Poor English hinders Career Growth for many Indian students
Speaking and understanding English well increases your chances of getting a great job that promises a bright future
According to a Times Group news article, it has been found that poor English gets in the way of career growth for many Indian students despite of them being qualified otherwise. This is especially true for students in rural areas and the ones from smaller towns as their living environment is not conducive to English conversation.
Most students do their schooling in the vernacular medium and the sudden change in the medium of teaching into English at college leaves them in the lurch. And this very discomfort with the language acts a major stumbling block especially while looking for a new job.
In order to address this issue, various soft skill training centers and English training institutes have come up in various parts of the country. In fact, even some regular colleges too have recognized this need and are offering communication and soft skill programs.
Ajay Sharma, who recently graduated from Bareilly, says, “Although I am able to clear most of the qualifying tests, I often face difficulty during face-to-face interviews and group discussions due to my poor English conversation.”
On the same note, Harmeet Sethi, a soft skill trainer opines, “I feel so disheartened to see knowledgeable and skilled candidates getting rejected due to poor language skills. However the good part is that this challenge can be addressed through proper guidance and training.”
Related: 5 Ways to Improve Your English
Studies indicate that candidates who are proficient in English:
• Stand a higher chance of getting selected for job.
• Are better able to communicate their abilities.
• Score better in group discussions and personal interviews.
• Leave a lasting impression among the interviewers.
MeraJob.in organizes English improvement workshops from time to time. These workshops are free of cost and even include tips for clearing job interviews. Get in touch at 092-666-1-5555 to know how MeraJob can help you secure your dream job and fulfill your career.
You may like to read this
MeraJob October 21, 2015
How do you choose what to Read?
In our article titled ‘Do you Read?’, we had discussed the importance of reading and provided some insights on how it improves your English. In this article, we will be focussing on improving our English reading skills and improving the overall understanding of English through reading. Here are...
Gaurav Jain July 4, 2015
5 Reasons to Work for a Startup over a Corporate Job
"Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel uncomfortable when you try something new" - Brian Tracy Working for a Startup can be significantly different than working in a defined role in an established company with set processes. It is demanding, unsettling and fun ...