Your exams are over, and you are waiting to see the fruit of your labour. You worked hard for it and now is your time to sit back and relax, which you deserve! At the brink of your college years, you must be excited about life after college? This is the time to make decisions that will help shape your career.So, what better way than to learn something that will give you an edge over your peers?
You might be wondering that what is the point of a post-exam break if you still have to commute every day to a training centre to learn a new skill or spend an exorbitant amount of money that you could instead use to buy cool new things for yourself? Well, the answer is simple—Online training.
Firstly, it offers convenience and flexibility i.e you can pursue and complete the training as per your availability and get a certification in less than a month. Secondly, you won’t be spending an exorbitant amount of money on learning something new. For online training, companies do not incur any expenses in offline activities as the students’ aim is to learn so the cost of the training only involves the cost incurred in developing it.
Listed below are some of the trainings that you can enrol for and learn skills that will help you in the long run.
- Business communication:
Having good communication skills will give you an edge over your peers. Good business communication isn’t just about having proficiency in spoken and written English but also having great interpersonal skills that will help you in various stages of life – an audition for a club in college or an interview for an internship or job, it will help put an impression that will last for more than one meeting.
- MS Excel:
It is one of the most basic tool of MS office with a vast use in the personal and professional career. It will help tabulate, calculate and put forth your ideas in a structured manner. Almost everyone has an idea about MS Excel but the basic knowledge will not suffice in terms of longevity. This is a great skill to learn and master irrespective of which career you wish to pursue in the future.
- Digital marketing:
Do you remember a commercial that left a lasting impression on you and you still can’t seem to forget the product? Well, that is marketing done right! Training in this will help you in knowing your audience and reaching out to them through the best medium.
It will come in handy in college or after – for conducting an event or reaching out to influencers. It will also give you a glimpse of the management side of things.
- Programming with C & C++:
Basic level programming languages that are used whenever a better command of hardware is required. It is a quintessential language as it lays the foundation for other programming languages. Online training will help you get acquited with the basic techniques of integrating function sets, the general method of the architecture of business solutions, and generic application development.
- Core Java:
It has been derived from the C-language and since its inception, has been a commonly used language. It is frequently used as an enterprise-level software or in complex business problems because of its efficiency. It involves Java Virtual Machine (JVM), which helps in converting the code and Java Runtime Environment (JRE), which helps in execution of code.
- Web Development:
All the work that goes behind in developing a website is called Web Development. It helps in making simplest to the most complex websites on the web. There are two kinds of web developer specialization: front-end developer and back-end developer and they deal with the layout and visuals of a website, and the functionality of a website respectively.
As a prospective job seeker, it is essential for you to put yourself ahead of others and realize your forte. It will make a great difference in your career if you realize the key areas that you need to work on and transform them into your strength.
There is stiff competition out there and merit alone will not help you in realising your dream. Online training is a great opportunity to learn new skills at home and increase your chances of getting employed later. So, how will you be spending your post exam break?
About the Author: Sarvesh Agrawal is the founder and CEO of Internshala, an internship and trainings platform (internshala.com)