Level of English Proficiency and its Effects to the Employability of BSHRM Graduates

72 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last revised: 16 Aug 2019

Date Written: August 5, 2019


English language is considered nowadays as an international language. In the hospitality industry it is a fact that we will be dealing with international guests, so English language will be a great help on giving great service to our guests. This study used descriptive correlational method in order to determine the relationship between the English proficiency and the employability of the graduates. The studies have 60 respondents. Findings of the study revealed that English Proficiency of the graduate of BSHRM working in hospitality establishment here in Guiuan Eastern Samar got an overall mean of 11.23 with the interpretation of moderately proficient while the Likert Scale tells that employers’ perception on English Proficiency and Employability relationship got an overall mean of 3.62 that has a scale of neither agree or disagree and interpreted as moderately employable. The study has a correlation value of 0.444566 that is interpreted as present but slightly. It implies that English proficiency is needed or present in employment here in the different establishment in Guiuan Eastern Samar. Although some employers do not acknowledge that a high English Proficiency is needed for employment on their establishments because of their location, size of establishment and applicants, the result of this study still encourages future graduates of BSHRM to develop and acquire English Proficiency skills for better employment.

Keywords: English Language, Language Proficiency, Employability, Descriptive – Correlation

JEL Classification: I20, I21, I23, I25, I28

Suggested Citation

Gaytos, Cenby Eppie Guimbaolibot and Lavilla, Ivon and Elairon, Lenny and Biong, Trisca May and Rosaldo, Rhea Charisse and Salem, Melanie, Level of English Proficiency and its Effects to the Employability of BSHRM Graduates (August 5, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3432425 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3432425

Ivon Lavilla

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Lenny Elairon

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Trisca May Biong

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Rhea Charisse Rosaldo

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Melanie Salem

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