The unemployment fee in Johor dropped 0.7% to three.2% for the primary quarter of 2022 in contrast with the identical interval final 12 months.
In accordance with state youth, sports activities, entrepreneur growth, cooperatives and human useful resource committee chairman Mohd Hairi Mad Shah, the variety of jobless folks in Johor dropped to 58,600 in contrast with 70,800 throughout the identical interval final 12 months.
He mentioned the Johor Human Capital Strategic Unit (SMI) was actively conducting the Johor Expertise Coaching and Johor Profession programmes in addition to asserting job vacancies on its social media platforms all year long.
“This 12 months, SMI is focusing on 1,169 folks to learn from programs in numerous fields in addition to job placement alternatives,” he mentioned throughout the state meeting assembly at Bangunan Sultan Ismail on Monday.
He was replying to a query from Aznan Tamin (BN-Tanjung Surat) on the present unemploy-ment fee and measures to create extra jobs.
Mohd Hairi mentioned the coaching programme’s 4 primary parts, specifically Johor Upskilling and Reskilling, Johor Expertise Oil and Fuel, Postgraduate Coaching and Expert Manpower Certification, supplied a complete of 44 programs to the goal group.
By the Johor Profession Programme held final month, SMI Johor supplied 883 vacancies in eight companies.
The programme will even be held in Kluang this July (central zone), adopted by Muar in August (northern zone) and Johor Baru in September (southern zone).
“A complete of 623 job vacancies have been introduced and marketed by SMI through social media from January to Might this 12 months,” added Mohd Hairi.