It is extremely essential that you are well prepared for an interview. We have defined six easy pointers to a successful interview in '6 Ps'. These are broadly identified for simple recollection and are not exhaustive. Click on the download button below to know how to prepare for an interview
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Leading the way in Client assistance, Cram has a 24*7 helpline where our clients regardless of the time or severity of the issue can call in to get their matter resolved. CRAM ensures that its clients remain satisfied even after the project has been delivered which has helped escalate our reputation amongst top IT & software service provider in India.
CRAM’s Business assistance initiative helps foster the growth of its clients business by providing realistic solutions and setting realistic deadlines to meet the demands of its customers such as remodeling of their current systems, reengineering their existing website, their service software’s etc.
Since its inception in 2006, CRAM has been providing tailor made services and assistance and consistent representation of their issues while working on regeneration of their business as well.
Let us help you serving better , if any issue is there.
Invest little and grow with us:
Assuming that money came walking to you without working or without making your “own-self” industry ready is a little too much. CRAM realizes its responsibilities and provides opportunities to interns, fresher and to clients willing to either invest in Cram or invest in themselves while facilitating cram to nurture their all-round growth.
CRAM facilitates training and internships on the ground of applicants’ basics and learnability seeing which if interns/ fresher’s invest a little amount on themselves @ CRAM, the aspirations and ambitions of their investment will pay highly in today’s market. CRAM also facilitates investments from capable clients who wish to aggrandize CRAM’s business. These investments could be intellectual investment, efforts investment & time investment etc.
• INTELLECTUAL INVESTMENT:
Intellectual capital today is considered an asset and is summarized as knowledge or collection of all informational resources a company possesses which can be used to generate monetary profits, gain new customers, gain competitive advantage, and create new products or strengthening the business. Intellectual Capital has now been categorized as true capital cost. Cram needs such intellects who can invest their talents in CRAM thus channeling a growth medium for the company as well as themselves.
• INVESTING YOUR TIME & EFFORT:
As the saying goes “If you really want to know where you destiny lies, look at where you apply your time.”
Time is the most valuable asset you don’t own. One may or may not realize but how one utilizes their time is going to be the best indication of what future becomes for them. You become good at something only by working hard at it and once you become good that thing takes the shape of your passion and you start enjoying it more.
CRAM realizes that candidates who follow their efforts have the best chance of succeeding even in the most stressed work situations. Thus time and effort becomes an important factor in scaled growth. And Cram welcomes such talents.
FREELANCING PROJECT WORK OPPORTUNINTIES FOR STUDENTS:
At CRAM, opportunities are also provided to choose your work and not be a clock-watcher. Cram provides freelancing work giving you a more challenging work and also enabling you to earn a little extra at the same time thereby helping you do the work of your choice by breaking the monotony some face at day jobs. Freelancing at cram will help you inherit projects of your stronghold and work with us without setting the day job.
Talented students possessing what we look for have an opportunity to be an asset for us and at the same time earn as per the complexity and skills involved in the project. Demand for IT related services has risen multifold and companies have thus become comfortable working with freelancers delivering best of their services. Freelancing @ CRAM also is a lucrative opportunity for already employed professionals who want to have their skills sharpened while earning extra. The mode of payment will be direct to bank account and with successful & satisfactory completion of each project we will rate our freelancers and their credibility thus will be considered for further freelance projects in future.
Cram has enormous opportunities for the deserving business professionals who can contribute up to a great extent through their talents and industry applicability. Lots of financial rewards and a gamut of other perks are for those who have the undiluted business commitments as per the standard protocols of the corporate world.
