RELEVANCE OF SOFT SKILLS TO GRADUATE PERFORMANCE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

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  • Alicia TELLO BERENSTEIN, Enaidy REYNOSA NAVARRO, Zonia TELLO BERENSTEIN, Rosa Elena BRAVO DÍAZ, Juan Carlos CALLEJAS-TORRES

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the relevance of soft skills to the professional
performance of the graduate. It was developed following the methodology established in
the PRISMA Declaration. The information gathering was mainly done at Scopus,
Springer and EBSCO. The target period was five years, the time frame for identification,
screening, eligibility and inclusion was four months. The main search categories were
soft and skills; soft and skills and education; soft and skills and education and training.
Inclusion criteria: research articles, systematic reviews and case studies, peer-reviewed,
that address the relationship between the Formative Function and the Professional Application of the university graduate profile. Exclusion criteria: research that was not
submitted to a peer review process, with methodological deficiencies or that did not
demonstrate a relationship or interrelationship between the variables mentioned above.
The empirical articles were evaluated according to the scales that appear declared in the
methodology of the work. Results: the need to develop soft skills from a futuristic
approach is highlighted, which allows the development or consolidation of essential skills
such as ICT management, teamwork, leadership, capacity to solve complex problems and
effective communication. Training in soft skills must be based on a modern approach in
accordance with the demands of the labor market.

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2020-12-02 — Updated on 2020-12-13

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Alicia TELLO BERENSTEIN, Enaidy REYNOSA NAVARRO, Zonia TELLO BERENSTEIN, Rosa Elena BRAVO DÍAZ, Juan Carlos CALLEJAS-TORRES. (2020). RELEVANCE OF SOFT SKILLS TO GRADUATE PERFORMANCE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 5627 - 5639. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/1835 (Original work published December 2, 2020)