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KICS and IEEE COMSOC Lahore Section Arrange Seminar on Job Hunting in Gulf Countries

IEEE COMSOC Lahore Section and KICS arranged a seminar on the topic of ‘Job Hunting in Gulf Countries’ for the students of University of Engineering and Technology Lahore on 16th November, 2016. The event was held at Seminar Hall in KICS, UET, Lahore, where Ms. Majida Khanam was invited as a speaker to deliver the lecture. She is a gulf-based human resource professional, who runs a recruitment firm called Ribat International Overseas Employment Agency.

The event started with the recitation of Holy Quran followed by the welcome note delivered by Mr. Kashif Bashir, Chair IEEE COMSOC Lahore Section and Manager HUTIC. The host of the event Rizwan Naqvi then presented the introduction of the speaker. Later Ms. Majida began her lecture with a special focus on how to find jobs in local and overseas markets such as Gulf States. She went on revealing the ways to grab job opportunities overseas. She explained the difference between assumptions and reality, which the students or job seekers often stumble upon when slipping into finding jobs in the market.

Ms. Majida insisted the job-seekers to focus on the strategies to be adopted while seeking the jobs overseas and even in local market. She gave the tips as to how one can stand out among the crowd. She told the students to narrow down their choices while they were on the verge of job hunting. She mentioned to zero in their target before they go out for job fetching.

She told the students to make professional CV, since this was what was seen first, as resumes were the mirrors of one’s skills and education. Ms. Majida also pointed out the importance of social networking and social media, as the use of these platforms happened to be the best in grabbing the best opportunities in the market. The big importance of the job portals was also revealed at the occasion. In the end, she mentioned the ways to get prepared for the interviews.

The event was closed with the distribution of the appreciation certificate conferred to Ms. Majida by Mr. Kashif Bashir and Mr. Usman Munawar. KICS’ tradition of taking a group photo was also observed. Want to see the photos of the event, enjoy the picture gallery by clicking this link https://goo.gl/cJfU9T