fbpx
Connect with us

Opinion

Graduates Are Too Choosy With Job Location Leading To High Unemployment Rates, Says Deputy Minister of HR

Published

Pjimage 2020 09 15T163624.998
Source: Built to Adapt & The Rocket

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Disclaimer: This piece reflects compiled opinions of others on the subject matter. It does not reflect the opinions or beliefs of WORLD OF BUZZ.

Another day, another politician says something tone-deaf in the Parliament. This time it’s the Deputy Minister for the Human Resources Ministry, Awang Hashim, who said that the main reason fresh graduates are unable to secure a job post-graduation is that they’re too “choosy” with the location of the job while also having low people skills.

Not only that, but he also said that their unemployment stems from an inability to obtain information on vacancies that are appropriate to their qualifications as well.

61598737755 Awanghashim

Awang hashim

“Low qualifications or CGPA also make employers less interested in hiring candidates in this category apart from the mismatch between the field of study of some graduates and the job market.”

The minister made this statement during the Dewan Rakyat session today and added that the unemployment rate has been increasing which stands at 170,300 people (3.9%) last year, 2019. Bernama reported that to overcome this problem, the government has set up a National Special Employment Committee (JKPN) whose role is to discuss long-term reform initiatives for the employment market issues.

The minister’s comment didn’t sit well with netizens who chimed in with their comments saying that once again the ministry has absolved themselves and conveniently placed the blames on students.

Jobs1

“Even the universities delay releasing the graduation confirmation letter when we’re going for interviews. How can he say we’re being choosy?”

Jobs2

“If the location is far but the salary can cover the transportation costs, it still makes sense. It’s not like we’re filling up the cars and motors with urine. Plus, public transports are not that fast.”

Jobs3

“I really hate statements that only point out mistakes made by graduates. Try to see the actual reality.”

Who’s at fault here, the ministry or our fresh graduates? Let us know in the comments section!

 

Also read: M’sian Fresh Graduates Can’t Secure High-Paying Jobs as They Lack Digital Skills

M'sian Fresh Graduates Can't Secure High-Paying Jobs As They Lack Digital Skills - World Of Buzz

Source: Astro Awani
Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Feat Image Drag Racing Circuit Malaysia Feat Image Drag Racing Circuit Malaysia
News18 hours ago

PM: Government Is Planning To Build Drag Racing Circuits In All M’sian States

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today announced that the federal government is planning to build a drag racing...

Feat Image Anti Hacking App Feat Image Anti Hacking App
News21 hours ago

Annuar Musa: K-KOMM To Introduce A Special Anti-Hacking Application In Malaysia

Amidst recent controversies regarding cybersecurity in our country recently, the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM) is planning to introduce...

Collage Hit N Run Collage Hit N Run
News2 days ago

Two Culprits of A Hit-And-Run Case Near Bukit Bintang Gets Attacked By Group of Men

In 2018, Malaysia saw an average of 18 people killed in road accidents daily. What is more unnerving about that...

Ft Data Ft Data
News2 days ago

“Another day, another data leak” – Data Breach At Major M’sian E-Payment Company Sparks Outrage

It seems that as the days goes by, more and more data leaks are being reported by various companies as...

0F7A337B 7200 4Bcc 94Dc E3A48F92A4Bc 0F7A337B 7200 4Bcc 94Dc E3A48F92A4Bc
News2 days ago

WATCH: Jewelry Shop In Rawang Gets Robbed, Shocks Netizens

Just recently, a video has been shared on a Facebook group regarding a jewelry store being robbed. From the video,...

Collage 4 1 Collage 4 1
News2 days ago

Ministers To Switch To Electric Vehicles Starting 2023 To Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050

As of today, Toyota Vellfire is recognised as the government’s official vehicle, before it was switched from Proton Perdana late...

Ee5Cbb4F 9104 4C1F A3D0 4A898Ae67Df2 1 Ee5Cbb4F 9104 4C1F A3D0 4A898Ae67Df2 1
News2 days ago

JUST IN: Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Recalled For Containing Substance That Causes Cancer

Just recently, a statement has been released by KKM that the Haagen-Dazs ice cream contains residues of Ethylene Oxide. The...

Collage 2 1 Collage 2 1
News3 days ago

DBKL Plans To Close Jalan TAR Every Sunday To Encourage “Walking Culture” Among City Folks

Walking can be tiresome at times, but if you’re frequently in the Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman area during the weekends,...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY