Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Postgraduate Students' Psychosocial Employability Attributes

Ingrid Potgieter, Melinde Coetzee
2013 Journal of Psychology in Africa  
This study determined the influence of individuals' emotional intelligence on their psychosocial employability attributes. A cross-sectional quantitative survey was conducted. A non-probability sample of 304 employed postgraduate students (predominantly early career black = 70 %; females = 64 % with a mean age of 26 -40 years) participated in the study. Multiple regressions were used to analyse the data. Emotional intelligence was found to be a significant predictor of the participants'
more » ... rticipants' psychosocial employability attributes. The findings provide valuable information that can be used in career development support and counselling practices in the contemporary work world.
doi:10.1080/14330237.2013.10820614 fatcat:iaqixfghl5cxzcorvly6ljpj2q