Where jobs are found free of nepotism, favoritism

ISLAMABAD: Dec 13- Hundreds of students, unemployed youngsters as well as employed professionals landed at the “Job For All 2012” fair in order to explore avenues of bright careers for themselves. The event was organized by Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Islamabad campus where more than thirty national and multi-national companies set up their kiosk to capture the talented and skilled youngsters purely on merit. The event was open for all and students of different public and private universities as well as ambitious youngsters had an equal opportunity to directly interact with the hiring managers and submit their CVs. Job seekers having interest and experience in different fields including banking, marketing, information technology, communication, medicine and engineering participated in the fair.

The event offered an atmosphere free of nepotism and favoritism where the fittest could be picked for jobs best suited to them. After due evaluation, the companies selected several applicants and promised them jobs while a large number of CVs were collected for consideration to offer suitable jobs to the applicants at a later stage. Highest number of the CVs submitted was of those hold MBA degrees, but interesting many of the applicants were offered jobs in domains other than business administration as the hiring managers found the candidates suitable for communication, community development and research and other jobs. The applicants also included a large number of females who evinced interest in the field of teaching and banking.

The hiring managers said they were pleased to interact with the diversely talented youngsters. Job fair is an annual feature of SZABIST and the institute plans to hold more such events in the coming months in order to facilitate the unemployed find jobs and the employed find opportunities to excel. Speaking on the occasion director SZABIST Islamabad Campus Syed Asad Hussain said that Pakistan’s progress depends upon a strong and vibrant economy and only the talented youth can prove to be the real drivers of economic development.