Perceived Problems on Employment Selection Process: Study on Recent University Graduates
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- perceived problems on employment selection, university graduates, job search behavior
The challenging condition of economic and job market in Indonesia push graduate university students in a tight competition for the job. This situation often makes job seeking as a hard and long full time job. This study exploring problems perceived by recent university graduates at the time of graduation on employment selection processess. A total number of 207 recent university graduates of a state university in Jawa Tengah Indonesia completed closed-ended and open-ended questionnaire, asking on the problems they perceived of the employment selection processess. The results showed three most low score they perceived in the process of employee selection, that is: competition with higher grade university graduates, interview as part of the selection process, and focus/leaderless group discussion. Results of open-ended questions reveals 8 classifications of problems perceived by the subject. Lack of work experience and the anxiety of job search competition considered as the two most high procentage problems expressed by the subjetcs. The results of this research can then serve as the basis for creating an appropriate career development program for students.
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TY - CONF AU - Nugraha Arif Karyanta AU - Pratista Arya Satwika AU - Shelly Astriana PY - 2017/09 DA - 2017/09 TI - Perceived Problems on Employment Selection Process: Study on Recent University Graduates BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Education and Training (ICET 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 222 EP - 228 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icet-17.2017.38 DO - 10.2991/icet-17.2017.38 ID - ArifKaryanta2017/09 ER -