COMPARISON OF INTERGENERATIONAL EMPLOYEE PROFESSIONALISM AT THE FACULTY OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA DURING PANDEMIC COVID-19
Nikita Athari Lanes, Suryanto
The Covid-19 Pandemic that has suffer Indonesia since 2020 has had a significant impact on various corporate and Industrial Sectors. One of them is the education sector. Faculty of vocational as one of the Youngest Faculty at Universitas Airlangga is also affected by this Pandemic. Problems related to professionalism at work during the Covid-19 Pandemic began to emerge. To find out the comparison of Intergenerational Employee Professionalism at the vocational faculty of Airlangga University in the Covid-19 Pandemic situation. Based on the Problems Studied, the method used in this study is a descriptive method with a qualitative approach. From a total of 113 employees of the faculty of vocational studies, Universitas Airlangga, researchers took 3 samples from each generation randomly. The research was conducted by interview method using zoom meeting. The results of this study indicate that: the baby boomers prefer to work offline because they are unable to provide maximum performance for their work. This is due to the inability to master the internet of things, computer equipment, and not being able to follow the service system that has been changed to completely online. On the other hand, millennials prefer online work models. This is due to the ability to master the internet of things and more computer equipment which makes this generation much easier and more adaptive to the service system that is converted to online. So it can be concluded that the Covid-19 Pandemic situation has an impact on intergenerational professionalism especially in faculty of Vocational Studies Universitas Airlangga. The limitation in this study is a research on the comparison of professionalism between generations at the faculty of Vocational Studies Universitas Airlangga which was conducted during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The research was conducted during a crisis period, namely the Covid-19 Pandemic. During this difficult time it would be significant to see a comparison of professionalism between generations compared to normal situations.
Professionalism, Baby Boomers, Millenial, Pandemic Covid-19