Guest lectures form a significant part of curriculum at Rai University, Ahmedabad aiming to add valuable practical and subject related knowledge for students. Mr. Rahul Singh, Assistant Manager HR from Xceleris Labs Pvt. Ltd. was invited as the key note speaker on the topic “Recruitment Strategies” at the guest lecture conducted by the Corporate Resource Cell on 11th February, 2015.
Mr. Rahul Singh is an HR professional with more than five years of overall experience dedicated in the field of Human resource management. He is involved into leading many significant initiatives pertaining to Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Performance Management, and organization development & employee engagement.
Mr. Rahul Singh initiated the topic in a light tone and opened the session by delegating full freedom to the students to interact freely and participate in the discussion. He opened the talk with a small idea, sharing the process of HRM, different activities conducted by the HR Department and continued in depth regarding different ways and means by which a recruitment activity is undertaken and asked basic HR questions which were confidently answered by the students.
The session was taken towards its conclusion with the speaker stressing on the difference between an ideal hire and a bad hire citing the interesting example of “one bad apple, spoils the basket” and also a motivational story regarding the entry of Parsees in India. Interestingly, the students could answer a large majority of theory related questions which was appreciable. The lecture helped to clear the student concepts on Recruitment and HR and also passed on useful insights on modern day corporate expectations from candidates.