The Importance of Self-Motivation Elements in Preparing Fresh Technical Graduates to Face Project-Based Employment
Siti Nur Maizura Binti Sharberi1, Yee Mei Heong2, Raudhah Adibah Binti Ahmad Zubir3
1Siti Nur Maizura Binti Sharberi, Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).
2Dr. Yee Mei Heong, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Husseion Onn of Malaysia (UTHM).
3Raudhah Adibah Binti Ahmad Zubir, Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).
Manuscript received on 28 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 November 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 November 2019 | PP: 924-928 | Volume-8 Issue-6S3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: F10600986S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1060.0986S319
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Abstract: Getting a job after graduation is like a dream comes true for every student after graduated. However, issues related to unemployment problems among graduates keeps increasing in the country. One of the main causes of unemployment that occurs among graduates is the rising project-based employment in the industry. Project-based employment is a system of employment in which the workers only work throughout the duration of the project or within a short-term period only. Project-based employment systems are widely implemented in industrial companies to save costs. To face this project-based employment system, students need to have strong skills and self-motivation. If they lack self-motivation, it will be difficult for them to tackle project-based employment. Therefore, the elements of self-motivation are the important fundamentals for students especially in the vocational institutions. Therefore, the elements of self-motivation need to be constantly refined and improved by the institutions to ensure that the graduates are equipped with strong self-motivation elements to work in the project-based employment in future.
Keywords: Self-Motivation Elements, Project-Based Employment.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences