A CV is the very first and crucial step for anyone to access the world of work. To ensure that the students capture potential employers attention, a workshop on CV Writing was conducted for MMS/PGDM Batch 2015-2017on 16th September,2016 in the premises of HKIMSR. The workshop was scheduled by Prof.Taiseen Patankar. An expert in the domain Mr.Faiz Rehman was invited. Mr.Faiz Rehman, an alumni of IIM Indore and is currently associated with the e-commerce giant Paytm as Senior Manager for building strategic brand alliances.
The Objective of the workshop was, to enable students to prepare compelling CV that demonstrates the candidate’s unique qualities and captures the profile in the nutshell. The workshop focused on enabling a student to know her/his unique value proposition and guiding them how their skills can help them in a role in a company, open questions to discover about the candidates achievements, skills and attributes etc. The workshop mainly emphasized on length & layout of CV, Do’s & Don’ts in writing and some key points. On explaining the importance of good CV Mr.Faiz said, ‘a top-quality CV will considerably boost your chance of getting a face-to-face interview, so it is worth spending time and effort on the content and presentation.’
The session was conducted in an informal way and students were engaged in participative learning, thus, actively involving them in training. In a feedback report Sushmita Thakur, a student of MMS Batch 2015-2017 said, ‘the session was very productive and it was a very good exercise to help us in preparing for the real corporate world.’
At HKIMSR, the Training & Placements Department is launching various initiatives to set a high standard profiling for the student, so, that they have the best chance of securing plum placements.