Vijay Eswaran is QI Group executive chairman based in Hong Kong. QI Group is a multinational firm with established offices in Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and other branches in several countries.
It deals with broadcast communication, luxury, management of conferences, e-commerce, and the management of properties. The company recently ventured into education by establishing a University in Malaysia.
Job Seeking Mentality
Besides his organizational roles, Vijay is famous for his motivational speeches and book authorship. He has written various books which include; “In the Sphere of Silence” and “In the Thinking Zone” that was released in year’s 2005 and 2008 respectively.
In a recent forum, Vijay discussed on various tips students should keep in mind when seeking jobs. He suggests that universities and colleges should emphasize on job creation rather to job seeking mentality to their students. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://www.qbuzz.qnet.net/blog/2016/01/26/qnet-founder-vijay-eswaran-speaks-world-economic-forum-2016/
Vijay Eswaran challenges the students to be serious and innovative since the rate of technology change is very high. He points out that of late, application of artificial intelligence, robotics, and many other technologies have changed the way of doing things. Hence, there’s need for students to focus on the advances in technology.
Match Your Qualification
Vijay advises job seekers only to consider taking job opportunities that match their qualifications. That is supported by the fact that, they will be able to gain experience and learn more from challenges on their right levels.
Vijay also discusses on job selection in the category of firms or companies age of establishment. He argues that every choice can have challenges.
For well-established firms or workplaces, there exists an expectation of performing tasks in certain ways. He encourages job seekers on adapting to startup working environments since they give room for creativity and innovation despite the challenges.
He suggests that creating new ideas and implementing them is one of the best options. In this, he emphasizes that start-ups should develop self-discipline by entering into a contract with the idea they create and then focus on expanding the idea to become the job creators.
Vijay Eswaran holds a degree in Socio-economics from the London School of Economics and a Masters in Business Administration from South Illinois University. Back in Malaysia, he worked for various companies which included COSWAY (M) Sdn. Bhd. He later co-founded the QI Group in 1988