How to make a good impression
Generally, you should:
• answer questions clearly and concisely;
• ask relevant, thought-provoking questions at appropriate moments, as this can show that you're genuinely interested in the role and really listening to the interviewer;
• avoid talking about any personal problems;
• be well-mannered with any staff that you meet before the interview;
• display positive body language, speaking clearly, smiling frequently and retaining eye-contact;
• don't badmouth any previous employers;
Tips for controlling your nerves
Nerves can make you forget to do things as simple as listen. This can result in you being thought of as unfriendly or inattentive. Some ideas for combating nerves include:
• being aware of the interview's structure, and the fact that they often begin with easier questions such as 'tell us about your time at university';
• pausing before answering a difficult question to give yourself thinking time, or asking for clarification if, at first, you're unsure what the question means;
• putting everything into perspective, reminding yourself that the worst thing that can happen is you not getting the job;
• taking deep breaths and not speaking too quickly;
• thinking about positive and happy experiences before the interview starts, and visualising yourself in complete control during the interview.
Remember Body Language ,avoiding bad Habit.
• While the content of your interview responses is paramount, poor body language can be a distraction at best or a reason not to hire you at worst.
• Effective forms of body language smiling, eye contact, solid posture, active listening, nodding.
Having a solid and effective resume can greatly improve your chances of landing that dream job. Information That Every Good Resume should Contain the Following Tips :
STEP 1: Know the purpose of your resume
Some people write a resume as if the purpose of the document was to land a job. As a result they end up with a really long and boring piece that makes them look like desperate job hunters. The objective of your resume is to land an interview, and the interview will land you the job (hopefully!).
STEP 2 : Choosing a Proper Lay out for Resume
Chronological resume: Best for those who have mostly worked in the same field Follow the below Order for chronological Resume:
1. List your employment history.
2. Provide information on your education.
3. Add additional sections as needed (Job specific skills,).
Functional Resume: Best for those who cannot show a steady career progression.
Follow the below Order for Functional Resume:
1. Education’ or ‘Skills,
2. Awards, and Achievements.
Combination Resume: Best for those who have specific skills and wish to highlight how they were acquired. (For Fresher Mostly)
Follow the below Order for Combination Resume
1. Education details
2. Graduation Project Details (If Any).
3. Information on your skills, awards, and achievements.
STEP 3 : Skills, Responsibilities and accomplishments
These Details should highlight your skills and your ability to do the job for which you are applying. Here use the proper Verbs for that describe your responsibilities.
STEP4:- Achievements instead of responsibilities.
Resumes that include a long list of “responsibilities included…” are plain boring, and not efficient in selling yourself. Instead of listing responsibilities, therefore, describe your professional achievements.
Grow yourself in professional manner
In order to increase the chances of getting promoted to the higher positions than others of your skills and experience level, you have to projects yourself in such a way so that company’s senior executives could recognize your unique contribution to the company’s growth; you will see yourself excelling far beyond your peers.
Here are five effective techniques to help you do just that:
1.) Show you can organize — Maximum percentage of the people even who are the skilled around the globe is – to waste many hours because of being unorganized. Project yourself in well organized way to your superiors by organizing your workflow efficiently to get your recognition.
2.) Show you can use technology — In the tech driven business scenario, technologies are in demand so demonstrate your working knowledge of latest technologies whether online project management software of base computer, you will be one step ahead of those not as proficient as you are.
3.) Show you can execute — Many workers have a good talk game, but the one who put strong values and ethics into practice have actual growth so show your worth through your work in your area of expertise whether software development, networking, marketing sales, business promotion, or any other aspect of running a company, business leaders will consider your credit to the company as much higher than someone whose claim to fame is business theory rather than experience.
4.) Show you can adapt — The technology field is rapidly growing and evolving every day, so it’s of paramount importance that you showcase your ability to quickly adapt to the fluid modern workplace. So you should be flexible enough to adapt the new changes as per the requirement of the industry need.
5.) Show you can work together — Demonstrating that you are capable of understanding and utilizing cloud-based software such as online document sharing can be seen as a valuable asset to any company. As collaboration software continues to see explosive growth in the online space, more and more organizations are recognizing the need to employ and promote those who can best leverage the functionality of such cooperative solutions.
Using the above steps, you can consistently demonstrate yourself in a professional manner and certainly increase your employment likelihood among your colleagues and deserve the promotion to the next position in the company’s verticals. Adaptability and agility in the fast-paced business world are essential.
