1. SUGANDIMIHARJA - UIN SGD Bandung.
2. AEPKUSNAWAN - UIN SGD Bandung.
3. DEWISADIAH - UIN SGD Bandung.
4. MOHAMAD JAENUDIN - UIN SGD Bandung.
5. SETYAWANWIDYARTO - Centre for Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Selangor (UNISEL), Malaysia.
This higher education career guidance aims to help students understand the career planning and job placement process after they graduate from college. This career guidance can assist students in preparing the competencies that must be possessed, both academic and non-academic competencies that are in accordance with the demands of the job market. This is a very important period in understanding various career information with all its conceptions. The transition from education to the world of work is often a difficult time for many students. The difficulty lies not only in the ability to get a suitable job, but also in adjusting to a new job and further self-development. The transition from the learning process to the real world of work requires a lot of self-preparation. Ignorance of self-ability, in the pre-occupation process, will experience various problems in the mismatch between interests, opportunities, and readiness. Thus career guidance is very important for students in preparing themselves to enter the world of work in accordance with education. Through career guidance, they can prepare themselves according to their self-image and the needs of the world of work. With this background, this paper intends to convey the idea of mapping a habit to prepare professionalism in carrying out reliable alumni. Thus, it is hoped that this research will add knowledge in experience a process of empowerment for pursuing a career more effective life and succeed in becoming individuals who have personal power in succeeding in their careers using qualitative method, with the type of research literature study.
Higher Education, Job Placement, Guidance, Career-Based Factor, Competencies, Indonesian.