STUDY / REPORT
Emotional Intelligence Skills to Foster Youth Employability
Emotional intelligence is a set of competencies, or abilities to recognize, understand, and use emotional information about oneself or others that leads to or causes effective or superior performance. It is a form of intelligence because the expression of these competencies, is related to specific neural-endocrine functioning, life and job outcomes, and is sufficiently different from other personality constructs that the concept adds value to understanding the human personality and behavior. From research on job effectiveness in a wide variety of occupations in countries around the world, the set of competencies proposed as being EI include those of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, and Relationship Management.
The study aims to increase the effect of Emotional Intelligence to enhance employability among young people. By using emotional intelligence, young people can make themselves marketable as well as increase their perception regarding the workplace!
Results & Discussion.
We can conclude that emotions and the capacity to recognize own other peoples’ emotions and manage one’s emotions and relationships are of crucial importance for personal progress and success in all spheres of individual activity – communication, learning, work.