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Title of the programme : How to attend Job Interviews?
Dates :14th July 2012

Human Resource Development Centre of Srinivasan College of Arts & Science (Co-Ed) has recently organized one day workshop on How to attend Job Interviews? Shri. A. Srinivasan, Founder -Chairman, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Group of Institutions presided over the function. Thiru.S.Kathiravan, Vice-Chairman, Mrs. Ananthalakshmi Kathiravan, Thiru.P.Neelraj, Secretary, Thiru.P. Mani and Thiru.Boopathi, Directors of the trust graced the occasion. Mr.S.Gokul Ragavan, HR-Associate, YOGAM BPO, Chennai was the resource person. Prof.R.Sasidhara, Principal (In Charge) felicitated the gathering.

The workshop dealt with today’s date of uncertainty and competition getting a job is very difficult. Though there are plenty of reputed companies spread all over yet getting a job in any of them needs lot of skill and caliber. It is particularly because of this reason that the students of rural colleges of today go through unnatural stress to handle the pressure of the interview.

Resource Person in his address, he explained about what is interview? and how it gives a chance to the interviewer to have the glimpse of the interviewee. He also added the types of interviews, like behavioural interview, telephonic interview, panel interview, situational interview, stress interview, walk in interview and how we need to prepare for attending those interviews. He noted a few points that the students have to remember before attending interview; they are; that they should know about the basic information about the company or institution, how long they have been in to the service or business, what are all their accomplishments and the like.

Also he told that how to present themselves? What are all the information should be added while presenting them, maintaining kinesics during interview, dress code and attire for men and women. He instructed the students to have well prepared resume also gave some guide lines on how to prepare a good resume. He was telling some FAQs in interview and how to say answers for them and made the students to remember that listening skills and communication plays a vital role in interview. He concluded the workshop with a quote that Interview lost a few minutes but its impact is lifelong.

Transformation brought about by this workshop was witnessed in the feedback session; students were very keen about interview. 800 students from the final year of U.G & P.G attended the workshop. Earlier, Mr. V.Chandra Chowdry, Placement officer of the college welcomed the gathering. Coordinators of various departments made the arrangements for the smooth conduct of the programme.