MBA Department, VIDYA JYOTHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY in line with BUSINESS LINE, HINDU has organized a guest lecture on 22-12-2015 by Mr.Kotapati Prabhakar Rao, Sr Director, Capital IQ on the topic “IMPRESS THE RECRUITERS” in its own campus. While introducing guest speaker of the session , Mrs. P.Suneela Bharathi, Associate Prof, MBA Dept said that recruiters assess MBA students at various levels and different rounds to test their capabilities and skills just like as customers do check for 4 C’s while purchasing diamonds. Hence they should have clarity about what recruiters are expecting from MBA job aspirants and given assurance that today’s guest lecture will clarify all their doubts. S&P CAPITAL IQ is into data analytics to support investment managers ,investment bankers, wealth managers, marketing agencies M&A advisors and other regulatory bodies including a 4200+ clientele. Its main products and services includes desktop research, screening, real time market data, valuation, portfolio management, financial modeling, quantitative analysis & more. Many students are still in dilemma and are having no right focus in choosing their career goal. They concentrate only on marks. That’s the reason why companies are not hiring them as most of the students are lacking self analysis and the effect of such career dilemma is that less than 5% are employable. Mr. Prabhakar Rao in his speech advised students to Think like an employee, Behave like an employee, and Become an employee. The speaker stressed on common mistakes committed by MBA students in an interview while establishing their positive attitude, enumerating their initiation. Also he explained the attributes that are assessed in an interview, prior preparations required before an interview, the necessity to know about the company and job description. Finally he added recruiters search for leaders that are creative, initiative, expressive, communicative, committed with which MBA students can” IMPRESS THE RECRUITERS” All the participants expressed their happiness and given excellent feedback that the lecture has ignited their spirits and now they are confident enough to attend any interview.