GUWAHATI, Dec 12: Assam Down Town University (ADTU) Guwahati organised the 7th edition of its annual ADTU Job Fair for students across India. Notably, the fair provides an annual platform for recruiters and young talents, and this year saw 3,500 job seekers taking their shots at over 50 reputable organisations present. The companies include Adani Group, Dabur, Byjus, Britannia Ltd, Marico Ltd, Topcem, Hike Education, Radisson Blu, Narayana Hospital, Lulu Group India, and many more. According to ADTU’S placement manager Rimjhim Baruah, there’s an opportunity for everyone at the fair.
Territory Manager for Dabur, Mintu Kumar Rai said that the ADTU job fair provides an umbrella for recruiters and students to connect with one another. “We’re currently hiring sales profiles and the response has been fantastic. I find this job fair very well organised and beneficial for everyone,” he noted.
The first panel discussion on “Impact of Covid-19 on-campus hiring: how to hire efficiently” kicked off with Saumar Choudhury, regional senior HR manager, Air Asia moderating the session. Panelists included Pubali Borthakur, director, People, and Talent Operations, Zaloni; Dr Nikhil Agarwal, CEO, IIT Kanpur (FIRST, AIIDE and C3i Hub), FICCI; Rahul Dugar, manager – HRBP, Byju’s; Dhananjoy Mazumdar, manager HR, Marico Limited; and Dr Ashoke Kr Roy, director, Regional Resource Centre for the North Eastern States.
The second panel discussion on “Impact of Covid-19 on-campus hiring: digitalisation on-campus recruitment” saw the presence of Debargha Deb, Head HR, North Zone, Dabur India Ltd; Tridip Sarma, chief people officer, North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB); Renee P Kashyap, HR manager, Britannia Industries Ltd; Dr Anil Kapur, president, Meghalaya Cement Ltd; Rameez Ahmed, HR manager, Radisson Blu, Guwahati; and Aparajita Baruah, area manager, HR, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd.