Soft Skill Trainer of Auxilium College
Maria George Rajesh Thomas
No.4/75, 2nd Street, Thanthai Periyar Nagar, Ayanavaram,
Chennai 600 023
Mobile # 98410 94508
Born on 3rd September’1972
■ MBA (HR) University of Madras, 2003
■ B. A (Economics), Loyola College, 1995
■ Railway Mixed Hr. Sec. School, Chennai, 1990
■ Don Bosco Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Tirupattur, 1988
Technical Education ■ Certificate in Computing – IGNOU
o Independent Soft Skills Trainer, Feb’2011 till date.
■ As an Independent Soft Skills Trainer – associated with and conduct programs for the clients of Evolv (An NIIT
Company), NIIT, Expertus, FYMC, Everonn and Ethnus
■ Conducted training programmes for employees of L&T, Wipro, Birla Soft, CSC, Ericsson, Siemens, Winergy, Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon), Maruti Suzuki, Apollo Health Street, Maersk, Daikin, NIIT etc.
■ Programs conducted by me for above clients are: Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Presentation Skills, Team Building, Coaching and Feedback, Negotiation Skills, Sales Skills, Customer Relationship Management, Time Management, Goal Setting, Personal Development, Business Etiquette, Campus to Corporate etc.
o Chief Trainer cum Project Coordinator with Don Bosco Vazhikatti, Apr’2004 – Jan’2011
As Chief Trainer of Vazhikatti Project
■ Coordinate in-house and onsite training programs in Soft Skills for final year graduates, post graduates and job seeking youth
■ Prepare Training Schedule
■ Prepare Training Budget
■ Identify competent in-house and external training resource to conduct programs
■ Deliver majority of the Soft Skills programs for the target group
■ Conduct Train the Trainer program for Internal Trainers
As Project Coordinator of Vazhikatti Project
■ In charge of Project Activities of 7 Sub Centers across six Districts of Tamilnadu and one Union Territory, Pondicherry, involved in – Career Guidance, Job Placements, and Entrepreneurship Training.
■ Conduct periodic reviews and offer any support required
■Coordinate with DMOS COMIDE Belgium Government Funding Agency, principal sponsors, and send periodic Activity Reports
■ Chief Coordinator of Kalaignar 85, 86 and 87 Job Fairs (in the years 2008, 2009& 2010 across Tamilnadu). Coordinated with Ms.Kanimozhi, MP, Fr.Jagath Gaspar, CII, NASSCOM, FICCI, and Several Corporate
o Youth Trainer with Don Bosco Vazhikatti May’2001- Apr’2004
■ Conduct Workshops on Goal Setting, Values, Decision Making, Empowerment etc for college going and job seeking youth
■ Train job seeking youth on employability soft skills
■ Coordinated and conducted above with team on campus, and at centre
o Career Counselor with Don Bosco Vazhikatti, May’1998 – Apr’2001
■ Conduct Career Guidance Workshops for Schools and Colleges
■ Executed Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Test for above group
■ Coordinated Career Exhibitions
o Counter Sales Executive with Godrej GE (at Spencer’s & Viveks) Feb’1996 – Apr’1998.
■ Counter sales of Godrej products
■ Handling Customer queries and post sales follow-up
o Direct Sales Representative with Eureka Forbes Ltd, May’1995 – Jan’1996.
■ Sales Representative Euro Clean Vacuum Cleaner
■ Sales Representative (Concept Selling) Euro Air
■ As Chief Coordinator of Kaliagnar 85, 86 and 87 organized and coordinated India’s Largest Job Fairs across Tamilnadu in the years: 2008, 2009 and 2010. In which more than 500 companies and 2,90,000 job seekers participated, and 1,00,000 were offered employment.
■ Instrumental in creating a Job Placement Network for Vazhikatti catering to the requirements of its sub centres located across Tamilnadu.
■ Most Preferred Trainer for Vazhikatti Programs by clients.
■ Conducted career guidance programs for 15,000 plus Higher Secondary Students and Final Year College Students
■ Trained 5,255 college students on soft skills.
■ Trained more than 1,500 plus teachers on Teaching Skills
■ Conducted Train the Trainer program for 750 Vazhikatti Inhouse Trainers
■ Coauthored a book on life skills and career guidance titled ‘Vetri Uruthi’.
■ Panel Leader to the Asian Seminar on “Peace and Understanding” held in Taipei, Taiwan between February 26 and March 08, 1992 representing India.
My Assets: Unmatchable Energy, Excellent Communication, Influencing Skills, Good Sense of Humour, Original Thinking, Creativity and Team Spirit.
Other Interests: Playing Key Board, Cooking and Reading
Academic Year 2016-17
Soft Skill Training Program:
Soft skill training program was held for B.Sc Physics, B.Sc. Bio-Chemistry and Micro Biology on 02-07-2016 and 03-07-2016.
Around 120 students from the Department of B.Sc Zoology and B.Sc Maths participated in the soft skill program on 23-07-2016 and 24-07-2016.
Details of Students placed in the Academic Year 2010- 2016
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