In this age of highly global competitive market and uncertainty in the employment, skills take you far and the impressive academic grades are no longer enough to ensure a bright career. To improve your future job prospects as a fresh graduate, you are required to develop non-cognitive soft skills such as language and communication skills, personality development skills, management skills and behavioural skills. Academic education is important, but it is not going to guarantee you a good job.
However, the non-cognitive skills definitely give an edge over the degree. Also, the soft skills, which are highly neglected by most of the students, play a vital role in enhancing the attributes like persistence, self-discipline, focus, confidence, teamwork, decision making and so on. Multiple qualifications with no soft skills won’t be able to fetch excellent employment to the students.
One best instance to point the light towards this growing trend has been the buzz that Google, the biggest global search engine, considers GPAs and test scores as worthless criteria when it comes to hiring the freshers. General cognitive ability is the main thing Google looks for and not the intelligence quotient. Over the intelligence quotient, the firm prefers to hire someone who is capable of applying logics and the right skill set to come up with a better solution.
The essential non-cognitive skills educate the students about ‘how to apply’ what they’ve learned inside the classroom. Trust me, the resume of an individual boasting UG/PG degrees might be shortlisted for an interview, but the soft skills will definitely help him/her to get the job. These skills prepare you to meet the emerging demands of the job market and raise your chances of getting hired by the top recruiters.
Considering the urgency of non-cognitive skills, Sharda University has integrated a multidisciplinary curriculum, which is focusing strongly on communication skills, analytical skills, foreign language skills and technical skills of the students. The university not just imparts the best education, but it provides the students with the most conducive environment to study, learn, improve and imbibe the best practices. It provides an ideal ground to all budding professionals and prepares them to deal with the challenges of the real corporate world.
Sharda University aims towards the holistic development of the students for an overall growth as a strong individual. Special interactive classes, guest lectures, workshops, seminars, brainstorming sessions, group discussions, role-plays and lots of extra-curricular activities are conducted at the Greater Noida campus of Sharda University to groom the students and enhance their confidence levels, making them industry-ready professionals with a well-rounded personality.