Skills Fetishism Trap and the Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka Initiative

The Government of Indonesia’s (GoI) vision to develop human capital and talents with certain set of skills to be competitive in global markets through education is not a new story. Nevertheless, we need to admit that it’s getting aggressive in the past few years. The Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka (MBKM) program is one of the …

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Reverse Probationary Period

I’ve been listening to friends, colleagues from both current company or previous companies, students, and people who asked me to discuss their condition in their workplaces. The pattern of their stories gave me several insights, especially about critical issues and points related to the necessity of designing and implementing a thorough relationship between and employee …

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Lost, Broken, and Disappointment: Pieces of a Career Journey

Weeks ago, I experienced unpleasant but interesting feeling as part of my career journey so far. I felt that I lost my identity - broken the trust and respects I gained, disappointing many people - and heavily stressed because of that. However, above all – I learned a lot and hopefully this experience could fuel …

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