KARACHI (Web -Desk) On Thursday, the Training and Development Council (TDC) held its first conference— a business initiated by alumni of University of Karachi pertaining to student creative and innovative development in their future aim.
The conference was headed by Co-founder Muhamamd Tabish aimed at bridging the gap between graduates and the corporate sector. The workshop was arranged at Prof. Riaz-ul-Islam Audio-Visual Centre in Department of History, UoK.
The workshop was conducted on the topic “How to Present Yourself”, primarily aimed to guide students that how they can represent themselves in their resumes/CVs.
Prof. Dr. Nasreen Afzal, Chairperson of the History Department was invited as a chief guest for the first workshop of TDC. The workshop was conducted by two proficient trainers who have command on their fields; Mr Syed Muhammad Ali and Mr Shujaat Abdul Qadeer. The workshop was also attended by Miss Aysha Khan, a Lecturer at NUML who motivated participants and members of newly established company.
The trainer, Mr Syed Muhammad Ali is a Corporate Executive. He said CV is a “Customise thing”, as it specifically mentions key attributes of an individual relate to the job requirement and his skills. Further elaborating what should be written in the resume, which is usually ignored by majority of job aspirants. He also shed some light on the need to decide the career path of student’s interest and goals. He delineates about the different component of resume, which includes a cover letter and a separate CV.
Mr Shujaat Abdul Qadeer, a Human Resources Executive in an esteemed organization, joined workshop as a trainer.
He shared stories and experiences regarding what kind of CVs he receives on daily basis and what skills and qualities a candidate should possess and showcase when he or she applies for a job. Mr Qadeer identified the emerging trends in the marketing sector which he compares to the resume writing and stress upon the need to market or present oneself through their resume. He guided students regarding the questions people ask at interviews.
At the end of the workshop, the Chief Guest endowed token of appreciation to the trainers. The certificates were presented to all participants after hi-tea.
The workshop guided the participants through the ins and outs of CV writing and presentation skills required for job