October unemployment at lowest since start of pandemic
The unemployment rate for October remained at 3.6%, 0.3% higher than the pre-pandemic rate of 3.3% in February 2020.
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.
In Johor, more jobs than jobseekers, says MB
Onn Hafiz Ghazi says the state government is studying the possibility of a mismatch in terms of job matching.
June unemployment rate at lowest since start of Covid-19 pandemic
The number of unemployed people decreased to 630,600 in June 2022 from 637,700 the previous month.
US weekly jobless claims rise, continuing claims lowest since 1969
The number of people receiving benefits after an initial week of aid fell 25,000 to 1.317 million during the week ending May 7.
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.
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.
Unemployment rate for April 2021 drops to 4.6%
This is the lowest rate since October last year.
Bosses group calls for wage subsidies to prevent retrenchment of workers
The Malaysian Employers Federation says subsidies should be given to those earning RM4,000 and below.
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.
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