures;

  • Committed to exceed the Minimum Wage Order 2016 regulations and the rate is applicable to the probationers.

  • Providing training and development in areas of: effective leadership and career development of employees, technical and soft skills learning;

  • Hiring the most qualified employees; getting the right talents with the right job fit and skills;

  • Retaining our valued employees by: assuring effective leadership qualities in our managers; providing competitive wages and benefits; furnishing technical, interpersonal and career development training and coaching; conducting exit interviews and supplying relevant feedback to management; and enhancing two-way communication between employees and management;

  • Emphasise on leadership development programmes specifically for potential successors to ensure future leaders are well equipped with the leadership management and are ready to take over the key positions within the organisation;

  • Oblige to employ and develop local talent to support our business and have a track record of employing and training local people; and

  • Comply with the Malaysian labour laws and standards. We are committed to maintain the highest ethical standards for our customers, suppliers, and employees, shareholders and the communities, in accordance with applicable laws and our Code of Conduct.

  • The Company has zero incident of labour standards non-compliance thus far.

 

As a Company that believes in learning and development as part of human capital development, we continuously educate and upgrade our employees' knowledge so that we are able to: 
 

  • Keep up with the latest technology and changes;

  • Maintain knowledge and skills;

  • Improve work; and

  • Increase productivity.

 

 

The Human Capital Development Department of Prestariang Berhad will act as a catalyst to enable all employees to contribute at optimum levels toward the success of the business and leading by example.

Embracing Diversity, Promoting Equality and Encourage Integration.

We recognise that welcoming people with diverse backgrounds, religions, race, gender and age promotes creativity, innovation, thrive for a broader perspective and helps to attract and retain the best talent. 

We believe in equality of race and gender diversity in the organisation. The Company is committed to foster gender diversity across the workplace and in the Boardroom. 

Equal opportunity employment opportunities are also offered to underprivileged individuals from deprived backgrounds. In 2016, we subscribe to employing skilled disabled people. As at current, Prestariang has two disabled employees in its employment and will continue to support qualified disabled people. 

In terms of gender diversity our workforce ratio to gender diversity of male to female is 49:51.

Prestariang also encourages racial integration. We do not interfere with our employees' rights to perform their religious activities. This has improved workforce diversity and equal opportunities while eliminating religious, age, disability and gender discrimination. We organise staff activities in terms of recreational, sports and welfare related initiatives with the involvement of our staff. 

At the moment, all employees are Malaysians.

Employee Training & Development  

Through the years, Prestariang's emphasis on developing its human capital through identified training programs have positively impacted the business performance as seen in its bottom line and increased employee morale.

For 2016, we focused on upgrading our human capital technical skills to meet the Company's operations and business requirements. An estimated 60% of the training allocation was spent on technical training to enhance and upgrade employees' skills as well as increasing their knowledge to face new challenges in their areas of work. Another 40% was spent on leadership, systems and Soft Skills Training to ensure our human capital are equipped with the right behavioural skills and perform ethically at all times. 

The total cost spent on training for the whole group in 2016 was RM224,000.00 with an average of 8 man days training per year. It is pertinent to note that while the average man days training increased for the year in review as opposed to the corresponding year, the overall training cost was reduced. The savings of over RM30,000.00 was attributed to conducting more in-house trainings and discounted rates offered by the respective training companies for early registrations and increased number of participants.

The following are the major key trainings/courses summary for the Company:

TECHNICAL

 

  • CISCO Security Firewall

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Digital Transformation on Clouds

  • Microsoft Office 365

  • Hybrid Mobile Applications

  • Change Management Foundation

  • APAC Sales & Licensing

  • Big Data Analytic Workshop

  • Apple IOS Deployment & Security

  • Microsoft Specialist with Microsoft Project

  • ATP Flex Network Solutions

  • Cloud Security & Management

  • Everyone Can Code

NON TECHNICAL

 

  • Report Writing on Telling story behind the numbers

  • Creating Business Development & Sales Environment

  • Essential Strategic Management Skills

  • ISO - Quality Awareness

  • Automated Filing, Records and Documentation

  • Customer Service Centricity

  • Successful Negotiation

  • Leadership in New Digital Era

  • The Sales Culture

  • Thinking Outside the Box

  • Leadership & People Management Skills

  • Work Innovation Approach

The Company contributes 1% of total salary into the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) for claimable training and also allocates between RM2,000.00 and RM3,000.00 per employee for external learning and development annually. 

In 2016, our employees recorded an average of 8 man days for in-house training programs, a 33% increase from 6 days in 2015.

Internship Program 

Prestariang offers industrial training for undergraduates which ranges from a period of three to six months. Although priority is given to students with ICT background, final year students of any discipline who apply are assessed and streamed into the respective departments within the Group based on their education and co-curricular backgrounds. 

Equal opportunity employment opportunities are also offered to underprivileged individuals from deprived backgrounds while placement programs are also offered to unemployed youths as stated in our Internship Policy.

 

Prestariang Skim Latihan 1Malaysia (SL1M) 

Our Prestariang Skim Latihan 1Malaysia (SL1M) was recently established in August 2017. This programme is in support of the Malaysian Government's effort to raise the standard of employability amongst graduate. The objective is to develop and train Malaysian graduates to acquire both soft skills and on-the-job skills for employment readiness in the ICT industry. 

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Health and Safe Environment 
Prestariang is provides necessary health benefits wellness initiative so that employees have a balanced work life, healthy and focused in order to perform the necessary duties during their tenure. 

We discourage excessive work hours. Any employee that works above four (4) hours from the normal working hours will be given half day replacement leave; and if above six (6) hours will be given a full day leave. Replacement leave is encouraged to be utilised within a 3-months period. This allows employee who does put the extra effort gets extra down time to recuperate its mind as well as body. This is policy in made available in Employee Handbook in is uploaded and periodically reviewed on the internal employee portal and is accessible by all employees. 

In addition to this, Prestariang's latest initiative was to engage employees with weekly exercise workout sessions with professionally trained fitness instructor. This activity was introduced in 2015 and continue throughout 2017. 

To spice things up, Prestariang added a competition called Prestariang Biggest Loser Challenge where we are encouraging employees to keep fit lose weight and feel great. The reward is cash prize for groups and individual as well as a year's membership at Fitness First. This competition started on 27 April 2017 – 24 Aug 2017. 

To spice things up, Prestariang added a competition called Prestariang Biggest Loser Challenge where we are encouraging employees to keep fit lose weight and feel great. The reward is cash prize for groups and individual as well as a year's membership at Fitness First. This competition started on 27 April 2017 – 24 Aug 2017. 

In addition to this, Prestariang commitment to safety at the workplace environment is shared across all business units and all sites. Provide suitable, comfortable and safe workplace and environment to ensure the staff has the right tools, equipment and facilities to perform their work. Flexible working time are allowed to accommodate staff needs and requirement within a specific guidelines. At the same time, we comply with the Malaysian labour laws with regards to working hours and public holidays. This policy addresses the elimination of excessive working hours/overtime. 

The Company has zero accidents with regards to safety thus far.

Prestariang is a Technology and Talent Pioneer that has evolved from being Malaysia’s largest ICT software and training service provider to a leading Technology and Talent Services Platform Innovator.

Contact

Prestariang Berhad
Star Central, Block 12,

Lingkaran Cyber Point Timur,

Cyber 12, 63000 Cyberjaya,

Selangor, Malaysia.

T : (+603) 8689 7000
F : (+603) 8689 7009

 

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