ISLAMABAD: As many as 50 organisations attended the Career Fair 2018 held on Wednesday at Air University.
On the occasion, HR representatives belonging to various sectors conducted the recruitment drives simultaneously. The purpose of the career fair was to allow organisations to meet potential employees in an informal setting.
Air University Vice-Chancellor Faaiz Amir, while expressing his views, said that the fair offered an excellent opportunity to learn general information about ongoing job trends. He was of the view that it is also a way to explore career opportunities within a variety of organisations under one roof.
He thanked the companies for their active participation and urged students to avail the opportunities proactively. In connection with Career Fair, special guest lectures were also delivered by renowned motivational speaker Abdul Rafay Athar and HR expert Ehtisham Khan from Rockville Technologies.
Career fairs are equal opportunity events for job seekers and employers alike, said an HR representative, acknowledging that career fair provides Air University students and participating organisations a common platform for interaction. The HR representative also provided the students with some career advice, counselling and shared the requirements of the job market.
PTCL, NayaTel, ZTE, Huawei, Zong, Kohinoor Textile Mills, Shifa Foundation, WWF, NESCOM and UBL were participated in the event along with some other prominent companies among total fifty participating organisations. Chinese organisations including China Pakistan Educational Cultural Institute (CPECI) and DWG Group also took great interest in the career fair.
A large number of students studying in final semesters of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, computer sciences and social sciences participated in the event. On the occasion, souvenirs were also distributed among the participating organisations.