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A Study of Graduate Employability in Penang’s Labour Market


As Malaysia grapples with supply chain disruptions and reduced business revenue, partially brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, the employability of university graduates and retrenched employees has become a key concern for policymakers. This report analyses Penang’s graduate profile specifically on graduates’ own perception of current employment, career outlook and their future-career intentions. It also assesses employers’ hiring preferences, recruiting challenges, skill match/mismatch and expected change in future jobs. Last but not least, multi-dimensional measures addressing graduate employability are discussed.

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