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TalentCorp: Varsities should look at job list

October 14, 2019 | National News

KUALA LUMPUR: To reduce mismatch of skills required for industries, universities should look at the Critical Occupations List and top associated skills to enhance employability, says Talent Corporation Malaysia Bhd (TalentCorp).

TalentCorp industry partnerships manager Noor Asmaliza Romlee said there were 178,000 diploma and degree graduates entering the workforce annually but only half were employed yet there were 59 critical jobs on the list for 2018 and 2019.

“There is a mismatch between what the industry wants and what the academia is producing.

“The universities need to look at the list to ensure employability and revise their curriculum, ” said Noor Azmaliza, one of three panellists at the Malaysia’s Future Workforce and Graduate Employability discussion yesterday.

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