Lose The Resume, Land The Job
Business Today Malaysia|January 2019

Strategies for university graduates to senior executives to crack the code for securing meaningful employment

Many job seekers, especially university graduates, can’t seem to find the right path to securing a job. In 2015, twenty-four per cent of 273,373 Malaysian graduates were unemployed six months after graduation. Of this figure, Bachelor degree holders accounted for twenty-eight per cent of those who were jobless, the highest unemployment rate amongst graduates of all qualifications.

Today’s job seekers are maximising their networks on LinkedIn, working their contacts on social media, and sending resumes in the hopes of securing employment. But they’re going about it all wrong—and for the wrong reasons.

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