Faktor-Faktor Yang Signifikan Dalam Perancangan Kerjaya Lulusan Kolej Komuniti
Career requires careful planning and should not be neglected with an expectation for it to develop on its own. Hence, it is crucial to ensure that an individual's future career is in tandem with his interests, personalities and academic achievements. Therefore, the research was conducted to identify factors of career planning among Community College graduates in facing the ordeal of career challenging world. The quantitative research was implemented with the participation of Community Colleges graduates from Melaka and Negeri Sembilan zone as its sampling. A total of 222 samples responded for the questionnaire which exceeded the recommendations of the G-Power sampling apps for the T-test (n=102), One-Way ANOVA (n=159) and Pearson Correlation analysis (n=115). Google Form questionnaires were utilized for the data collection and analyzed using SPSS 23.0 for the research outcome. The finding shows that the factors with high level mean value; Planning Focus (4.29), Self-Efficacy (4.21), Planning Objectives (4.14) and Catalyst Factors (4.34) are the main factors affecting Community College graduates career planning. However, it was also identified that these four factors do not contribute for any significant differences towards genders and programs variables. Nevertheless, the analysis of the study indicated that there is a moderate level of correlation (r) between career planning and these four factors; (Planning Focus r=.585; Self-Efficacy r=.579; Planning Objectives r=651; and Catalyst Factor r=602). Overall, the findings could be instigated as a guideline and reference for Community College management to assist Community College students and graduates in developing a systematic career planning.