Employees' perception of Employability Skills Needed in todays Workforce among physiotherapy graduates

Ayiesah Ramli, Roslizawati Nawawi, Maslyn Poh Pau Chun

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this research is to investigate the employers' perceptions of employability skills and competency levels of 45 physiotherapy graduate employees. The Survey of the Employability Skills Needed in the Workforce were adapted and distributed to all graduates employees. Findings demonstrated that employers perceived only the following 7 items that needed enhancement in the physiotherapy education : critical thinking ability, generating hypotheses and linking ideas, applying theory into practice, sharp analytical skills ,prioritizing problems, keeping up-to-date on latest information regarding the professionalism, giving clear explanation about problems and treatments and recognizing the effects of decisions to be made.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Pages455-463
    Number of pages9
    Volume7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    EventInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010 - Bangi, Malaysia
    Duration: 19 Oct 201020 Oct 2010

    Other

    OtherInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010
    CountryMalaysia
    CityBangi
    Period19/10/1020/10/10

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    Research
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    education
    Professionalism
    Surveys and Questionnaires
    Thinking
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    Keywords

    • Curriculum
    • Employability skills
    • Graduates
    • Psycotherapy
    • Stakeholders

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)
    • Psychology(all)

    Cite this

    Ramli, A., Nawawi, R., & Chun, M. P. P. (2010). Employees' perception of Employability Skills Needed in todays Workforce among physiotherapy graduates. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 7, pp. 455-463) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.062

    Employees' perception of Employability Skills Needed in todays Workforce among physiotherapy graduates. / Ramli, Ayiesah; Nawawi, Roslizawati; Chun, Maslyn Poh Pau.

    Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. p. 455-463.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Ramli, A, Nawawi, R & Chun, MPP 2010, Employees' perception of Employability Skills Needed in todays Workforce among physiotherapy graduates. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 7, pp. 455-463, International Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.062
    Ramli A, Nawawi R, Chun MPP. Employees' perception of Employability Skills Needed in todays Workforce among physiotherapy graduates. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7. 2010. p. 455-463 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.062
    Ramli, Ayiesah ; Nawawi, Roslizawati ; Chun, Maslyn Poh Pau. / Employees' perception of Employability Skills Needed in todays Workforce among physiotherapy graduates. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. pp. 455-463
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