Business Studies Department in its continuous endeavor to provide students with appropriate knowledge and skills related to the job market, organized a guest lecture on the topic ‘How to be Job Ready’ on Thursday 14th March. OJT and Industrial Link Committee along with Student Development Committee organized the lecture. Ms. Eiman Said Al Malki- Assistant Specialist Business Support from Omantel was the resource person on this occasion.
Ms. Eiman started the session by discussing different stages of getting a desired job. She mentioned that a good CV is the first step towards anyone’s dream job. She introduced the students with different types of CVs for specific jobs. She insisted on being very systematic while preparing the CV. In this regard, she discussed some golden rules of building a strong CV and also shared her experiences as a recruiter, how they select or reject candidates based on their CVs.
In the second part of her lecture, Ms. Eiman spoke about the importance of communication skills during interview in getting the preferred job. She presented different types of interviews with some good examples from her own experience. This session was more interactive and fun filled as the speaker introduced the students some important and common job interview questions. Ms. Eiman encouraged the students to answer these questions and finally she corrected them with the right kind of answers.
It was a well-received lecture by the audiences. This lecture helped the students in knowing the basic tools and techniques of ‘How to be Job Ready’ after completion of their studies. Dr. Amit Sharma, Lecturer and Coordinator OJT and Industrial Link Committee thanked Ms. Eiman for sharing her valuable knowledge and experience with the students. He also handed over the appreciation certificate to the guest speaker. Dr. Anbazhagan Ajaganadam, Lecturer from Marketing section was also present at the session.