St. Mira's College for Girls prepares its students for a post-COVID job scenario

ST Correspondent
Wednesday, 1 July 2020

The webinar aimed to equip students with modern ways of presenting themselves and their resumes for interviews.

Pune: There is chaos and panic about the newly graduate students, who will soon be stepping out of their academic courses to work. Considering the current coronavirus scenario and financial crises due to the lockdown, the Pune based St. Mira's College for Girls offered an opportunity to address one of the major roadblocks that they were facing in their career due to COVID-19. They held a webinar on 'Post COVID Job Scenario and Interview Skills.'

The webinar was conducted in collaboration with Pune Institute of Business (PIBM), managed by Parijat Pushp, Talent acquisition head - Mahindra insurance brokers limited, and Ramanpreet, Chairman of PIBM.

The webinar aimed to equip students with modern ways of presenting themselves and their resumes for interviews. Pushp and Ramanpreet gave insights on changing requirements in today's scenario.

The students were guided on the pathways to achieve the right kind of value addition to their profile. They also highlighted the need of being aware of current affairs, knowing the game changers and encouraged the students to enhance their knowledge through reading.

They emphasized the importance of group discussion in an interview process, and knowledge of company details. This informative session imparted wisdom which enabled the students to evaluate their understanding of interview skills and improving their strategy for job interviews. The webinar was successful in educating the students on the formation of a strong base in the career of their choice.

More than 250 students of all streams from final year graduation and Post-graduation courses, attended the session through Zoom for two hours

This interactive session was helpful to students to chart their career

path, not only in ways to move forward with a strong focus on their career but it also gave them the motivation to look at challenging times like these with positivity.

Placement coordinator Swatee Sarwate organized this webinar in association with PIBM so that the current batch of students will get an opportunity to learn how to face job opportunities in adverse times. She said "This webinar gave them an idea that how they have to face future with a positive mind set. How a good resume and interview skills can change the opportunities they can get."

Placement representative from TY BBA Rajsee Sarwate said, "Ramanpreet explained to us all about the importance of the internship and practical experience and how we should write a good resume."

Placement representative from TYBSc computer science, Devyani Rupeeja said, "Me and my classmates were given this opportunity of attended the Webinar on Post-COVID job scenario interview skills was like a rising light in the black sky." She added, "This webinar was attended by 300 participants belonging to the graduate and post-graduate degrees of the St. Mira's College." She said, "Raman shared knowledge about how one should think and decide about their career and take life decisions. Parijat explained to us about how one should behave in an interview and what are the do's and dont's that we need to follow while writing a resume along with our behaviour in an interview. We all are thankful to the placement department for organising this webinar."

Placement representative from TY Bsc(Cs) Muskaan Laungani said, "The webinar was about the skills that one should develop during this course.

of time due to COVID-19 outbreak. Mr Ramanpreet gave us a brief idea that how our resume was our reflection of the HRs and gave a lot of knowledge about the job opportunities in the technical field. Overall, it was a very useful webinar to build ourselves."

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