Learn more about Courses and the requirements, fees and other details.
Ask Questions to get an education expert’s advice immediately.
Get the latest information about education news, tips and career opportunities.
Find out information about different Institutions and apply to them directly.
A link will be sent via e-mail to initiate password reset. Please check your inbox.
If you have not received it,
Seconds, please click here.
If you have not received it, please click here.
You have reached your password reset limit for today. Please check your spam folder, retry tomorrow or contact us now
A One Time Password (OTP) has been sent to your number at Update Phone Number
Didn’t receive OTP? Resend OTP
Want to change your mobile number? Update Mobile Number
Didn’t get a call from us? Retry now Want to change your mobile number? Update mobile number
Want to change your mobile number? Update mobile number
We have saved your mobile number successfully! You may retry tomorrow.
Your IVR verification call has been initiated.
Visit the International Students section on our website to find out the latest news and everything you need to know about studying in Malaysia.
Published by Afterschool.my on Aug 09, 2023, 10:55 am
By: Anis Athirah Bt. Muhamad Razuhanafi
Utilizing a network and connecting via cable are two distinct concepts that the general public frequently confuses. Indeed, they are separated by a sliver of a line. All it takes is a careful analysis to notice that something is different. Many of those you believe are using cable to find work have actually networked their way to success and position through networking.
Using cable is analogous to having nothing to offer and lacking the necessary skills for the job, but knowing someone who is extremely influential within a company or business and using them to gain entry.
By contrast, utilising your network demonstrates that you are an expert in the field in which you work and that you are capable of providing a diverse range of services. Individuals who are familiar with you and your abilities in a specific field may spread the word. They can assist you in identifying opportunities that you might otherwise overlook. In its simplest form, networking can be defined as the exchange of information rather than the solicitation of favours.
Another definition of networking is "establishing, developing, and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with the people you meet." It was agreed that the most connected individuals are frequently the most successful. This is because networking can help you develop and improve your skill set, stay current on industry trends, keep an eye on the job market, and gain access to career development resources. Making connections with the right people at the right time could be the key to propelling your career forward.
Many people believe that in order to build this network, they must attend numerous networking events or conferences, which can be time-consuming, awkward at times, and extremely exhausting if they are not an extrovert. However, networks can occur at any time and in any location. It is not necessary to be formal in order to gain network access. You can connect with others by simply browsing your LinkedIn profile, sending emails, or utilising another social media platform. Everything is within reach. All you have to do is widen your perspective. By believing that networking is self-serving, you are preventing yourself from developing a strategic network.
Certain individuals believe networking makes them feel uneasy because it appears as though you are exploiting them. Networking is not, in fact, a self-serving activity. It benefits
both parties involved, which is why the term ‘network’ refers to a mutually beneficial relationship in which both parties benefit.
When is the best time to network our connection? It's a good question to ask because most of us do not know when is the best time to start networking. The answer is straightforward, and the best time to start a network is right now. You may believe that it is too early to begin networking and that you are therefore not looking for work, but keep in mind that nothing happens overnight. If you apply for a job, it does not guarantee that you will be hired the next day. That is not the case. That is why you should begin networking with everyone right away.
It takes time to build relationships and connect with the right people and that you will never know who might be able to assist you in the future. Probably, the person you met today will turn out to be a valuable asset to you in the long run. Thus, keeping in touch with them is one of the small steps you must take to ensure your future success.
To feel a sense of belonging, it is also necessary to connect with everyone on a global scale. Professional networking is essential for career advancement. Being seen and noticed is a critical benefit of networking in the development of one's profession. To gain more expertise, it is critical to network not only with locals but also with the global community. For example, if you are studying at a university with international students, take advantage of the opportunity to network with them because we never know how they will benefit us in the future. As a result, it is critical that we begin planning for the future at a young age and remember to be successful in our own manner.
On the weekend of Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October, 14 intrepid students of Kolej Yayasan UEM, as participants of the DofE Silver Award , in two groups of 7, set off on their first taste of adventure – the Silver Trial Expedition. This three-day, two-night expedition is a practice and training e..
Sunway College winners of the 2023 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Ceremony with Ruth Cheah, Director of the Sunway College Cambridge A-Level Programme Young Malaysians have consistently demonstrated their remarkable ability to dominate global rankings, and the recently announced 2023 Outs..
Chong (third from left) receiving her certificate of achievement from Assoc Prof Dr Hazizi Abu Saad (second from left), Vice President of MASO.As an institution transitions into a university, the emphasis on research takes centre stage. This is why the achievement of TAR UMT’s PhD student in L..
After a First Runner-up finish in a tax competition she participated in last year, Tan Hui Theng from TAR UMT was motivated and even more determined to finish higher in the Ernst & Young Young Tax Professional of the Year (EY YTPY) 2023 Malaysia. This time, she succeeded in emerging as the winne..
Ms Josephine Ong (rightmost), representative from MDEC presenting the PDTI certificate to Asst Prof Dr Wong Thein Lai (leftmost), Deputy Dean of FOCS, Asst Prof Dr Lim Li Li (second from left), Dean of FOET and Ms Dearna Kee June Chen (second from right), Dean of FCCI.Recognising its excellence in d..
Mr Ling (left) receiving the President’s Award on behalf of his daughter from Prof Ir Dr Lee (right).TAR UMT’s September 2023 Convocation Ceremony on 9 - 10 September 2023 was conducted in its usual celebratory fashion, but this time it was capped with a special moment that exempli..
On 20th October 2023, KYUEM’s batch 26.0 hosted their Cultural Performance Night 2023 (CPN) presenting a night of fun that emphasised unity amongst diversity. The CPN celebrated the diverse and rich cultures in Malaysia. The night started sharp at 8 pm at the Great Hall. The festivities b..
The first thing you hear about the appeal of KYUEM is its university connections and ability to provide you with a bright future but the second is the range of events that the school holds. Amongst these are Housetrips, which are among the most anticipated events of the year. This Garnet Housetrip a..
On October 21, 2023, around 90 Sapphire members embarked on a trip to Eco Venture Resort & Retreat in Semenyih. Upon arrival, we received a warm welcome from the facilitators. Prior to our first team-building activity, we divided into 10 groups, each consisting of 9 members, and assigned a team ..
On the 7th of October, Kolej Yayasan UEM’s (KYUEM) Indian Cultural Club (ICC) held its Colour Run, a flagship event that takes inspiration from the traditional Holi festival. The event was joined by students of all races and ethnicities, in line with the nature of the Colour Run.The event star..
Get the information first