Developing Socioemotional Skills for the Philippines' Labor Market (Directions in Development) by Pablo Acosta
English | Oct. 5, 2017 | ISBN: 1464811911 | 115 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Although the Philippines has achieved remarkable progress in raising the education level of its labor force, the standard proxy for educational attainment years of formal schooling is increasingly inadequate as a measure of workforce skills. About one-third of employers report being unable to fill vacancies because applicants lack requisite skills. Most of these missing skills are socioemotional skills, which are increasingly crucial to the types of jobs being created by the global economy.