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 Placements during COVID-19 At IIMS

These unprecedented times are challenging for everyone – right from students to professionals and employers. While students are worried about how they will land their dream jobs, employers are worried about finding the right talent during the lockdown. Face to face interviews have become impossible and so, many colleges have put their placements on hold. But the IIMS placement during a lockdown situation was different.

Technology has come to the rescue at IIMS Pune. One of the best colleges for MBA and PGDM in Pune, IIMS has thought of a creative solution to help students get placed in spite of the lockdown situation. The placement season is usually at the end of the last semester in a post-graduation course and the second-year students at IIMS were looking forward to high packages and good job offers from top MNCs.

Placements During the Pandemic

Since March, the pandemic started growing in the country and by the end of the month, everything was shut. While many employers withdrew job offers given to other professionals and reduced their hiring efforts, the placement team at IIMS pulled up their socks and thought of unique ways to make interviews possible for the students and employers.

Over the last few years, IIMS has developed an exceptional rapport with MNCs and global giants in the corporate sector. This has been immensely useful in current times. Also, there is a strong alumni network for the college that is working at some of the top positions in leading organizations. As a result, IIMS could achieve what many other colleges couldn’t. They could reach out to business leaders and convince them to continue the placements even in the lockdown situation.

Technology to the Rescue

Luckily, most of the students and faculty members at IIMS Pune are highly tech-savvy and continue to think of innovative and creative solutions to solve complex challenges. That’s why the team came up with a smart solution for the placement dilemma. Although companies were unable to come to the campus during the Covid-19 pandemic, the placement team coordinated online interviews for various students.

These include Zoom calls, webinars, and video conferencing for students and employers. As a result, the interviews became possible and in fact, many students excelled in the online interview and got an instant positive result. During these tough times when we all need some motivation and determination to move forward, getting a job offer from your dream company can be a total game changer.

A New Beginning

Placements at IIMS Pune during the lockdown situation have been successful in many ways. Not only has the college proven to companies that they are highly evolved and tech-savvy, but also made new beginnings possible for students during these tough times. Many of the students at IIMS are also joining their companies during this lockdown. Even though they will be working from home initially, they will learn a lot about the company and operations in this period.

IIMS placements 2020 continue during the lockdown situation and this is one of the most positive and happy news for students. Employers are delighted to endure their placements and find the right professionals to take their business forward.

Stay home, stay positive and stay safe in this pandemic. Keep reading about your subject, learn new skills online, and you will find new ways to make the best of this time.