The role of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) in enhancing employability skills: graduate perspectives

Nombeko Felicity Dwesini, Walter Sisulu University

This paper investigated the role of WIL in enhancing students’ employability skills in one comprehensive university in South Africa. It explored which employability skills graduates perceive to be e...

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Perceived Employability of University Students in South Africa. Is It Related to Employability Skills?

H. A. Koloba, University of the Free State

The on-going changes in the workplace demand that the current and future generation of workers should be well trained since their knowledge, skills and positive attitude are essential to cope with the...

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Graduate employability capacities, self-esteem and career adaptability among South African young adults

Sadika Ismail, University of South Africa

Orientation: Employers expect young graduates to have a well-rounded sense of self, to display a range of graduate employability capacities and to adapt to constant changes they are faced with in orde...

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Is there a Nexus between Social Entrepreneurship and the Employability of Graduates?

Mandyoli Bulelwa; Iwu Chux Gervase; Nxopo Zinzi, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Social entrepreneurs have, in several ways, been regarded as engines of intense socioeconomic development. They are also famous for intervening with projects for society’s problems that are often ei...

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Graduate Employability Skills: Differences between the Private and the Public Sector in South Africa

P Jonck; F van der Walt, Gauteng Provincial Government; Central University of Technology

The article reports on a comparison between the private and the public sector with reference to an evaluation of employability skills of graduates in a sample consisting of employers from the Mangaung...

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Validating an Employer Graduate-Employability Skills Questionnaire in the Faculty of Management Sciences

Petronella Jonck; Reneé Minnaar, Gauteng Provincial Government; Central University of Technology

The purpose of this paper was to identify the psychometric properties of a graduate employability skills questionnaire that was developed as part of a PhD study by De Jager (2004:157) for the Faculty ...

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Employability attributes and personality preferences of postgraduate business management students

Ingrid Potgieter; Melinde Coetzee, University of South Africa

Orientation: The demand for sustained employability and a proactive career agency has led to a renewed interest in the dispositional and psychological attributes of students and employees – like the...

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