Company perception on the employability skills of industrial training students

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Employability is the main concern for students and universities. It is one of the objectives of the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to produce skilled, experienced and knowledgeable graduates to fulfil manpower needs with 75 per cent of the graduates employed in their relevant fields within six months upon graduation. This study was conducted to review the company perception on the employability skills possessed by mechanical engineering students in Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka who have undergone their industrial training program in the respective company. Five elements of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Research; Skills and knowledge; Students; Management

Keywords: Employability; Graduates; Perception; Key competency; Employers; Communication skill; Team work; Critical thinking skill; Attitude

Geographic subjects: Malaysia; Asia

Published: Johor, Malaysia: Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 2012

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Journal volume: 4

Journal number: 2

Journal date: 2012

Pages: pp. 1-8

ISSN: 2229-8932

Statement of responsibility: Siti Nor Habibah Hassan, Mahanum Mohd Zamberi, Siti Nurhaida binti Khalil, Nortazi binti Sanusi, Faizil Wasbari and Anita Akmar Kamarolzaman

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.677

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