Emotional Intelligence through Soft Skills for Employability

9 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2019

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Gopika Kumar

Jagannath University, Students

Vaishali Sharma

Jagannath University, Jaipur

Date Written: October 5, 2019

Abstract

Emotional Intelligence are personal skills and the social skills an individual requires to manage emotions and enhance effectiveness at workplace. Soft Skills are the non-technical skills and works on the skills required for employability. Employability skills are skills which are deemed as essential for gaining employment. Soft skills have a huge gamut of skills necessary for every individual and skills required for enhancing emotional intelligence forms a subset of these soft skills .These skills enhance employability. Objectives are to study the relationship between emotional intelligence and soft skills and to study the important soft skills for developing emotional intelligence for employability and lastly To establish the relationship between soft skills and employability.

The study undertakes a view by using primary and secondary research on various essential soft skills required for emotional intelligence .The extensive literature review extends an insight into various soft skills, emotional intelligence and employability and the study develops a relationship between soft skills, emotional intelligence and employability. The primary study is conducted on 250 students of business schools and a descriptive analysis has been done he study has analyzed skills in the domain of soft skills and highlighted the employability skills for emotional intelligence. The study conducted establishes the importance of soft skills recognized by business schools in Delhi/NCR and the pedagogy adopted for imparting training on soft skills for emotional intelligence. The study establishes the relationship between emotional intelligence and soft skills through secondary research and soft skills and employability through primary research.

Implications of the study are that the study can benefit the educational institutions and corporates to adopt the soft skills for enhancing emotional intelligence and emotional Intelligence can be embedded as a curriculum in business schools for employability of students in future.

Keywords: corporate restructuring, employee, reward, recognition, pharmaceutical sector

Suggested Citation

Kumar, Gopika and Sharma, Vaishali, Emotional Intelligence through Soft Skills for Employability (October 5, 2019). Proceedings of International Conference on Advancements in Computing & Management (ICACM) 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3464916 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3464916

Gopika Kumar (Contact Author)

Jagannath University, Students ( email )

India

Vaishali Sharma

Jagannath University, Jaipur ( email )

Rampura
Chaksu
Jaipur, RI 302020
India

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