LinkedIn selects Jain University as one of its placement partners
22 January 2016
Jain (Deemed-to-be University) tied up with LinkedIn today at its JGI Knowledge Campus to herald a new era in campus placements. This unique tie-up is beneficial to the students and recruiters alike and makes the entire placement process a hassle-free experience for all the stakeholders involved. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Easwaran Iyer, Director of Placements, Jain (Deemed-to-be University), emphasized on the need to keep pace with the future. “I was brought up in an era where I had to wait for fifteen years to get a telephone connection. Our young generation is lucky, today they have technology at the stroke of a button and all they have to do is to constantly upgrade and keep pace with the future,” he said.
Achint Parekh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, LinkedIn, explained the reasons for choosing Jain (Deemed-to-be University) for this exclusive tie-up. “When we looked at Indian universities, Jain (Deemed-to-be University) really stood out, whether it is in terms of infrastructure, recruiter satisfaction, or the quality of students. We are looking at a long-term partnership with the University,” he said. Vijendra Singh Thakhur, Product Education Specialist at LinkedIn, explained the entire process of creating attractive profiles in LinkedIn to the students. He gave the students effective tips on tailoring the LinkedIn profile in such a way that it attracts the recruiters and grabs their attention. Students, once they are logged into their accounts can look up the alumni connected with a particular company they intend to be placed in and build connections. Students can also check out prospective recruiters using their profiles and get the latest alerts regarding placements from the LinkedIn App.