Career Choices

Top 20 Skills Malaysian Employers look for

According to an article written by EVA CHRISTODOULOU for Mystarjobs recently,

Asia Pacific University (APU) achieves excellence in the SETARA 2011 Ratings with a Tier 5 ranking

Asia Pacific University (APU) achieves excellence in the SETARA 2011 Ratings with a Tier 5 ranking

the top 20 jobs listed below are highly sought after by Malaysian employers. Not only getting a degree is important, it is the necessary skills that the university and it’s environment can help you to develop to succeed in the working world.

Having the knowledge but without a good command of the English language can stop you from the getting your dream job. Some students who are not good in English still choose to study at universities where most of the students speak Mandarin because the fees are cheap not knowing that this will affect their future forever.

When I tell them about the importance of English, most say they will take an

UCSI University located in Taman Connaught, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

UCSI University located in Taman Connaught, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

English course to help them improve and almost all or none ever do.

Universities like UCSI University have a strong Co-Op or internship programme where students have to go for an internship for each year of their degree students. Asia Pacific University has a strong international population therefore students have a chance to communicate with students from all over the world and improve your English.

Reliance College and UCSI University sends their freshies for a leadership building camp to help build their confidence, team work and problem solving skills.

Students at KDU University College, HELP University, HELP College of Arts &

Studying tourism is not boring as students will have hands-on experience in organising tours and going on an actual tour just like the Reliance College students in the picture. Reliance College is one of Malaysia's top tourism colleges with a wide network of its own Reliance Travel Agencies where graduates are able to find jobs easily with a good starting salary.

Studying tourism is not boring as students will have hands-on experience in organising tours and going on an actual tour just like the Reliance College students in the picture. Reliance College is one of Malaysia’s top tourism colleges with a wide network of its own Reliance Travel Agencies where graduates are able to find jobs easily with a good starting salary.

Technology, UCSI University, KBU International College, and other speak mostly in English with some in their mother tongue. This environment helps students to improve your communication and language skills, and gives you confidence to speak in public.

Don’t choose a university or college because it is cheap and where the students speak mostly in their mother tongue. Although the fees are cheap, but in this environment, you will not learn the valuable communication skills that will help you to succeed in your future career. This means a lower salary for the next 50 years of your work life. Think about it.

The top Skills Malaysian Employers look for

1 COMMUNICATION SKILLS (LISTENING, SPEAKING AND WRITING)

Founded in 1983, KDU University College is an excellent choice for the Accounting programme

Founded in 1983, KDU University College is an excellent choice

2 ANALYTICAL AND RESEARCH SKILLS

3 FLEXIBILITY/ADAPTABILITY

4 INTERPERSONAL ABILITIES

5 ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS AND SOLVE PROBLEMS

6 ABILITY TO PLAN, ORGANISE AND PRIORITISE WORK

7 ABILITY TO WEAR MULTIPLE HATS

8 LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT SKILLS

9 ATTENTION TO DETAIL

HELP University, a premier university renown for quality education has achieved Very Good or Tier 4 ranking in the SETARA 2011

HELP University, a premier university renown for quality education has achieved Very Good or Tier 4 ranking in the SETARA 2011

10 SELF-CONFIDENCE

11 PUBLIC SPEAKING

12 TACTFULNESS

13 CREATIVITY

14 ETHICS AND INTEGRITY

15 STRONG WORK ETHIC

16 ABILITY TO ACCEPT AND LEARN FROM CRITICISM

17 SALES AND MARKETING

18 COMPUTER AND ELECTRONICS SKILLS

19 MATHEMATICS

20 PROGRAMMING

 

EduSpiral Consultant Services – Your Online Education Advisor

EduSpiral Consultant Services is a university placement centre that guides students from

EduSpiral analysed my personality and results, subsequently advised me on choosing the right course as well as the best university that fit me. John Lai Wai Hong, Diploma in Mass Comm at KDU University College

EduSpiral analysed my personality and results, subsequently advised me on choosing the right course as well as the best university that fit me.
John Lai Wai Hong, Diploma in Mass Comm at KDU University College

across Malaysia to help them choose the right course and university. Highly experienced professional staff will talk to you and get to know you before giving advise on which course that will best fit you and your budget. 

Established in 2009, EduSpiral is an appointed representative for top reputable private colleges & universities in Malaysia & Ireland. EduSpiral also represents the top ranked Northumbria University, UK, MDIS Singapore and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Please contact us for more details.

Write your comment or question & our experts will reply you soon

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.