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Some Interesting Insights into Campus Placements

You’ve probably heard about and are aware of Campus Placements but how much do you really know about Campus Placements?  Can you honestly say that you have a clear understanding of Campus Placements? Well if you’re looking for more information or are interested in improving your knowledge about the same, then you’ve come to the right place.

Keeping this in mind, here are “Some Interesting Insights into Campus Placements.” But before we go in to the nitty-gritty of things, it is important that we get a basic understanding of Campus Placements. So let’s begin by asking the basic question, “What is meant by Campus Placements?”

Meaning of Campus Placements

The term Campus Placements is also known as Campus Interviews. Hiring companies between the ranges of Small to large size usually hold such events, with an effort to meet their requirements and to provide job to fresh candidates who have completed their courses and might be on the lookout for obtaining employment. They select candidates that meet their requirements and that possess the skills, ability to work, capability, focus and aim. It is similar to a Career Fairs and is also known by another name i.e. Campus Recruitment.  Campus Placements have various types.

Types of Campus Recruitment

There are various types of Campus placements namely, On – Campus, Off – Campus, Online Campus, Pool Campus Recruitment, Project Placement and Student Internships.

On – Campus

When we talk about On – Campus placements we are referring to the general Campus Recruitment where we have companies making a presence at an Educational Institute.

Off – Campus

This type of recruiting is done by applying directly to company job specs and visiting the company websites.  A sub – type of this is Pool Campus Recruitment.

Pool Campus Recruitment

This form of recruitment is conducted within a group of colleges and is for students from different institutes. It is mainly conducted at a common institute or at a public place with several students attending that too form different institutes.

Online Campus

This basically refers to conducting interviews and interacting with potential candidates on a virtual platform, in layman language using the internet.

Project Placement

This is mainly done by companies with the objective of hiring students who need to conduct a project as part of their course structure in the interiors of the industrial environment.

Student Internships

As the name suggests, it is mainly done as an internship program where the selected students are recruited as interns rather than as an employee.

Objectives of Campus Placements 

Based on all the information mentioned so far, you can probably guess what these might be like but even so I’ll mention a few.

  • Company Branding
  • Build a Good Reputation
  • Clarify doubts and rectify rumours spreading around about the company i.e. negative reviews
  • Check out the skills and the kind of candidates in the current market

These are however just a few of the various advantages that companies, employers and recruiters have for conducting such events. You can probably add a few more or check out our other related blogs to learn some more about the various reasons why such events are held. Well you can always mention your views in the comments section.



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