The Department of Social work organized an expert lecture on The Role of HR in IT Industries on 25th June 2016.The speaker was Mr. Tom Stanley (Head HR, Airwana Technologies, Bangalore).
The session on 'The Role of HR in IT Industries' began with the speaker, Mr. Tom Stanley highlighting the significance of planning, forecasting and anticipation in HR. He emphasized on how industrialization has now resulted in decreased mental health which increases the scope of social workers in IT industries. The resource person further shared his experiences in the HR setting which helped the budding social work trainees contemplate on the skills and qualities required for a HR professional. The expert session saw an array of questions being raised by the students irrespective of their specialization which reflected their understanding of the HR setting. The session was truly interactive and served its purpose by giving the students a glimpse of the challenges and qualities required within the setting.