Fresh graduates in Malaysia now earn an average of RM2,635 a month.
According to new report from Jobstore.com, this represents a 6% increase from 2018 (RM2,482), keeping up with inflation while helping companies attract the most qualified candidates.
Jobstore.com also identified the 10 most in-demand job categories of 2018-2019, as follows:
- Sales & marketing
- Information technology
- Accounting & auditing
- Customer service
- Human resource
- Business management/project/planning
As the job market becomes more complex and ever-changing, familiarising with the trends has become an essential step in order to keep up with it's progression.
Through all the significant emerging trends, the report revealed top three, which are:
- The hybridisation of jobs in Malaysia. This has become a trend in transforming the job market and changing what employers look for in prospective employees.
- Digitising to enhance competitiveness, strengthen growth and increase productivity. Malaysian employers are investing in digitising companies to enhance their global competitiveness, strengthen growth and increase productivity while creating high value-added jobs instead of relying on foreign labour.
- Agility and innovation. Agile talents are becoming more in-demand as start-up companies are in constant competition to create new and innovative products and services for better customer experience.