In today’s context of heightened global competition, diverse workforce and operating margins, Human Resources function needs to have a strategic focus in delivering tangible value to the Business.
Employees are strategic partners who help in building organization. Companies are very focused on the types of employee they are hiring. There are plenty of jobs in the market and companies spend huge money on getting right kind of candidate for themselves. At the same time, there are many students who pass out from various education programs and ready to get into jobs. But still, many of them do not get a job. It is because company feels that these students are not employable.
Now a days, company look for more than academic achievement of candidate. Company is interested in candidates who are near to perfect. Candidate should have good English communication skill, IQ and computer skill along with technical knowledge. Candidate should be confident and have good personality.
Education institutes today majorly focus on technical up-gradation of students where in there are other skills student needs to develop to be employable. In a recent article published by a newspaper stated that 80% of Indian Engineers can’t speak good English. This shows that our focus on imparting technical education more to students.
Education Institutes should help students identifying the answers of following questions to make them employable:
- Students should know their weakness and strength.
- Students should know the best suitable career for them based on their education, interest, capabilities and soft skills.
- Students should be confident enough to face interviews.
- Students should know how to present their skills, knowledge and competencies to employers when applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, presentations or assessment centres.
If education institutes put in their efforts to make students employable, it will help student finding and getting desired job and career as soon as they completes their education.
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