Workshop on Soft Skills and How to Better Hunt for Jobs
On November 12, 2016, DHA Suffa University (DSU) hosted an interactive, day-long workshop on “Soft Skills and How to Better Hunt for Jobs” for the final semester students of all departments. This workshop was organized by Dr. Faryal Salman in collaboration with Ms. Saima Sardar Khan. Internationally renowned trainer, Mr. Muntazir Haider, Senior Partner and Consultant, The Brand Consultants, conducted the workshop that spanned five modules.
Mr. Muntazir Haider began the workshop by introducing students to the self-assessment method of identifying personal strengths and weaknesses. He guided students on how to devise action plans and provided insights on converting weaknesses into strengths. He educated students on how to create effective cover letters and resumes and offered valuable tips on creating stand-out resumes that maximize chances of acquiring jobs.
In the second half of the workshop, Mr. Muntazir Haider focused on the significance of creating, maintaining and filtering profiles on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. He counselled students on how to prepare for jobs and advised them on the proper attire and appearance for job interviews. Through the course of the workshop, Mr. Muntazir Haider consistently quoted real-life examples that made the workshop highly engaging for the students. The workshop concluded with Dr. Faryal Salman presenting a certificate of appreciation to Mr. Muntazir Haider.
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