THE LESSER PROMINENT FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO MALAYSIAN GRADUATES EMPLOYABILITY
Malaysian graduates, both undergraduates and postgraduates are having some difficulties in getting employed upon their graduation. This issue has been a debate since many years ago especially in the Covid-19 pandemic, jobs less offered in the market for the graduates to grab. This research looks at a few less prominent factors of employability among 171 Malaysian graduates who have graduated within the last three (3) years and currently employed. Through SPSS statistical analysis, the research found that age, gender, level of study, staying at campus hostel and field of study directly give effect on graduates’ employability. The younger the age of the respondents, being male graduates, being undergraduates, staying at the hostel campus with campus life experience and being from management/social sciences background were found to be factors that contribute for Malaysian graduates’ employability.
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