How valuable is a university degree as economy, job market shift?
Some young people are choosing not to continue their education at a higher level despite long-held beliefs that this would open the door to a better life.
Who's to blame for graduate unemployment?
The proliferation of the number of graduates being produced does not tally with the number that the job market can absorb, making it hard for graduates to find a job.
Unemployment rate down in July, nearing pre-pandemic levels
The number of unemployed people continued to decrease to 620,700 in July 2022 compared to 630,600 in the preceding month.
Tough to find jobs that match skills, industry players say
They say this is a problem that, if not addressed, will make it difficult to find high-skilled workers.
Questions on the value of a degree and caps on university admissions
Experts speak on Malaysia's many educational institutes and the role and value of a degree.
Tough job market in 2021 to see more fresh grads turning to civil service?
While the starting pay might be low, other factors such as job security, allowances and benefits help make a career in the civil service an attractive option.
RM4.8 billion for job creation not enough, experts say
They say Putrajaya's JaminKerja and NCSP schemes require further scrutiny.
No US-style ‘Great Resignation’ expected in Malaysia
Bosses group MEF says resignations are in fact on the decline although an economist warns that such a scenario is possible as younger workers favour freedom over financial gains.
Rising automation doesn’t mean robots will steal your job, experts say
They say the opposite is in fact more likely to occur as greater use of machines opens up new job opportunities for people.
376,000 find jobs, exceeding Putrajaya’s 9-month employment target
Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob expresses confidence that Putrajaya's goal of creating 500,000 job opportunities this year will be met.
Number of unemployed graduates up 22.5% in 2020
This is attributed to the unfavourable economic environment and its effect on the overall labour market situation.
The long climb up the food chain for fresh grads
With the economy still reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, experts see no immediate solution for fresh graduates seeking 'adequate' pay.