In its endeavour to promote employment-oriented education, Shantiniketan Business School organized a workshop on Employment Mapping for the benefit of MBA/PGDM aspirants. The objective of the workshop was to explore the avenues of employment in manufacturing, service, and financial sectors for the budding Management students. Alpana Deshpande, HR Head, Purti Group of Companies, Vamsi Krishna, HR Associate, Ultratech Cement and Prakash Badge, a retired State Bank of India Manager were present in the workshop to guide the students. The workshop is first of its being organised by Shantiniketan Business School to promote Institute-Industry Integration.
Addressed the participants on various avenues of employment available in service sector covering Infrastructure, Power, LPG and logistics , Alpana Deshpande highlighted the various linkages in each and every sector which open up a lot of opportunities for the Management students. She stressed that a Management aspirant should self introspect and then choose his field of career. A decision influenced by society and family can turn catastrophic in the long term, opined Alpana Deshpande.
Vamsi Krishna, HR Associate, Ultratech Cement, an Aditya Birla Group Company, in his current role, responsible for Manpower Planning, said that compensation & benefits emphasized on the need for change and upgradation. “Today, an organisation needs talent and human resource is the competitive advantage for the organisation and every organisation looks for growth in their employees. This becomes possible only and only if the employee upgrades his skills and talent on a regular basis so that he becomes ready to don higher roles.”
Prakash Badge, a retired State Bank of India Manager, after his 40 years of tenure in the banking sector, challenged the youth of today to explore vast opportunities in this sector. Talking about the job opportunity in banking sector, Badge said that this year this sector is likely to offer employment to about 1.20 lakh youths out of which SBI has already declared openings for 20000 clerks, 3500 post and 150 technical officers. A student needs to work on both written exam and interview techniques and at the end, the main focus while assessing the candidate, lies on knowledge and aptitude for accepting challenges, said Badge.