About the book
You can give lifetime employability by training people, by making them adaptable, making them mobile to go other places to do other things. But you can’t guarantee lifetime employment.”
– Jack Welch
This a well researched book in soft skills describing the significance of soft skills for students to enhance their employability skills. We have more of unemployability than unemployment problem. Although students are smart at technical and other skills they find it tough to grab employment opportunities due to dearth of soft skills. Companies are also firing their employees for lack of soft skills. The book helps:
• Emphasize significance of soft skills for students globally.
• Coordinate among various stakeholders such as industry, campus, faculty and educational institutions for better employability among students.
• Bridge the gap between the classroom and the corporate.
• Students become plug and play recruits.
The book is meant for students, educators, recruiters, researchers, trainers, consultants and all those who have passion to acquire soft skills for their professional success.
About the Author
Professor M.S. Rao rose from humble origins. He is recognized as one of the world’s leading leadership educators, authors, speakers, coaches and consultants. He has three decades of experience in leadership development and conducts training programs for various corporate and educational institutions. He is a Success Coach and Motivational Speaker and delivers Guest Lectures upon request. He is a specialist in Soft Leadership. His areas of interest include Leadership, Learning and Development and Soft Skills.
Professor M.S.Rao is the Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants, India. He is the author of 11 books including Soft Leadership - Make Others Feel More Important, Spot Your Leadership Style – Build Your Leadership Brand, Spirit of Indian Youth – Soft Skills for Young Managers, Secrets for Success – Failure is only a Comma, Not a Full Stop, and Soft Skills - Enhancing Employability. He has published more than 200 papers and articles in international publications such as Leadership Excellence, Leader to Leader, T+D Magazine (ASTD), Personal Excellence, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, Emerald, Sage, Academic Leadership (US), The Journal of Values Based Leadership (US) to name a few. He is the Advisor for Board of Global Leadership Awards Committee – Malaysia and honored as the panel of judge for Global Leadership Awards – 2011