A Note to the institutions
There are many positions in the Cram to work with, so decide the position in which you can contribute to the company greatly. Cram ask the institution to recommend the names of the students who can demonstrate their real contribution in their desired area of interest of any business activities like software development, creative designing, testing, project management , business promotion, hr, marketing, and financial management. Therefore branch-wise some students should be recommended on the ground on the ground of their skills like Coding, Designing, Testing, English Communication, Core Technical skills, HR, Marketing, and Business Development. The institution is in touch of the students as they have been there for their study so Cram expects the host institution contribution in regard of placement and selection of the right person for the right post as the students have been involved in various activities during their academics like designing, printing of placement brochure, developing and executing placement strategy, conducting recruiting survey, interacting potential recruiters, Organizing career counseling session, placement presentations at various companies, developing and maintaining corporate database and coordinating in all activities related to the placement so the institution can play a vital role in the selection of the right person for the right position which will create the credible relationship with Cram technology.
Guidelines for selection and Placement (Job Aspirants)
“Right person for the Right Post” so decide the position where you can contribute to the company’s growth.
“Undiluted commitment” company have the firm commitment to you to give all types of facilitations to you on account of getting value added services and the same commitment from your end to the company i.e. that must be undiluted so there is no place for “I will try my level best to do”.
“Justify your financial rewards/salary through your work” but by your words only
“Dilute courtesy in your attitude and behavior” and always be ready to take the additional responsibilities for the company’s contribution.
Always follows work ethics & never involve in any personal activities during working hours.
Good Dress sense and comfortable communication with the recruitment team ammeters a lot in your placement.
Proper attention to the Company’s PPT & talk of the company’s representatives.
If possible involve in the general follow up of recruiters, their guidelines and other instructions carefully.
Be sincere since registration to the employment till the final selection and decode all the information appropriately and correctly.
Always remember company is taking you to make the company’s dreams true through your right contribution so do not expect everything from company like training, money other facilities on the ground of your mere degree.
Make them realize that you are sincere, honest, skilled, prompt, disciplined, obedient, and productive and result oriented dynamic individual.
Understand properly the job profile.
Under no circumstances, the students will behave un-professionally with the company’s representatives. No irrelevant queries should be raised to the company. If a student breaches this code, he/she may be debarred from the final placement at the campus as attitude matters a lot in your selection.
The student who receives an offer letter from the company shall join the company as per terms of offer letter.
It will be responsibility of a student to keep his/her resumes updated with Placement Cell. If any falsification of data or serious misrepresentation of information is found in the CV or registration details of candidate which may influence the chances of selection, he/she will be immediately removed from the placement process.
On- Campus Drive Assistance
Cram Campus Placement is a recruitment program conducted within educational institutes or in a common place to provide jobs to students pursuing or in the stage of completing their graduation or post-graduation. In this program, Cram representatives visit the colleges to select qualified students. Cram Technology has tied up with the leading organizations to test the right professionals to the company where each round has a specific purpose and a candidate has to undergo certain rounds and then on the ground of his/her overall performance, the decision of their selection is taken by the company’s HR deptt. This is the unique approach which is adopted by some certain companies which believes in innovative research. The selection rounds that Cram keeps for candidates are given below:
• Aptitude Test
• Technical Test
• Attitude Test
• English Communication Test
• Descriptive skill test
• Group Discussion
• Interview – Personal/Technical
• HR Interview
Cram visit college campuses every year for recruiting fresh graduates. Companies normally recruit fresher by On-Campus Recruitment OR Off-Campus recruitment:
• On-Campus recruitment: In On-Campus recruitment, Cram’s Representatives visit the recommended colleges on the ground of HR Deptt. Communication and conduct the placement rounds & selects the deserving candidates for internship and final selection to the company.
• Off-Campus Recruitment: In Off-Campus recruitment, candidates apply to Cram for recruitment on their own. The companies select the candidates based on their academic performance. Shortlisted candidates are given call-letters for the selection Process. Normally Off-campus recruitments are conducted for large number of candidates at a major city location. The pattern of selection remains the same as that of On-Campus process.
