Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers Ranking Card 2021 Edition

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The Survey by the Numbers Here are some of the most interesting findings on local student and graduate job-hunting preferences from this year’s Malaysia’s 100 Survey! *Survey field phase from 21st January to 30th September 2021

32,180 WORK EXPERIENCE

RESPONDENTS

HAVE YOU COMPLETED A FORMAL INTERNSHIP WITH AN EMPLOYER/PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATION?

175

local universities & colleges

7.2%

2.1%

No

Yes, 1 internship

Yes, 2 internships

Yes, 3 or more internships

DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCES (OF AT LEAST 3 MONTHS IN LENGTH)?

1.9%

18.0%

34.5%

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES THE MAIN SUBJECT THAT YOU ARE STUDYING? (TOP 5 ONLY)

39.0%

1.1% prefer not to answer

40.2%

Female

53.1%

Male

62.5%

39.4%

53.5%

36.4%

51.4%

16.9%

Engineering (Electrical/Electronics, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Industrial Engineering, etc)

Student society activities (i.e. as a regular member)

16.8%

IT and Technology

Work experience unrelated to my course

16.8%

Business/Management (Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, etc)

Work experience related to my course

10.4%

Mathematical Science/Statistics

7.1%

Economics

Volunteer experience (e.g. charities, religious societies, NGOs, etc) Formal leadership position in a student society Work, study or voluntary activities in a foreign country Political activities (e.g. political parties, lobbying or special interest groups, etc)


CAREER EXPECTATIONS

JOB-HUNTING ATTITUDES

WHAT YEAR DO YOU EXPECT TO START YOUR FIRST PROFESSIONAL POSITION AFTER GRADUATION?

28.79%

11.43% 2020 or earlier

HOW IMPORTANT ARE THE FOLLOWING FACTORS TO YOU WHEN CHOOSING AN EMPLOYER? Most Important (Top 5 Factors)

25.81% 2022

2021 17.00%

16.96%

2023

2024 or later

1

Working under a good leader

2

Personal development and growth

3

Training and up-skilling opportunities

4

Good career progression prospects

5

Good work-life balance

1

Status and prestige

2

Attractive office location

3

Attractive products/services

4

International interaction/opportunities

5

Sense of serving a broader purpose

Least Important (Bottom 5 Factors)

HOW MUCH DO YOU EXPECT TO EARN PER MONTH IN THIS JOB?

WHAT INFORMATION ABOUT EMPLOYERS AND THEIR JOB OPPORTUNITIES HAS BEEN MOST DIFFICULT FOR YOU TO FIND DURING YOUR JOB SEARCH? (TOP 5 ONLY) Workplace culture Salary and remuneration

27.6%

26.6%

27.6%

Opportunities for career advancement

8.3% < RM2399

RM2400 RM2999

RM3000 RM3599

RM3600 RM4199

9.9%

Opportunities for learning and personal growth Office environment

> RM4200

62.5%

of respondents claim it’s more important to be emotionally fulfilled than to earn lots of money

28.7%

of respondents are thinking to start up their own company during or straight after their studies

25.9%

26.9%

27.1%

30.5%

34.0%

WHICH SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS HAVE YOU USED TO FIND INFORMATION ABOUT EMPLOYERS? (TOP 3 ONLY)

77.1%

LinkedIn

44.9%

Instagram

56.7%

Facebook


ETHICS AND REPUTATION

90.4%

CAREER CONCERNS

of respondents agreed that ethical and moral issues play an important role in their choice of employer

81.4% of respondents agreed that it’ll be tough to get a good job in 2021 and beyond

89.1%

IF THE SALARY WAS RIGHT, I WOULD WORK FOR A COMPANY WITH A BAD IMAGE.

12.7% Agree

60.7% Disagree

of respondents are concerned about the cost of living in a Malaysian city for work on a graduate salary

26.6% No opinion

CAREER RESILIENCE

71%

IT IS HARD TO REALISE YOUR OWN INNOVATIVE IDEAS WHEN WORKING FOR BIG COMPANIES.

of respondents are willing to make sacrifices in their personal lives to develop their career

36.7%

28.5%

34.8%

Agree

Disagree

No opinion

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

40.6% 91.5%

of respondents aim to be flexible throughout their career and be prepared to work in many different industries

of respondents plan to avoid stressful, high-pressure careers

60.6% 49.7%

of respondents are willing to accept and deal with pay cuts in their career journey of respondents believe that taking time out for family or personal relationships does not negatively affect their career


THE MOST POPULAR GRADUATE RECRUITERS OF 2021 1

Maybank

38 39 40 41

Genting Malaysia Berhad AIA Bhd. ExxonMobil Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) Hong Leong Bank Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) Honda Malaysia

