We all know how hard it can be to get that first opportunity and how being a junior in the industry is not easy. It’s expected of you to have experience before even starting your career, and sometimes these expectations can seem unrealistic. As a recruitment specialist at Jarvis, I understand these challenges firsthand. That’s why I am dedicated to identifying exceptional talent and providing them with valuable opportunities to join our training program, which plays an important role in securing their first job.
The Necessity of Bridging Classroom Learning and Practical Projects
Throughout the years, we have recognized the importance of bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world projects. We know that having book knowledge alone may not be enough when it comes to dealing with real-life situations. At Jarvis, we understand these challenges and have designed our training program to tackle them in a comprehensive way specifically.
Tailored Training Approach
Our training program is carefully designed to last anywhere from 2-4 months and is specifically created for recent graduates in STEM fields. We take a combined approach that focuses on developing both technical and important soft skills. By creating a realistic work environment, we give trainees the chance to gain hands-on experience by working on projects that solve actual business problems. This helps them apply what they’ve learned in theory and improve their skills through practical exposure.
The Significance of Soft Skills
At Jarvis, we also understand the importance of soft skills. That’s why we focus on helping trainees further develop them. They work closely with dedicated career coaches who provide guidance in areas like communication, leadership, and problem-solving. These coaches play a big role in shaping the trainees’ professional growth and preparing them for success in their careers.
Beyond the Training: Jarvis’s Commitment to Continuous Learning
Additionally, our commitment to the success of our trainees extends far beyond the confines of the training program. We provide them with access to a wealth of resources, online courses, and networking opportunities to support their ongoing professional development. This ensures that our trainees continue to enhance their skills, adapt to evolving industry trends, and remain at the forefront of their respective fields.
Bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world projects presents a significant challenge for trainees. However, with Jarvis’s Technical Consulting Program, we offer a comprehensive and holistic approach to address this challenge head-on. By providing an immersive and genuine work environment, prioritizing the cultivation of soft skills, and facilitating exposure to authentic projects, we ensure that our trainees are fully prepared for the successful transition into professional roles. With our support and dedication to their growth, we equip our trainees with the necessary tools to excel in their careers and make a lasting impact in the industry.
Talent Incubation Specialist
Amila Duranović is an HR generalist at Jarvis - she hires Candidates for Jarvis's Technical Consulting Program.
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Jarvis is a leading IT consulting firm headquartered in Canada that provides total talent solutions with ongoing partnerships across North America’s top financial institutions, cutting-edge startups, and major technology companies.
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