The Extra Edge

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The Extra Edge

  1. 1. The E x tra Edge Information Sharing Block Prepared by:- Kunal Sharma
  2. 2. Recruitment Process <ul><li>Exhaustive process: The H.R receives infinite resumes. </li></ul><ul><li>What is that one thing that sets apart your resume from others??? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Resume <ul><li>Broadly divided into Educational Qualification, Work experience and Extra-curricular activities </li></ul><ul><li>Extra curricular activities: debate, sports, music, social work clubs and societies etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ...Walking the extra mile <ul><li>Unlike academic degrees knowledge from ECA is not earned but learned. </li></ul><ul><li>ECA activities help build and foster qualities like TEAMWORK, SELF-AWARENESS, ADAPTABILITY, LEADERSHIP AND most importantly, it reveals an individuals drive to succeed and face challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg. HR manger will get impressed by a candidate who has worked with an NGO or who has played football at national level. </li></ul><ul><li>Quallites in focus : 1 st case- socially active </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd case- goal driven </li></ul>
  5. 5. The leading edge…. <ul><li>A candidate with genuine ECA experience is MULTI-DIMENSIONAL, PRACTICAL, and APPLICATION ORIENTED that helps him deal with CRISIS, IN A TACTFUL MANNER. </li></ul><ul><li>According to Ramanand Padiyar global head- HR Kale consultants ltd says,” a candidate having exposure to ECA indicates that he/she owns up RESPONSIBILITY, and is RATIONAL, and has handled CHALLENGING SITUATIONS. And, In an increasingly interdependent and TEAMWORKING environment these traits PLAY A MORE IMPORTANT ROLE THAN ACADEMICS OR FOR THAT MATTER, HIGHER IQ. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Does ECA guarantee good job??? <ul><li>Experts say it does not guarantee top positions, but preferences are given </li></ul><ul><li>These ECA activities set a candidate apart from his/her peers. </li></ul><ul><li>They play an important role in forming the initial impression of the candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>Hiring managers confirm that a good ECA background speaks volumes about a candidate’s personality which boring statistics otherwise, don’t. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>Times Ascent. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thank You

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