26 Aug 2019

What You Didn’t Know About Fresh Graduate Unemployment in Malaysia [Infographic]

Note: This article was originally published on 3 November 2015 and has been updated as of 26 August 2019 to reflect more current information

“Study hard. Get a degree. Find a good job. Live happily ever after.”

Sound familiar?

Every year, over 290,000 students graduate from institutions of higher learning. Unfortunately, 1 out of 5 graduates remain unemployed, with the majority being degree holders. These graduates make up 55% of those who are unemployed.

Here’s the hard truth — being a university graduate no longer guarantees you a job.

As the number of graduates continues to climb each year, students are facing tough competition amidst a shaky economy.

In this infographic, find out the truth behind why fresh graduates are unemployed in Malaysia and learn about what you can do as a student to increase your employability!

Fresh Grad Unemployment 2019-Full Infographic
Remember that the degree that you choose to study does not determine your entire future! While a degree will equip you with the right knowledge related to your field of study, 
other skills (both hard skills and soft skills) are crucial too. Most importantly, make sure you are constantly learning and adaptable.

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