Ahmedabad Mirror | 3 days ago | 23-09-2022 | 05:08 pm
September 22: Chitiz Agarwal, the founder and CEO of Company Bench, discussed the importance of new-age skills in a recent panel discussion broadcast on CNBC Awaaz. The discussion was a part of the show “Consumer Adda”, where experts from the corporate world are invited to share their views on aspects related to business and technology.Hosted by Mr Manoj Srivastava, Mr Agarwal was joined by two other panellists – Mr Sunil Goyal, the Managing Director of GlobalHunt and Neha Bahl, the Director of IC3 Institute. The experts talked about the change in the skill sets over time and the need to stay in tune with the ongoing changes in the corporate world. Over time, the skills required to occupy almost every position in an organization have changed, with digitization playing a major role in the same. The panellists discussed how the new-age business trends had altered the skills every professional should have to thrive in the industries they want to work in.On being asked about the importance of new-age skills for aspirants who cannot manage to get into prestigious educational institutions, Mr Agarwal said that the norms of getting qualified are changing with time. Talking about the IT industry, he discussed how aspirants no longer need a stamp of approval from prestigious educational institutions to get high-paying jobs in the industry. New-age IT skills depend solely on the capability, passion, and dedication of professionals.Further, Mr Agarwal gave an example of how young students in the US start their careers in the IT sector without waiting for their high school grades. He implied that the new-age IT skills like software development, architecture design, UI/UX design, consultancy, etc. depend only on how dedicated an aspirant is to learning and mastering them.By sharing his thoughts about the increasing relevance of modern skills with the onset of digitization, Mr Agarwal restored faith in IT aspirants willing to build their careers without having passed out of prestigious educational institutions.