Tuesday, January 29, 2008
We’ve got an XLer who’s posted on the Official Google Blog, and thereby becoming the XL blogger with the largest audience for a single post (note that the blog has an estimated 638,000 readers!)
Manoj Verghese XL pmir 97, head of HR Google India posted this some days ago.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
In an impressive prelude to the annual placement season, XLRI Jamshedpur has announced a total of 57 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs), translating into corporate invites for one-third of the batch even before signing into the Placement season.
The offers ranged across a varied spectrum of verticals – from Strategy Consulting to Investment Banking, Corporate branding to Human Capital, and Technology Management to Corporate Finance.
JP Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Reliance Capital and Axis Bank were some of the leading recruiters in the Finance Domain who deemed it fit to offer Trading, Investment Banking, Treasury, Commercial Banking, Equity Research, Human Resources and other coveted roles to students right out of their summer internships.
The Hay Group, Ernst and Young, Hewitt, Mercer, TAS, the Aditya Birla Group and Deloitte were among the recruiters vying for a piece of the Consulting, Human Resources and General Management pie in the batch by confirming their interest in interns.
Unilever, Procter and Gamble, Asian Paints, ITC, Cadbury, and Nestle were the leading FMCG and consumer durable majors that snapped up trainees choosing to pursue a career in marketing, branding and sales.
Microsoft, CTS, IBM, and a host of systems majors were pleased to extend offers in Business Development, Human Resources, and Marketing to students.
‘’While the performance of our students was no surprise in itself, and justifies the recognition accorded by the Industry, the offers are hopefully just the beginning, and set the tone for a robust placement season’’, said Prof. Uday Damodaran, Placement Coordinator, XLRI.
In addition, with more Pre-Placement Offers yet to come in, and Pre Placement Interviews scheduled over the next few weeks, the number is likely to see a significant increase as the students enter the Lateral Recruitment Programme and Campus Recruitment Programme.
- source the XLRI News Network ;-)
Monday, January 07, 2008
New year is ushering in change at B-schools too. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubneshwar and Xavier Labour Relations Institute of Management, Jameshedpur have got new Directors at the helm of affairs.
Former Director of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubneshwar (XIMB) Fr E Abraham has taken over the charge as new Director at Xavier Labour Relations Institute of Management, Jameshedpur on Jan 1, 2008. Father P T Joseph is the new Director of XIMB. He assumed the charge at XIMB on December 26, 2007.