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Impact of English Language on Career Opportunities in the Private Sector of Pakistan: A Case Study of Jazz Digital House Multan

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Abstract

The present study investigated the impact of English language on career opportunities of employees of Jazz Digital House Multan Pakistan,working in various domains. A quantitative approach was applied to obtain the employees' perceptions as an individual’s perspective. Data were collected through a four-point Likert scale questionnaire from 111 Jazz employees. A survey form was circulated through Google form, and the respondents’ responses were collected online. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the respondents’ responses. The results revealed that the English language skills of hiring candidates make an impact on the interviewers’ committee, mandatory for finding a suitable candidate for the employer. The results also showed that English language skills increase the chances of one’s career success, break the barriers for jobseekers to find good jobs, and have a very significant impact on career-boosting opportunities in the private sector. Inferential statistics results showed that there is no significant variance at gender level in scores on English language impact on career opportunities. It is recommended that there must be training sessions for the new employees to enhance their English language skills like these (skills) play a significant role to the working environment.

Authors

1-Rana Imran Ali
Lecturer, Faculty of English, Department of English, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

2-Muhammad Shah Nawaz
Student of Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

3-Muhammad Imran
Schools of Foreign Languages, Shanghai University, China.

Keywords

Career Opportunities, Language Skills, Working Environment, Jazz Digital House

DOI Number

10.31703/gmcr.2020(V-III).15

DOI Link

http://dx.doi.org/10.31703/gmcr.2020(V-III).15

Page Nos

175-186

Volume & Issue

V - III

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Published: Sep 2020

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