British Council Employers’ Fair concluded with its last event held in Islamabad after conducting one-day fairs in Karachi and Lahore. Ufone said that it remained the key participant and the most sought after employer amongst the youth and students visiting the fair at all three stations.
The Ufone team present at the fair provided career guidance and resume writing tips in order to enhance the skills of fresh graduates. It also shared actual vacancies available at Ufone alongside the interviewers also interviewed potential candidates.
Tahir Husain, a Master Trainer at Pitstop International, present at the event appreciated Ufone for offering Graduate CV Coaching services. “The students showed great interest, appreciated the help and guidance on best practices. They left motivated having learnt new techniques, and confident of their chances of getting a job brighter than before,” commented Tahir Hussain.
Syed Zulfiqar Ali Zaidi GM Human Resources Ufone said, “Events like these help identify potential employers for returning graduates while at the same time nurture our commitment to giving talent a fair chance. It is indeed a very welcome initiative by the British Council.” Ufone believes that partnering with the British Council is a key step in reversing the brain drain, and bringing back our intellect to Pakistan, he further added.
He interviewed several candidates to give maximum opportunity to the fresh graduates to gain experience at one of the largest and leading cellular companies of Pakistan.
Nadia Kamran, Country Head Education UK at British Council Pakistan hoped to sustain and strengthen British Council’s partnership with Ufone for similar future events in 2014 and 2015. She said that such corporate initiative will help in bridging the gap between Pakistani students studying in the UK and potential employers in Pakistan.