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  • 1. Career Enrichment Program for Students Vijay Anand L V Director & Head Mentor Hirington Academy. Chennai
  • 2. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsGist of Vijay Anand L V (Head Mentor of Hirington Academy)Possess 13 plus years of experience in the Recruitment Industry. Working experience includes“Sampoorna Computer People (leading Consultancy Services) , Kumaran Systems, IndiaComnet, Ikas Technologies (IT/Telecom software companies in Chennai, India). Holds aBachelor of Science from Madras University, India. Master of Labour Management fromMadurai Kamaraj University, Madurai and a Post Graduate degree in Human ResourcesManagement, Pondichery.Experience of interviewing several hundreds of candidates across all the verticals.Exposure to both consultancy and corporate environment.Groomed a team of recruiters for productive results.Provided recruitment solutions for several hundreds of recruiters through Online and In-person mentoring.Founder and President of Global Recruiters Association, non profit organization for recruiters(www.graindia.org)Online Recruitment Journal - Hirington (www.hirington.com),Author of Hiring Handbook,Cross Border Recruiter Exchange (an Online Facebook Community for Recruiters)Subject Matter Expert in Recruitment.
  • 3. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsEmployability Skills - Definition“Skills relating to choosing a career, getting and keeping a job, makingjob and career changes, and career advancement”.ThreatRecent NASSCOM study reveals that almost 60% of Indian graduatesdon’t have the right employability skills.SolutionContinuous practical training on all the employability skills from theearly graduation stage. There needs two kinds of assessment report.a.Pre audit on the raw candidateb.Post audit after training / assessment.
  • 4. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsEmployability Skills of the Students “Employability and Skill set of Newly Graduated Engineers in India, whichrecently surveyed employers in 20 sectors such as IT, power andinfrastructure. Half of the respondents were large companies with over 500 employees,with 40 per cent from North India, 27 per cent from the West and 19 per centfrom the South. Interestingly, where the employers found the fresh engineering graduatesmost lacking in is ‘high-order thinking skills – Employment Skills for criticalthinking and problem solving. This is despite a good academic performance. Another area, considered most important by employers, and where a largegap was found is on – integrity, teamwork, reliability and willingness to learn. Employers are not looking for hi-end technological skills from the fresherand they are very well aware about student’s academic syllabus.
  • 5. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsEmployability Skills of the Students Technical skills of the students can be groomed / compromised by theemployers. But not all the skills like decision making, email etiquette, teamwork etc can be taught. Despite good academic performance, they lack on framing right words inan email. Most of them send email without subject / irrelevant subject andbody of the email. According to the survey, jointly carried out by the Federation of IndianChambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the World Bank, 64percent of surveyed employers are "somewhat", "not very", or "not at all"satisfied with the quality of engineering graduates skills. Student’s skills are quantified, but not qualified – says a report. All the students should not be trained on generic skills. For example. Javaor Dot Net. A SWOT analysis needs to be done to understand who needswhat skills and training should be based on the analysis.
  • 6. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsEmployability Skills of the Students Most of the external training in the institution happens based on anassumption. Training to be done based on client’s expectation alone. Skills gap hurts technology boom in India – New York Times. Urban students get better industry exposure than the rural students. Thereneeds unique skill set training to bridge the gap between urban and ruraleducational institutions. Students and Educational institutions lacks on Social Media strategy. Campus placement strategies in the educational institution needs to berevamped. Employers struggle to discuss the recruitment jargons with the placementpractitioners in the institutions. People who are practicing it are either notfrom the recruitment background or a retired person from the governmentjob.
  • 7. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsThe Solution Motivation, soft skills and other short term training last only for a certainduration among the students. So concentrate on the employability skills. There needs a continuous career enrichment programs from their secondyear till final year. That includes both technical and non-technical. Capability of the campus placement practitioners needs to be enrichedbased on new recruitment strategies. Students and Educational institutions to improve their Social Mediastrategy. Students need to be trained more on their life skills like SWOT Analysis,Team building, Effective communication, Decision making, Creative & Criticalthinking, goal setting etc. Create Student – Centric programs then Teacher – Centric programs. Groom students based on the industry expectation rather than genericskills.
  • 8. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsEmployability Skills – an over view SWOT Analysis Group Discussion Goal setting Mock Interviews Attitude framing Email Etiquette Body language Stress Buster Critical / Creative thinking Self Awareness Decision Making Team Work Interpersonal / Problem Solving Better work space Importance of communication Goal Implementation Technology exposure Individual screening attention
  • 9. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsExtend your ArmsYou share your hiring needs, we give you a solution – We are democratic!Let’s open a communication;Vijay Anand L VRecruiter . Mentor . Author . Blogger19/1 Aruls Manors, SBI Colony 3rd extn, Iyappa Nagar,Nanganallur, Chennai – 61, Tamil Nadu India.Mobile No: +91 9841696536Email id: contact@hiringtonacademy.orgLinkedin Profile: http://linkedin.com/in/vanandhr/
  • 10. Career Enrichment Programs for StudentsExtend your ArmsYou share your hiring needs, we give you a solution – We are democratic!Let’s open a communication;Vijay Anand L VRecruiter . Mentor . Author . Blogger19/1 Aruls Manors, SBI Colony 3rd extn, Iyappa Nagar,Nanganallur, Chennai – 61, Tamil Nadu India.Mobile No: +91 9841696536Email id: contact@hiringtonacademy.orgLinkedin Profile: http://linkedin.com/in/vanandhr/