Career prospects of fresh graduates unlikely to improve soon, say experts

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

A lack of high-skilled positions amid an excess of graduates has led to widespread underemployment and job mismatch in Malaysia. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 24, 2021.

FRESH graduates are not likely to see better job prospects in the near future even as the Covid-19 threat is gradually brought under control in Malaysia, economists said.

They told The Malaysian Insight it was an old problem of a surplus of graduates meeting slow wage growth and lack of career opportunities that had began well before the pandemic last year.

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  • Willing buyer, willing seller. As long as employers are not breaking the law, they should be at liberty to pay whatever they wish to pay. If you think you are being exploited, then just don't work there. No one is forcing you to do so.

    Posted 2 years ago by Yoon Kok

  • Salaries are moribund and were not getting paid what we want. ... That is true, but are you worth what you want?

    Posted 2 years ago by Yoon Kok

  • Our education policy need to revamp to train our graduates to be internationally so they can both survive locally and at overseas

    Posted 2 years ago by WK T