The Correlation of Psychological Well-Being with Work Engagement for Millennial Workers in Malang City


Covid-19 does not only have impact on the psychological well-being but also the work conditions of each individual. Psychological well-being is a concept of happiness that is present in every individual and is formed from various kinds of life experiences, both positive and negative. Psychological well-being is one of the factors that can affect work engagement. Work engagement requires a positive attitude based on vigor, dedication and absorption to be involved emotionally, cognitively, physically in the professional environment. This study aims to determine the relationship between psychological well-being and work engagement for millennial workers during Covid-19 pandemic. The methods used were quantitative and correlational. The research sample was 50 millennial workers who work in Malang City. The sample was taken using the incidental sampling technique. The Utrecht Work Engagement Scales (UWES) and the Psychological Well-being Scales were used. Data analysis was conducted using Pearson product moment correlation. The results showed that there was a positive and significant relationship between psychological well-being and work engagement for millennial workers in Malang. This means that millennial workers tend to have a positive attitude towards a job.

Keywords: Psychological well-being, Work Engagement, Millennial Workers, Covid-19 pandemic period

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