Career Of Horizontal Education Mismatch Workers: Career competency, Job Crafting, and Work Engagement

Laila Meiliyandrie Indah Wardani, Dyah Ayu Sekarini, Rahmat Dwi Syaputra, Mayang Safira Kartikawati, Rizki Dawanti, Dian Din Astuti Mulia, Mohd Dahlan A. Malek

Abstract


Education is one of many factors that has the biggest impact toward unemployment rate due to the fact that there are mismatches between educational background and the intended job, and it is named horizontal education mismatch. The employee who is run into educational mismatch condition is seen less-competent, less-qualified, and less accomplished associated with company and work engagement which should be owned by every employee, both supervisors and subordinates. The purpose of this study is to test out that Job Crafting can play a role as a relation mediator between career competencies and work engagement toward employees which run into horizontal education mismatch. The design used in this research is purposive sampling. The subject of this research is people with age range 17-65 years old and using mediation regression technique The Simple Mediation Model Process v3.5 by Hayes. Considering the phenomenon of Horizontal Education Mismatch which has an impact on competency and work engagement, thus, this research is conducted. The uniqueness of this research is to pay attention to the suitability of educational background with the current occupation, which indirectly affects the competence of workers. The results of this study are in accordance with the aims and expectations of the researchers. This research is expected to be able to become a reference for companies to apply existing values to career competencies, job crafting, and work engagement with the hope of being able to meet the competency needs of employees to increase employee engagement with the company

Keywords


Horizontal Education Mismatch; Career Competencies; Work Engagement; Job Crafting; Workers

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