Workshop on HR practices held at Vivekananda College

Vivekananda College - seminarA workshop, for the upcoming employees to evolve, adapt, adopt and succeed in their corporate workplaces, was organised by the departments of accounting, finance and bank management of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College (evening), Mylapore, from Aug 3 – 9.

The event titled as ‘HR Practices Workshop’, was conducted by Team Confluence, a student association.  This five-day workshop was aimed at providing light to the final year students about the expectations of their future employers and requirements of work environment.

The inaugural day focused on the first attempt of a candidate to impress his interviewer through his resume. Rathinavel Rajan, head, Ball Beverage Packing India, Chennai, shared his valuable insights on preparing an impressive resume and the communication aspects in an interview.

The second and third day of the workshop had virtual group discussion sessions. About 240 students from various departments were divided into groups of 15 members each and were provided with topics on various social and industrial aspects. All participants were provided with remarks on the do’s and don’ts of group discussions and and scope for improvement by HR managers – Badhrinath, Mahesh and Rangarajan from MMC Infotech.

On Aug 8, all students were required to submit their respective resumes after the inaugural session. Out of which, top six resumes were shortlisted for the fourth day event the ‘The Stress Interview’ session. The six candidates were interviewed by K. Mohana Krishna, head – HR, Taj Vivanta.

The final day of the workshop emphasised on the requirements expected from an upcoming employee. It was a sum-up of the five-day event with Desikamani Gopaladesikan, founder and CEO of Mentor Learning Services, sharing his experience and insights to the final year students. All the students were provided with a participating certificate and the Top-3 candidates, chosen as the best of six by the stress interviewer, were also given a certificate.