On 26th Nov ’12 AXA Business Service team visited Arunodhaya Trust and conducted Employment Engagement Program for the STeP beneficiary. 35 STeP students along with their centre administrator and employees of Smile Foundation took part in this event.
As a part of the curriculum under Smile Twin e-Learning Programme, the visit is initiated to provide a better perceptive of working environment to the students. The students received a very warm welcome from the staffs and were briefed about production process and Human resource management. Details including eligibility criteria, selection norms, and training and expansion opportunities in the company were shared with the students. The team also participated in awareness campaign along with the local community people and mobilized maximum number of youths about the importance of education and livelihood programs.
The main objective of coordinating the program was to prepare the beneficiaries mentally to take up challenges and get themselves ready to enter the job scenario. It would help the students to be to well acquainted with the present working culture of various sectors and helping them to choose the better career option according to their preferences. The whole program was very motivating as it ensured the beneficiaries that they should be enthusiastic about getting involved in such training programs as it is very important to find creative and meaningful way for them to participate so the efforts can really make a difference. They should feel that they have a positive role to play in their life and hence work hard in achieving that goal. The program was very informative and the outcome was useful as it helped the students to take the right decision about their career. The visit initiated for the students was considered as a best way for learning through their exposure.