Getting to Know from Our Millennials Students: Different Perception of Career Expectations and Career Goals


  • Rina Agustina Universitas Islam Sultan Agung Semarang, Indonesia
  • Nurhidayati Nurhidayati Universitas Islam Sultan Agung Semarang, Indonesia



Career Expectations, Career Goals, Individual Characteristic, Millennial Generation


Research on career expectations and career goals was becoming a concern for practitioners in the HRM field. Career is important because it is a need that must be cultivated in an employee, to be able to boost their performance. Meanwhile, based on their characteristics, employees have different views about career expectations and goals. This study aims to analyze career expectations and goals from the perspective of the millennial generation based on gender, achievement and domicile. This study involved 200 students of final semester and measured their perceptions of career expectations as to future employees by using SPSS Two-Sample Independent Mean Test for the average difference test. By using the average difference test, this study found that perceptions of career expectations differ based on gender and achievement. Implication and future research agenda provided for direction of future work.


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