Role of HR in Employability Skills of 21st Century

17 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2019

Date Written: August 28, 2019


The current age changes in business and industry are at a pace which is unimaginable and unprecedented. The changes are fast. The changes in business environment happening in a year now were not even seen in a century. Technology invasion, globalization, economic upliftment and social expectations are drivers of those changes. The skills required for a job now and tomorrow are unpredictable. To remain employable; one has to master one’s ability to visualize, dynamic, adaptive and self-learning. It is not only the technical and hard skills, but soft skills will provide you the edge in employability. The dimensions of soft skills are expansive. Ability to recognize and acquire skills that optimally fits in managerial role is the key to succeed. This article critically analyse role of HR in employability skills of 21st century.

Keywords: Future skills, 21st Century skills, HR, Employability, Self-learning

JEL Classification: J00

Suggested Citation

Sapovadia, Vrajlal K., Role of HR in Employability Skills of 21st Century (August 28, 2019). Available at SSRN: or

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