Implementasi aktiviti mock interview sebagai kaedah berkesan meningkatkan kemahiran kebolehkerjaan dan persediaan kerjaya pelajar
This study aims to identify the level of achievement for the implementation of mock interview activities as a method to improve employability skills and career preparation of students at Tawau Community College. Mock interview is one of the researcher's initiatives as a lecturer in subject of MPU 1231 Kemahiran Insaniah. A total of 110 students who took the MPU 1231 Kemahiran Insnaiah course became the respondents of the study. The implementation of mock interview plays an important role as an indicator to further improve student’s employability skills in the preparation and development of their careers after graduation. This research instrument is a set of questionnaires that has 10 items. The reliability of the research instrument was tested in a previous pilot study by showing a high reliability value of α = 0.90. Furthermore, the data obtained were analyzed using SPSS software (Statistical Package for Social Science, Version 24.0) to obtain descriptive and inferential analysis. The findings of the study show that the overall mean of the implementation of the implementation of the interview simulation is high, namely the mean score value of 4.24. However, through t-test analysis, it was found that there was no difference in the level of achievement of the implementation of interview simulation with gender among students. Mock interview activities as a lecturer strategy to improve students' employability skills is an important criterion to enable them to gain a place in the job market in the future. Thus, through this study it can be seen that students have self-awareness in career readiness. Meanwhile, the top management and academics of Tawau Community College also play an important role in fostering student career development.