Anggia Sari Lubis, Yeni Absah, Prihatin Lumbanraja


This study aims to make a new concept of human resource competencies that adapted to changes in the era of industrial revolution 4.0. Human resources competencies 4.0 was a new concept for human resource competencies which was formulated from various literature reviews on competencies and has a several new indicators that were adjusted to the demands of expertise and knowledge in the era of the industrial revolution 4.0. Students at a Public University and Private Major University in Medan City, North Sumatera, Indonesia were surveyed, we distributed the questionnaires containing statements about the competencies that employees must have in the industrial revolution 4.0. The questionnaire were measure student’s perceptions of whether they already have the competencies needed to face the the industrial revolution 4.0 era and indicated the items related to the human resource competencies 4.0 indicator that they had that is intercultural and language skills, good communication and cooperation skills and ability to updated their knowledge. This study is useful for generation Z as their guide in entering the work world to complete the competencies needed in the industrial revolution 4.0 era.


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