70

Alliance Bank

71

Sapura Energy Berhad

72 73

Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP) Western Digital

74

Johnson & Johnson

75

L’Oréal Malaysia

76

AmBank Group

77

Teach For Malaysia

78

Infineon Technologies

79

Allianz Malaysia

80

RBC Investor & Treasury Services

81

AEON BiG

82

Dell Global Business Center

2 3

RHB Banking Group PETRONAS

4

Bank Negara Malaysia

5

Shopee

6 7 8 9 10 11

EY PwC Intel Malaysia Keysight Technologies Nestlé Bank Islam

12 13 14 15

AirAsia Microsoft Malaysia Huawei KPMG

47 48

Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce) Hartalega Maxis Communications

49

HSBC Bank Malaysia

83

IJM Corporation

16

CIMB Group

50

AMD Malaysia

84

Citibank

17

Samsung Malaysia

51

Bank Rakyat

85

OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad Securities Commission Malaysia

42 43 44 45 46

18

Schlumberger

52

Great Eastern Life Assurance

86

19

Shell Malaysia

53

Gamuda

87

Media Prima Group Plus Solar Systems Sdn Bhd

20

Deloitte

54

Sony Malaysia Sdn Bhd

88

21

Public Bank

55

Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN)

89

Dutch Lady

22

Accenture

56

Lazada

90

FashionValet

23

IKEA Malaysia

57

Sunway Education Group

24

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)

92

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

25

Top Glove Corporation Berhad

58

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC)

91 93

Baker Hughes Malaysia

26

Sime Darby Berhad

59

McKinsey & Company

94

Procter & Gamble (P&G)

27

Pharmaniaga

AEON Co.

IBM Malaysia

96

GlaxoSmithKline Malaysia

29

Telekom Malaysia

62

BDO Employees Provident Fund (EPF/KWSP) United Overseas Bank (UOB)

95

28

60 61

97

Plexus Manufacturing Sdn Bhd

30 31 32

Bursa Malaysia Lembaga Tabung Haji Malaysia Airlines

63

UNIQLO Malaysia

98

TNG Digital

64

KLCC Property Holdings Berhad

99

Prudential Assurance

33

Pfizer Malaysia

65

Sime Darby Property

100

Chemical Company of Malaysia (CCM)

34

AIA Shared Services

66

ZALORA

35

Astro

67

Proton Holdings

36

Sunway Group

68

Boston Consulting Group

37

Celcom Axiata

69

Eco World Development Group Berhad


THE MOST POPULAR GRADUATE RECRUITERS BY CAREER SECTOR

ACCOUNTING & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SECTOR WINNER FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

EDUCATION

EY

SECTOR WINNER

Sunway Education Group

PwC KPMG

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Management & Science University Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

ELECTRONICS

AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR WINNER

BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce)

SECTOR WINNER

Keysight Technologies

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Honda Malaysia Proton Holdings

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Intel Malaysia Huawei

BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES

ENERGY, OIL & GAS, UTILITIES

SECTOR WINNER

Maybank

SECTOR WINNER

PETRONAS

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

RHB Banking Group Bank Islam

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Schlumberger Shell Malaysia

BPO & SHARED SERVICES

ENGINEERING & HEAVY INDUSTRIES

SECTOR WINNER

AIA Shared Services

SECTOR WINNER

Top Glove Corporation Berhad

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

TDCX (MY) Sdn Bhd Schlumberger

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Hartalega Plexus Manufacturing Sdn Bhd

FMCG

CONSULTING SECTOR WINNER

EY

SECTOR WINNER

Nestlé

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

PwC KPMG

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Unilever (Malaysia) Holdings Dutch Lady

E-COMMERCE

GOVERNMENT REGULATORY BODIES

SECTOR WINNER

Shopee

SECTOR WINNER

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Lazada ZALORA

FIRST RUNNER-UP

Bank Negara Malaysia

Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) SECOND RUNNER-UP Lembaga Tabung Haji


INSURANCE

PROPERTY & DEVELOPMENT

SECTOR WINNER

AIA Bhd

SECTOR WINNER

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Great Eastern Life Assurance Allianz Malaysia

IJM Corporation FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP Sime Darby Property

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)

Gamuda

RETAIL

SECTOR WINNER

Intel Malaysia

SECTOR WINNER

IKEA Malaysia

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Microsoft Malaysia IBM Malaysia

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

UNIQLO Malaysia Huawei

LEISURE, TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

SECTOR WINNER

AirAsia

SECTOR WINNER

Telekom Malaysia

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Malaysia Airlines Genting Malaysia Berhad

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Maxis Communications Celcom Axiata

FASTEST MOVING EMPLOYER

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

Pfizer Malaysia

SECTOR WINNER

Astro

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Media Prima Group Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC)

PHARMACEUTICALS SECTOR WINNER

Pharmaniaga

FIRST RUNNER-UP SECOND RUNNER-UP

Pfizer Malaysia DKSH

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