Stop by the Finishing School on Your Way to the Industry

Conducting finishing schools for students on the threshold of entering the industry is emerging as a welcome initiative. I have come across several reports of colleges and universities arranging finishing schools which are all about putting the icing on the cake. Throughout the years spent on their courses, students have been made to focus primarily on theory and domain knowledge. However, as it is well known, you need a lot more than just domain knowledge to make yourself the right choice for recruiters. Finishing schools attempt to equip students with all the necessary extras to make them employable.

To instill confidence in the students to face recruitment tests and interviews, finishing schools train the participants in all they can expect from the selection process. Effective communication, logical reasoning, numerical and analytical prowess, group discussions and interviews are put under the limelight and plenty of practice sessions enable students to form a reasonably clear idea of the kind of questions that await them in the tests and interviews. Some finishing schools also incorporate workshops where students get trained in some important software which they will have to work with on a daily basis.

Much as I admire this concept, I hope institutions do not leave everything to the finishing schools and keep training students as they pursue their courses. Otherwise the finishing schools might be left with too much to handle and too little time in which to handle everything.

Almost done. One final thing and after that I'm out. I owe Futureboard HR a big thanks for the help they provided in getting this post together. You can go to their website at http://futureboardhr.com if you've looking for the assistance of an incredible HR professional placement agency. Ok, that covers everything. Have a great night everyone!

Footnotes

http://evident.ca - Without fail you find a way help me break it down to make it better than it was!
https://www.chocolatememories.net - The pics were incredible 🙂
https://www.awakensolutions.com - A really good resource.

Posted in Recreation and leisure Post Date 02/18/2016


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