Empowering HR – 2016

Gujarat based Parul University’s initiative to understand the gaps between education institutions and corporate demands of talent.

The National HR Conclave organized by Parul University saw some of the bright and experienced minds come together to discuss the dilemmas posing the most critical resource of any industry that is the Human Resource. This Conclave primarily emphasized on empowering human resource capital for organizations aspiring to achieve sustainable growth, through effective internal talent building approach and proactive measures right from the beginning of talent acquisition.

Global level Top HR dignitaries from varied industries opened up the discussion on the topic – “Global Talent Shortage: Myth or Reality”. It was followed by brain storming discussion as well as exchange of ideas on “Strategic Talent Acquisition: From reactive to proactive approach”.

NAASCOM Executive Director Dr. Sandhya quoted, “70 % of fresher or entry level employees are unaware of basic skills. With technology and automation routine jobs will disappear. To sustain Human resource we need proactive and collective voice.” DIGITAL INDIA and SKILL INDIA platforms and the fact Nasscom is regularly undertaking Studies and surveys to identify the traits required to have a market ready GLOBAL manager to come out of Universities and so it is undertaking strong partnerships and opportunities where corporate and universities are coming under one roof and creating a strong curriculum with stress on practical knowledge to be able to generate the best talent for future challenges. Skilled people who doesn’t have a degree but excel in their field have limitations to reach out to global market. On this, Educationist and Vice chancellor of Parul University, Dr. Ketan Kotecha added “Ours is the first university, who offers a degree to skilled people to go ahead with their bright career. We have especially designed Skill Knowledge Provider (SKP) program for this.”

This HR conclave brought together more than 200 eminent companies under the same roof. They discussed present and futuristic scenario in Human Resource and concluded that in order to have sustainable organisational growth, it has become imperative for every organisation to develop an internal training & development mechanism which can sharpen the overall skills of employees from time to time, at the same time huge responsibility lies on the part of academics for identifying the needs of the industry and train the students accordingly while working in close association with the industry.

Participating companies are Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Qatar Airways, IBM, Capgemini, Deloitte,Crompton Greaves, Borosil, Accenture, TCS, Tata Communications, Reliance Industries, Tata Power,Essar Power, Jsw Energy, Mahindra & Mahindra, Forbes & Co, Tech Mahindra, CIPLA, Glaxo, KPMG, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank, Sony, Windsor, Bajaj Electricals, Star India, Lloyd,Godrej & Boyce, Marico, Indian Oil, Mitsubishi, Ambuja Cement, Sunpharma, Glenmark, L&T,Yes Bank, Bank Of America, Setco, Global Hospitals, Videocon & many many more…