• Thursday, Jan 21, 2021
  • Last Update : 01:14 am

Day-long career fair held at ULAB

  • Published at 12:16 am October 28th, 2018
career fair
Jobseekers in their hundreds visited the job fair organized on the main campus of University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB) at Dhaka's Dhanmondi on Saturday, where 34 businesses, including banks and multinational firms, participated Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Participants set up stalls to offer suitable jobs to prospective students from different universities

The Career Services Office (CSO) of University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB) hosted a day-long job fair titled “ULAB Career Fair 2018” on Saturday on its main campus in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. 

A total of 34 companies from different sectors, including banks, national and multinational NGOs, educational institutes, telecommunication, RMG and FMCG industries, took part in the fair.

Participants set up stalls to offer suitable jobs to students from different universities. ULAB students and alumni got the opportunity to join spot interviews that was offered at the fair.

Besides, seminars and workshops on digital, job and career marketing were held at the fair, which continued till 5pm.

Barrister Nihad Kabir, president of MCCI and a Supreme Court lawyer, was present at the ceremony as the chief guest, and Musharrof Hossain, president of Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) and founder and president of the Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organizations (FBHRO), was present as the special guest. 

Prof Imran Rahman, special adviser to the ULAB Board of Trustees, gave the welcome speech. 

Addressing the event, Nihad Kabir advised the students not just to seek jobs, but to eventually develop their career. “Everything is not just about yourself,” she said, requesting everyone to contribute towards the betterment of the society and the country as well. 

Musharrof Hossain advised the students to be more active in leadership activities so Bangladesh can achieve the middle income country status very soon. 

He emphasized on developing skill-based knowledge and linking up academia and industry for the job seekers, and said private universities are playing significant role in the job sectors.

Md Sazzad Hosen, senior principal officer, HRM at Walton, told the Dhaka Tribune:  “We opened our stall at 9am and already received many CVs. We plan to call them later. We have plans for a good number of recruitments in future in different sectors including HR, sales, IT and marketing, so we are looking for CV from students.”

Sabrina Ahmed, another participant in the career fair from Augmedix, said: “We took part to collect CV from students and advertise our activities. Any students from any department of education institutions can apply here.”  

“You know that Augmedix is a Silicon Valley-based company that uses Google Glass to connect US doctors with Bangladesh-based scribe assistants. Now we are appointing 30 people every month in the scribe sector. We will appoint 5,000 people for scribing in the country,” she added. Iztihad Mossadeque, a finance department student of ULAB, said: “I dropped my CVs at the stalls of Acme, Augmedix, Akij, Brac and Eastern Bank Ltd. The job market is very competitive; I have been trying to get a job for a long time – long after completing graduation.”

ULAB Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Jahirul Haque, who delivered the closing remarks, handed over crests to participants and partner organizations. ULAB faculty members, administrative members, employers, journalists, and prospective graduates were present. 

59
Facebook 55
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail