Abstract


Millennials are the largest or the largest generation in Indonesia and their births are marked by explosive use of technology, in Indonesia this generation is at least 237.6 million and 34 percent of the total population is millennial. Based on BPS data, the number of workers in the agricultural sector dropped sharply from 42.28 million people in February 2011 to as many as 39.96 million people in February 2012, this was like what was found in the millennial generation in Padang Cekur Village, Ilir Talo District, Seluma District . The purpose of this study was to analyze perceptions and analyze the factors that influence the perceptions of the millennial generation of peasant children in Padang Cekur Village, Ilir Talo District, Seluma District for employment in the agricultural sector. Data from this study were tested using non-parametric statistical tests through Chi-Square test. Both variables are said to be related if the test result value (p value) is smaller than the value of α (alpha). From the results of the study showed that the Perception of Millennial Generation of peasant children in Padang Cekur Village, Ilir Talo District, Seluma District on employment in the agricultural sector was negative, due to lack of motivation given by respondents' parents to agricultural work and due to the expectation of parents of respondents his child works outside the agricultural sector. Factors that influence the millennial generation towards the perception of employment in the agricultural sector are skills, work experience, family socio-economic status, job socialization, and cosmopolitan level.


Keywords


Millennial Generation; Technology; Labor; Perception; Agriculture