The students of TAPMI had this opportunity to be addressed by Mr. Kaustubh Bhadbhade, Senior Manager- Human Resources at Persistent Systems Ltd. on 14th of July 2014.
Persistent Systems is a global company specializing in software product and technology services. Persistent has a global team of more than 7,500 employees worldwide including offices and delivery centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. Persistent develops best-in-class solutions in key next-generation technology areas including Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobility and Social, for the telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, and banking & financial service
The session was very interactive with students asking a myriad of questions. Mr. Bhadbhade gave the students insights on what a recruiter looks for in a candidate. Coming from a mechanical background and currently heading the HR department, Mr. Bhadbhade has worked in a variety of roles. He told the students to take everything in life as a challenge. He believed that there is no career path that an organization could offer but the one should craft a path for oneself. He stressed that the journey is more important than the destination.
He gave clarity to students who would be appearing for their placement this year regarding expectations from the industry. He gave numerous examples from his life and times at various organizations and how he handled difficult situations.
Mr. Bhadbhade then the organization culture at Persistent Systems Ltd. He went on to explain how the company is handling various clients and the future prospects of the organization. The session came to an end with the Placement Committee of TAPMI sharing the vote of thanks and presenting the guest speaker with a memento on behalf of the TAPMI family.