Analysis of the Path of influence of work skills in the new normal life of the undergraduate students in Thailand
- Naksit Sakdapat Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Humanities,
Work skills, Path of influence, Undergraduate students.
This research aimed to investigate the characteristics that enable students to adapt and enhance their work skills to meet labor market demands. In this quantitative study, a correlational–comparative analysis was used to determine numerous factors' direct and indirect effects on the work skill variable in the new normal life. This appropriately identifies methods for developing the work skills of university students. This study's sample consisted of 789 undergraduate students selected by multistage random sampling. Twelve sets of variable assessment measures were utilized in total. Each measurement set was analyzed using confirmatory factor analysis. The route of influence study utilizing the linear structure-relationship model demonstrated that the model had a linear structural relationship and was compatible with the empirical data. This study emphasizes the significance of mental health characteristics, family role model recognition, and attitude toward developing work skills in the new normal period. These variables are causal variables that assist students in adapting to the new regular life and building working abilities. In the concluding section, the researcher offered approaches for students to acquire vital skills to prepare them for employment in the new normal period.