JobStreet.com signed the certification of collaboration with the Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE) for its Graduate Employability Program, marking another milestone in its effort to improve graduate employability in Malaysia. This program is aimed at empowering students to build bridges for their future careers while preparing workforce-ready graduates from polytechnic institutions.
Among the initiatives supported by JobStreet.com for students of these institutions are career workshops, career counselling, resume clinics and employer networking events designed to groom and develop the skills needed for tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the collaboration will see the sharing of information between JobStreet.com and the Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE) in the areas of graduate employability trends, job market trends and more.
A deep dive by JobStreet.com into employment data revealed that polytechnic graduates are largely employed in top industries such as:
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Food & Beverage
Speaking at the event, Gan Bock Herm, Country Manager of JobStreet.com Malaysia said, “We are proud to partner with the Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE) and we look forward to working closely with the student ambassadors and Corporate Industry Services & Employability Centre (CISEC) officers in preparing graduates who are ready for the workforce of today and tomorrow. We are excited to help the 40,000 yearly Polytechnic & Community College graduates by being the career partner of choice to find employment.”
DPCCE Director General YBhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Ismail Bin Abd Aziz said, “We are extremely glad to have established this collaboration and look forward to find more ways to partner with JobStreet.com to assist our graduates.”
The collaboration between JobStreet.com and the Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE) involves all the 36 polytechnics & 106 community colleges nationwide.