Your Job Readiness Index is %
|S.No.||Enabler||Significance||Impact||Target||Actual||JRI - This||Pointers|
Marks echo your willingness to work hard. Efforts only can turn an idea (or raw material) into a product.
|2||Certifications (Concepts & Design)||
Certificates indicate overall understanding and depth of a particular competency. Certificates elevate chances of getting interview calls. If students can spare little time, they can achieve couple of certifications in parallel to academics.
Q. No. of external technical certifications you achieved?
No product can be called complete without meeting non-functional requirements like Performance, Security, Accessibility, Supportability, etc. At industry, non-functional areas become one of the Exit Criterias to release product to market.
|4||Tools (Smart Work)||
To increase productivity and to control quality and cost, industry mandates appropriate tools and ‘Tool Usage Index’ is one common metric. At industry, students take considerable time to adopt tools in the project environment. Open-source tools can be explored from first year itself to master few tools.
|5||Teaching Hours (Subject Matter Expertise)||
At student phase, knowledge may be in dots. Teaching will raise the understanding on ‘Why” portion and End-to-end knowledge of a given topic.
|6||Magazine Hours (Domains & Technologies; Solutions)||
An important goal of education is to gain the expertise of solutioning. Reading weekly/monthly magazines in the given domain/technology will help to understand on how subject is put into solutions.
|7||Guided Path (Better Return on Investment)||
Guide plays critical role in: Creating awareness on global opportunities. Challenging the potential; Effective planning, monitoring and reporting; Minimizing Rik of Failure; Nurturing strengths and areas of improvement; Overall better return of investment for the Time, Effort and Money spent by student.
|8||Mini Projects, Proof of Concepts (CTQ & S)||
Opportunity to learn: Plan overall project covering CTQ (Cost, Time, Quality), design modules, implement, quality control, effective reporting, teamwork, metrics/KPIs, customer satisfaction.
|9||Presentations in Tech Events (Student to Professional)||
This is the third level of maturing the competency. Learning academics, teaching, and then presenting in technical events. Facing the audience beyond the homogeneous environment and questions will help raise the thought process, competency and boosts the confidence.
|10||Internship (More with Less; Customer Success)||
Industry is the place of integrating the potential and resources to offer effective solutions to problems (or requirements) of customer. More output with less time, less cost, better quality, and better usability will be demands at industry.
|11||Analytical (Solve Self)||
Ability to analyse situation / environment, identify root cause, explore options, identify optimum solution. Hiring manager’s favourite is, problem solving skill.
|12||Expressiveness (Final Goal Post)||
An ultimate differentiator (and sufficiency condition) for winning.
|13||Workshops, Seminars (Wisdom)||
Exposure to world of wisdom, best practices, and how great minds (and experience) think & apply. More connects help more learning in future.
|14||Extra Curricular Activities (Empathy)||
Indication of: Your Empathy; Gratitude to Society; Ability to work in teams and lead team(s); 1. Association or membership with Academic/professional orgs; 2. Volunteer & service activities; 3. Program Management of events; 4. Cross Culture/Heterogeneous events (beyond campus); 5. Arts & Sports;
|15||Self & Mock Interviews (Avoid Transmission Loss)||
No regrets for missing to answer known things in the interview. SMIs help to reduce anxiety nervousness in the interview. “Script Readiness": Be ready (and practice) at least 25 questions you expect in the interview and prepare at least 5 sentences answer for each question.
|16||Innovation (Ideas; Impactful Value Addition to world)||
World has reached to the current comfort by passion, hard work and sacrifice for generations. You want to be a Consumer or Contributor?