Usually Cram academic criteria is throughout 60% without active backlog but the students who are other than this they have to afford the placement evaluation charges @ 398/-INR to the GPES A/c (third party placement rounds’ evaluation company) which is clarified during the pre-placement talk of the Cram to the college.
Cram Placement Tests can be conducted in Paper format or in a Computer-based format.
The aptitude test normally includes OMR questions based on:
(a). Quantitative Ability (b). Data Interpretation (c). Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (d). Logical Reasoning (e). General Knowledge and Current Awareness
(ii)Professional (Technical/Management) Tests:
The technical test, as the name suggests, is designed to assess your subject knowledge in your area of specialization (for eg. CSE, ECE, IT, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Management etc.).
(iii)English Communication Test:
To test the vocabulary, frame of sentences, grammatical error detection & correction, antonyms and synonyms based questions are asked in this test.
(iv)Descriptive Test- During this test company will test you descriptive skills i.e. your narration skills.
(v)Attitude Test- There might be questions related to your hobbies, dreams, interests, future planning, ethical values, and an individual state of mind and related to the nature and behavior of human being which will help the company analyzing the individual personality and his/her contribution to the company.
Purpose behind Stage-1 Rounds
A Job Aspirant may have some special talent equipped with certain attributes which can bring the great contribution to the company so Cram does not deprive the deserving candidates on the ground of their academics so if anyone feel to prove in any desired field, he/she can apply by affording the placement evaluation charges and their selection will depend on the overall performance of an applicant. So the Students who qualify the stage-1 rounds move to stage-2 rounds.
Group Discussion is a tool used by Cram to gauge whether the candidate has suitable communication and group-team skills that it desires in its members. In a Group Discussion, a group of applicants is given a topic, situation or a case study, and then asked to discuss the topic amongst themselves for 15-30 minutes. The rationale behind this exercise is that when a group is given a task to accomplish within an unstructured situation, they will try to accomplish it by establishing some order or structure. In this process, they will reveal some of their personality characteristics.
Interview - Technical:
In a technical interview, you will be asked questions based on your area(s) of specialization. It is important for you to have a sound knowledge on all your subject areas while preparing for such an interview. The objective of such interviews is to judge how well-informed you are in your subject areas - especially the ones that you claim to be your strengths/favorites.
In a personal interview, you will be asked questions that will assess your clarity of goals, self-awareness and whether you have a well-rounded personality. This interview is an opportunity for the candidate to market oneself - by showcasing your strengths in terms of skills, knowledge and personality traits to the prospective employer.
On late project completion by CRAM what will your team do to make for Client’s time loss?
Cram has an unmatched team of developers headed by expert project managers handling project works to help you succeed without costly delays, risks, or conflicts. However if any such inconvenience occurs then Cram will do its best to provide you hassle-free solutions by putting extra efforts.
How do I apply for a job at Cram Technologies?
• We at Cram prefer to receive electronic candidate applications. Please be advised that we do not accept unsolicited approaches from recruitment agencies on your behalf.
• Your application should include a summary of your employment, education and experience, plus any other information that you think we would be interested in knowing about.
• You may send us a general application to express your interest, or choose from one of our many advertised vacancies and make a specific application to a position.
• Due to the volume of candidate applications we receive, those that are specific applications for an advertised 'current vacancy' will be given first consideration.
02 How do I apply?
It's easy and simple to apply for jobs at Cram Technologies. You can log-in to CRAM's career portal and post your profile http://careers.cram.com/index.aspx
03 What happens after I apply?
• After applying at CRAM you will be screened depending on whether you are a fresher or experience holder.
• You will receive an ID card and job credentials.
• If you choose to send us a specific application (e.g. a currently advertised vacancy) we will retain your details in our system so that we may contact you at a later date.
• If you are being considered for the role, we will call and inform you of the next steps.
