BANGALORE: Post-graduation students of Bangalore University, who interacted with members of Taiwan’s Taipei Computer Association, were left quite impressed.
Central Placement Cell (DRISHTI) of Bangalore University had invited delegates from Taipei Computer Association for the interaction. Prithvi a student, told Express, “Through the interaction we got to know the opportunities in Taiwan and they explained the skills they needed.”
“We understood that it is important and helpful to learn an alternative language to understand the culture of that particular country if we are looking at getting a job there,” said another student.
Ihuan Lee, director, Taipei Computer Association, gave a presentation on the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in Taiwan. “The job market in the ICT industry in Taiwan is vast. The industry looks at software, system design engineers, sales and marketing staff. Industries in Taiwan gives preference to Indian talents studying in Taiwan,” she said.
Lee also advised the students to do a self-study. “Students should do their self-study and it is important to asses employability on your own. Over 4,000 ICT-related industries are associated with the association and they offer jobs in India too,” said Lee.
The major criteria that Taiwanese companies give importance to are domain knowledge in ICT, sales and management skills, cross-cultural communication and language skills.