Maybank Singapore To Provide Traineeship To 100 Fresh Graduates and Mid-Career Workers
Maybank will recruit fresh trainees under a traineeship programme which will offer them an opportunity to gain invaluable work experience with the possibility of a permanent position at the end of the program.
Maybank Singapore plans to recruit fresh graduates and mid-career experienced workers for a 12-month structured training program in various functions, under its traineeship programme. This traineeship programme will offer them an opportunity to gain invaluable work experience with the possibility of a permanent position at the end of the program.
The bank will also give permanent employees earning S$4,000 or less per month will receive a one-time COVID-19 cash support of S$1,000 to all permanent employees earning S$4,000 or less per month, to help alleviate some of their financial burdens.
Moreover, employees in job grade AVP and below who need extra support can apply for Employee COVID-19 Support Scheme to tap a one-time cash funding of S$2,000 to tide over financial hardships.
Learning and development programs will also be rolled out to equip employees with new skills in the areas of data analytics, digital, agility and change as well as some functional skills, leading to workforce transformation. This is to prepare for the transition of roles which may be impacted by digitalization and sustainability focus.
Maybank also aims to take care of staff’s well-being, through a series of wellness programmes to help them perform better at work and maintain a work-life balance.
The bank recently also pledged to not lay off employees because of COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier in April 2020, Maybank Singapore disbursed financial assistance to staff affected by Malaysia’s movement control order, offered expense reimbursement to staff serving stay-home notice, provided allowances for staff’s transport and meals during the Circuit Breaker period and presented appreciation vouchers to frontline staff.
“Maybank has been operating in Singapore for 60 years and nurtured generations of Singapore-core workforce. Currently, 92% of our 2,000-strong employees are Singapore citizens or permanent residents," said, Wong Keng Fye, Head of Human Capital at Maybank Singapore.
He added that Maybank took a holistic approach to caring for its colleagues during this challenging period and strengthened areas that will help employees who may need some financial assistance, intending to build a resilient workforce. Simultaneously, they are also looking to build a talent pipeline as the business grows, "Therefore trainees who join us will gain work exposure that will prepare them for an economic recovery," said Fye.