28 Mar 2018 06:20:12 PM

TalentCorp engages students at SL1M Fair in Sabah

Participants visiting TalentCorp's booth at the Skim Latihan 1Malaysia (SL1M) Sabah Open Interview Fair held at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in Sepanggar, Kota Kinabalu.
TalentCorp recently participated in the Skim Latihan 1Malaysia (SL1M) Sabah Open Interview Fair held at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in Sepanggar, Kota Kinabalu. During the fair, TalentCorp engaged with students and graduates on initiatives for them to develop skills for the future of work and shared about how best to prepare for the disruptions already transforming the workplace.
Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department launched the SL1M Sabah Open Interview Fair together with Datuk Hajah Jainab Dsp Hj Ahmad Ayid, Sabah Minister of Community Development and Consumer Affairs, Professor Datuk Dr D. Kamarudin D Mudin, vice-chancellor of UMS, Datuk Yaakob Khan, Sepanggar UMNO Division acting chief, and Hjh. Norashikin Datuk Hj. Ismail, the SL1M secretariat head.
I am committed in enhancing the efforts of SL1M in empowering Malaysian undergraduates, as I believe the programme helps steer students in the right direction when it comes to being employable.”
said Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Rahman Dahlan on SL1M and its target of reaching 25,000 students this year.
Participants learning about TalentCorp's MyASEAN Internship & MyAPEC YouthConnect programme from a TalentCorp team member.
At TalentCorp's booth, SL1M participants got to know about TalentCorp's initiatives to encourage talent mobility, such as the MyASEAN Internship and MyAPEC YouthConnect, which provide top young talent with regional internship and work placement opportunities in the ASEAN and Asia-Pacific regions. TalentCorp also showcased its Nurturing Expert Talent (NEXT) national talent analytics platform where participants learned how to assess their skills and identify their strengths, passion and career choices that suits their capabilities through the NEXT platform.

TalentCorp's booth also boasted an interactive 'Chart Your Future' panel which enabled participants to understand the changing landscape of the working world, while discovering exciting and diverse career opportunities available to them right at home in Malaysia.
Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Rahman Dahlan charts his career progression with the 'Chart Your Future' panel at the TalentCorp booth

The SL1M programme is an exciting opportunity for undergraduates to explore their capabilities and discover what lies ahead in their future. It is very important for students to be aware of their future career paths and be confident in their skills and capabilities.”
said TalentCorp Chief Executive Officer, Shareen Shariza Dato' Abdul Ghani.
This is SL1M's fifth instalment of their Open Interview Fair, which attracted a crowd of 15,000 people. Corporate Malaysia also extended their full support, with companies such as Aegis BPO Malaysia, Celcom Axiata Berhad, Lembaga Tabung Haji, Maybank Group, Permodalan Nasional Berhad, PETRONAS, MDEC, Sime Darby Berhad and Telekom Malaysia Berhad conducting interviews and recruitment throughout the two-day event.
"We will strive to connect talent to opportunities through our initiatives and SL1M events. I believe our talent is diverse and capable, and with the right opportunities, they are able to progress to global standards," said Shareen.