High Rate of Unemployment Among Graduates in Malaysia

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International Campus KUALA LUMPUR | UHB 2422ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC COMMUNICATION |

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Title: High rate of unemployment among graduates in Malaysia; causes, problem and solution

Submitted to : Mr. Shamshul Helmy Zambahari (Mr.Sham) English Lecturer UTMSPACE, KL International Campus UTM, Jalan Semarak 54100 Kuala Lumpur

Prepared by: : 1. Wan Zaizul Adlan B. Wan Zulkifli (SX070956EEJ04) 2. Mohd Nazim B. Zakaria (SX080641EEJ04) 3. Fuad Jaafar B. Nawawi (SX080587EEJ04) 4. Mohd Fairus Alkaf Bin Idris (SX0805 1.0 INTRODUCTION

1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Over the past years, there has been a growing concern in the issue of high unemployment rates among our local
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* What are the causes and effects of unemployment Malaysian graduates? * What can we do to minimize or solve the problem?

1.5 SCOPE OF STUDY

The scopes of study are: * Unemployment rates of Malaysian graduates * Respondents are local university staff and students

1.6.1 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY With this research, we hope the findings will help unemployment Malaysian graduates to get an idea how to overcome this problem and have more awareness of the current situation when looking for a job. Unemployment Malaysian graduates will not be a problem anymore and most importantly to reduce the rate of unemployment among Malaysian graduates if possible.

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW There are lot of factors that contributed to the unemployment of graduates especially in our country and the economics of our country is different from few years back. Norhartini stated that “Researchers have voiced that higher education institutions, the job market and the needs of the labor market for graduates are different in comparison to twenty years ago. The labor market is now less predictably changing is more rapidly and is more competitive. As a result, some graduates face difficulties in finding jobs”. From the New Strait Times newspaper in 2007, Graduate Tracer Study made a research in 2006 and it was found that 30.7 percent of graduates still looking for jobs even after 6 months from their last convocation. There
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