Measuring Relationship between Digital Skills and Employability

European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 5, No. 24, 2013

11 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2014

See all articles by Kashan Pirzada

Kashan Pirzada

University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Fouzia Khan

Sindh Madressatul Islam University

Date Written: November 12, 2013

Abstract

In the growing economies like Pakistan and other countries, digital skills such as computer, communication, internet and advance digital skills are predictable to offer possible employees a major rim in securing their jobs and also protecting relatively high-paying jobs. Digital skills are not dual it has ranges and stages. There are number of International organizations that are making efforts on improving the people’s employability. I need more data in order to know the relationship between digital skills and employability in terms of which level of digital skills are enough for civilizing employability. In this study I observe the digital skills association with the employabilty using the Paf-Kiet University and National Foods Limited as a comparative study. Findings highlighted that digital skills can be a interpreter of employment, the level of digital skills necessary to achieve these jobs is very high as one might imagine. In the rising economies perspective, digital skills are linked with high status jobs mainly combine with other reasons such as higher education. Implementation strategy on the basis of the finding of this study in order to improve employabilty, advising that revise the education policy and training efforts should focus on digital skills.

Keywords: Digital Skills, employabilty, Students’s, Employers, Relationship

Suggested Citation

Pirzada, Kashan and Khan, Fouzia, Measuring Relationship between Digital Skills and Employability (November 12, 2013). European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 5, No. 24, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2382939

Kashan Pirzada (Contact Author)

University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia ( email )

Kedah, Malaysia, 06100
University Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Kedah, Kedah 06100
Malaysia

HOME PAGE: http://uum.edu.my

Fouzia Khan

Sindh Madressatul Islam University

Aiwan-e- Tijarat Road
Karachi, Sindh 74000
Pakistan

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