Malaysia's 100 Graduate Careers Fair in the Star's myStarjob.com website
Malaysia's 100 Graduate Careers Fair was featured in the Star's myStarjob.com website on Saturday 4 October 2014, highlighting the purpose of the fair as well as highlights of the career event of the year. Apart from bringing together the country's most esteemed graduate recruiters, Malaysia's 100 Graduate Careers Fair also surprised visitors with a host of activities including the country's first Social Media Hub, which featured social media experts giving Gen-Yers tips on getting hired via the web.
Malaysia's 100 Careers Fair
By HYMA PILLAY
The Malaysia's 100 Careers Fair 2014, an umbrella event under Mega Careers and Study Fair was held from Sept 6 to Sept 7. It was estimated that more than 12,000 people attended the two-day event at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)
All booths at the fair were taken up by exhibitors, including Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers.
Among the highlights of the career fair was the Malaysia's 100 Survey, which is the largest career survey done in Malaysia. It collected the views and opinions of students and fresh graduates about their employers of choice.
The results of the Graduate Barometer will be analysed and made public during the Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Awards which will be held next month.
The Leaderonomics Youth team also participated in this event and Youth Leader Majura Perashot said, "The organisers did a splendid job by providing a very comfortable and helpful atmosphere for the students, such as networking sessions between potential employers and graduates, and interactive smartboard games for visitors. The crowd was also entertained with a culinary presentation by celebrity chef Malcolm Goh.
The event received positive feedback from participants and exhibitors. Participants said that they would definitely come back and would love the organisers to host the event more often.
They also expressed satisfaction with information provided before the event.
Overall, the fair ran smoothly, with exhibitors and visitors alike being satisfied with the outcome.
The next Mega Careers and Study Fair will be held from Feb 7 to Feb 8, 2015 at KLCC.