Career Motivation and Job Satisfaction: A Study Among Hospitality Employees

  • Audrey Dubah Janu
  • Agatha Lamentan Muda
  • Farida Abdul Halim
  • Nur Fatihah Abdullah Bandar


This study examined the relationship between career motivation and job satisfaction among hospitality employees of one hotel in Sri Aman, Sarawak. A cross-sectional survey design was employed to conduct the study. The data of study was collected using self-administered survey questionnaires among 80 employees that were chosen using simple random sampling. Data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Specifically, the Pearson’s product-moment correlation was used to test the research hypotheses. Results indicated that the sub-components of career motivation; career resilience, career insight and career identity were significantly and positively correlated with employees’ job satisfaction.  


Keywords: Career Motivation; Career Resilience; Career Insight; Career Identity; Job Satisfaction


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Janu, A. D., Muda, A. L., Abdul Halim, F., & Abdullah Bandar, N. F. (2019). Career Motivation and Job Satisfaction: A Study Among Hospitality Employees. Journal of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development, 5(1), 29-37. Retrieved from