KSOM Knowledge Dialogue Series Webinar Held on “Cracking Interviews with Ease”

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Even the best of students tend to get nervous while facing interviews and it is well established that a bad case of nerves can lead to serious interview mistakes.

The Student Counseling Cell of KIIT-DU, in association with KIIT School of Management (KSOM), organized a webinar on the topic “Cracking Interviews with Ease” on 26th April 2021. The webinar aimed to equip students with tips and tricks to avoid mistakes and excel at interviews.    

The context of the webinar was set by Dr. Sucheta Priyabadini, Director, Student Counseling. She elucidated the purpose of Counseling and the Counseling Cell and the extra efforts the Cell is putting in to keep the morale of the students high, especially during these trying times of the pandemic. Dr. S. K. Mahapatra, Director, KSOM welcomed the guest speaker and participants.

The guest speaker, an alumna of KSOM, Ms. Aparajita emphasized the importance given by Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS towards the wellbeing of all students. She went on elaborating on aspects such as ways to increase chances of cracking interviews and garner confidence before an interview. She underscored the basic skills required to face interviews with ease. She also explained the necessity of follow-up with the recruiter by the candidate so as to be clear about the answer.

Ms. Aparajita is a Recruiting Leader with 13+ years of experience in building and leading high-performing organizations. She is responsible for developing and executing talent acquisition strategy for the Amazon AWS Platform business. She excels at building and managing recruiting teams, and currently owns global headcount goals for a 2,000+ employee business at seven sites across five countries.

The webinar was lucid, interactive and structured into two parts: preparation before an interview and during the interview. It was participated by more than 150 students. Prof. Isa Mishra facilitated the webinar.

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