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Internshala Trainings, the e-learning arm of Internshala, recently published a report highlighting the tendency of young graduates to acquire professional communication skills. The platform has seen a massive 90% increase in registrations for communication skills training over the past year.
Interestingly, 63% of all training registrations were made by female learners from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad. It is a strong indicator of how women are constantly striving to learn effective communication skills, focusing on fluency and pronunciation, avoiding communication barriers and mastering their oral, written skills. , presentation, communication in English and interpersonal for the workplace.
The report also suggests that 49% of all registrations were made by learners to acquire a new skill. This can range from understanding the importance of body language and mastering active listening skills to learning how to write resumes, write cover letters, write emails. or essential maintenance skills. 30% of the learners’ goal was to secure an internship or job in the future after honing their communication skills in the workplace.
The demand for business communication skills has also increased exceptionally among employers hiring for various corporate or home-based internships in 2020-2021. Over 62,000 internship opportunities, posted for popular profiles including content writing, business development (sales), marketing, social media marketing and digital marketing, required fluency in English (spoken and written) as a major skill. This was 41% more than what employers were looking for in 2017-18.
According to the report, when applying for internships in popular profiles, in 2020-2021, more than 6.46 lake students mentioned knowledge of English (spoken and written) as a major skill on their resumes.
Academic consulting institutions, ed-tech platforms, startup service providers, marketing and advertising companies, and online media organizations were the main recruiters seeking English proficiency in applicants for the job. most of their internship needs.
Emphasizing the importance of business communication skills for new age learners, Sarvesh Agrawal, Founder and CEO of Internshala Trainings said: âThe ability to express and document ideas, give and seek feedback constructive, collaborative work, effective listening and empathy. , is essential for finding a job and developing a career. Young graduates, looking for new career prospects, must know how to communicate professionally to adapt to different organizational cultures and work environments.
âOur short-term, self-paced trainings are designed to empower learners to improve their essential interpersonal and written communication skills for the workplace. Advice from leading industry experts and hands-on exposure through real-world assignments and projects help learners achieve their career goals. He added.
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