04 What happens if I send a general application?
• If you choose to send us a general application (that is, not relating to any of our currently advertised vacancies) we will retain your details in our system.
• Due to the volume of general applications we receive, we are unable to provide everyone with 1 to 1 follow-up and suggest that you save our Careers Site address in your 'Favorites' so that you can check in on new opportunities regularly.
06 While scrolling through CRAM’s openings I found a job suitable for someone else, can I share details online?
Yes, you can most certainly share a listing with people who you think might fit the bill. Thank you, we appreciate it!
I sent my profile at CRAM TECHNOLOGY, what will happen next?
The profile will be stored into our system and will be assessed & screened by our recruiters for current openings. Finding the profile suitable for the job opening you will be contacted about further stages and if there are no job requirements matching your profile your data will be stored in our database for 3 months and for that duration our recruiters will keep screening your profile for new openings.
08 Will I be considered for a job in future if I don’t get selected at first attempt?
Yes, as per policy, you can re-apply after 3 months from the date you last attended the hiring process.
• What should I do first when I reach the Cram campus?
Please present yourself at the reception area and mention that you are a new joiner. You will be given a temporary pass. Please ensure that this pass is always worn and visible on your person inside the campus. Your reporting will be followed by document collection & verification.
02 What dress code is allowed at CRAM?
The dress code is formal on all days except Fridays where smart casuals are allowed. The men may wear trousers/shirt and closed shoes. Ladies may wear trousers/shirt or Indian formal wear. Open t-shirts, cargoes, capris or casual wear are not permissible under the CRAM dress code.
03 Are Cram’s training and project location same?
Not necessarily - the project location depends on the business requirement that you are allocated and the allocation will be communicated to you in advance.
06 Could we take leave during the training?
No - You are expected to be in training for the complete duration, as applicable.
05 Are there any formalities that I need to complete before joining CRAM?
Yes, there are a few formalities which are mandatory and have to be completed before joining CRAM. Please refer our Welcome e-mail.
04 What do I need to bring at CRAM after joining as intern?
You will need to bring your computer, there will not be any study material during the training. You need to carry a pen and small notepad to take down important notes.
09 What are the reimbursements we can claim for travel?
Please retain your travel tickets along with a photocopy as this would be required for processing reimbursements. If you are travelling in a group, you can submit a photocopy of the ticket for reimbursement.
07 Is there a canteen facility in the office?
Yes, there are multiple options to choose from at the office canteen. Tea and coffee is also available.
08121110 Are there any suggested areas to stay in?
The stay will depend on your training/work location. We will inform you of the training/project locations in advance to enable you to plan for long term accommodation.
13 Can my joining date be postponed in case of emergency?
We advise you to join us on the scheduled date. For emergencies you may e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org supported with valid reason and documents (if any). We would reply to your request within 48 hours based upon business availability.
14 Do I need to carry the service and/or reliving letter from my previous organization?
Yes - As part of CRAM’s integrity policy we would need you to complete all the formalities with your previous employers, as applicable.
15 Can I bring my parents during joining?
Sorry, as a part of security measures, parents cannot accompany you during your joining formalities.
18 Would you assist in opening a bank account?
We will assist you with opening your CRAM salary account during your joining formalities.
17 Would I be eligible for maternity leave?
Expecting women employees would be eligible to avail maternity leave upon completion of 80 days from the date of joining.
16 What is the difference between date of reporting and date of joining?
Freshers who undergo Project Readiness Program (PRP) training would need to report a week prior to their effective date of joining. This helps in early completion of their joining formalities and helps us plan the training schedule.
Candidates are requested to utilize the days after completion of their joining formalities to plan on their accommodation and daily travel arrangements to office/training location.
Candidates who join the business units directly may need to join immediately after completion of joining formalities. Please refer our reporting e-mail for specific details
. • o 01 02 What is the selection process for entry level/fresher candidates?
It is a three stage recruitment process for entry level hires: A) Aptitude Test B) Technical Interview & C) HR Interview. Each stage is an elimination round.