From quiet quitting to rage applying, workers on the lookout for the next job
The rage applying phenomenon appears to be picking up steam, as frustrated employees try to balance stagnant wages and workplace frustrations with the cost of living.
No US-style mass lay-offs expected in Malaysia, experts say
But while workers may retain their jobs, more might be forced to find ways to supplement their income by joining the gig sector to meet the rising cost of living.
For some school-leavers, university no longer the destination of choice
Youngsters who decide against attending university say they can still contribute to society in many ways.
Graduates want more dynamic job market post-GE15
Many are still scrambling to find jobs, even as statistics show improvement in the country's labour market.
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.