Soft Skills – Enhancing Employability: Connecting Campus with Corporate, 1/e
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Soft Skills – Enhancing Employability: Connecting Campus with Corporate, 1/e

Author : M.S. Rao
© Year : 2010
ISBN : 9789380578385
Pages : 256
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.33   kg
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  • About the Book
  • Salient Features
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

This is a very timely book. With the world still reeling from the aftershocks of the global credit crunch. Professor M.S Rao offers a number of extremely useful maps to young people who need to navigate the territory of creating their own success in organizational life. He also offers practical help to the reader to develop the soft skills that are so vital in developing effective working relationships.
- Anne Gimson, Managing Director, strategic Developments International Limited U.K. and Editor, Development & Learning in Organization - An international journal.
Here is a book which fills a certain vacuum, Professor M.S. Rao unravels the significance of soft skills and provides guidelines to acquire them. A must-read book for all aspiring managers.
Vinod K. Dikshit
Managing Editor - Indian Edition, Leadership Excellence.
"The Direction in which education starts a man will determine his future". - Plato
Currently there is a wide chasm between the campus and the industry. There is vast gap between the art and the craft. The book helps in connecting the campus with the corporate by bridging the gap between the campus and the industry and by blending both the art and the craft.
It helps you understand and appreciate both soft and hard skills. It differentiates between unemployability and unemployment. It enlightens you about the expectations of employers. It equips you with tools and techniques to enhance your employability. Finally it builds your confidence and competence to bag your coveted job.
The book is divided into three sections. Section I deals with various aspects of soft skills and what constitutes soft skills. Section II outlines the current challenges in the Indian educational system. Section III emphasizes on overcoming the challenges. It unveils the secrets and strategies in enhancing employability.
The book concludes that an integrated and coordinated approach by all the stakeholders such as educational institutions, educators, students, recruiters and parents is essential in enhancing employability among youth.
The book is beneficial to all those who would like to enhance their employability skills and also to educators, employees, educational institutions, recruiters and above all students.

Salient Features:

  • The subject matter provides the reader with tools and techniques to enhance their employability quotient.
  • Each chapter incorporates several features, with learning objectives and chapter outline.
  • Provides key terms, brainstorming exercises, and activities for evaluation and practice at the end of the chapters.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
SECTION ONE—SOFT SKILLS
01. Introduction
02. What are Soft and Hard Skills?
03. Communication Skills: Heart of Soft Skills
04. How to Improve Your Body Language?
05. Interpersonal Skills
06. How to Enhance Your Listening Skills?
07. How to Sharpen Your Writing Skills?
08. Presentation Skills
09. Soft Skills and Johari Window
10. Conflict Management Skills
11. Assertiveness for Resolving Conflicts
12. Change Management
13. Stress Management
14. How Can You Excel as a Leader?
15. How to Build Successful Teams?
16. How to Motivate Yourself?
17. Negotiation Skills
18. How to Enhance Your Creativity?
19. Managing Your Time
20. What is Mentoring?
21. Corporate Etiquette
SECTION TWO—CHALLENGES
22. Challenges in Indian Educational System
23. Soft Skills at Workplace
24. Soft Skills for Managers
25. Addressing the Challenges in Management Education
26. Blending Both Art and Craft for Effective
Management Education
¬¬SECTION THREE — ENHANCING EMPLOYABILITY
27. Employability Skills
28. Can Soft Skills be called Employability Skills?
29. How to Enhance Your Employability Skills?
30. How to Improve Your Soft Skills?
31. Training and Grooming
32. Teaching vs. Training
33. Soft Skills Training
34. How to Write Your Resume?
35. Interview Tips for Freshers
36. Common Interview Questions
37. Participating in Group Discussions
38. Enhancing Employability in Management and
Engineering Students
39. Robert Katz and Soft Skills
40. Conclusion
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

M.S. Rao :- Prof. M.S. Rao has 29 years of experience. He is a trainer, teacher, author, orator, editor, mentor, researcher, and consultant and leadership practitioner. He is an MBA, MA, PGDBM, PGDCLL, BSc, and DME. He is a Corporate Trainer in Leadership Development conducting training programs for various corporate and educational institutions. He has trained more than 4000 people. He is a Motivational Speaker and delivers 'Guest Lectures' upon request. He is a specialist in Soft Skills and Leadership Training. His areas of interest include Leadership Development, Soft Skills, Corporate Training, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Training and Self-improvement.

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