Tag: career

400 students attend Aptech career quest

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STAFF REPORT KHI: At a time when our country seems to be lagging behind in terms of technological advancement, Aptech Computer Education has taken up the initiative through its Career Quest’ campaign for the second time to take information technology (IT) in Pakistan to the next level.Launched in collaboration with the Middlesex University, London, Career Quest is an educational seminar that apprises students of opportunities to study abroad along with the chance to win scholarships. As…Read More

Problem of high turnover and career management

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Previously, career management of employees was the responsibility of organizations but after 1980s, Michael Porter came up with his five Competitive Forces. Due to his concept of Cost Effectiveness as a competitive strategy, many American companies changed their organization and management systems to become more cost effective and competitive by mass downsizing of their employees. After this breach of psychological contract between employees and employers, employees had extreme feelings of…Read More

Strengthening of students career counseling system stressed

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STAFF REPORT IBD: There is an urgent need to strengthen students’ career counseling system in educational institutions and encourage them the courage to ask questions about different curiosities they confront with. Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) Secretary General Dr. Anwar Nasim said that while addressing a large gathering of scientists, students and teachers at the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) in connection with a lecture on "Characterization and Synthesis of Piezo-…Read More

Wild birds: career of infectious diseases

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article image By Dr. Saif Ur RehmanWILD BIRDS and especially migratory species transmit a wide range of parasitic infections to human and other living organisms. Certain types of pathogens are closely associated with migratory birds in comparison to other animal species. There is no truism indirect transmission of parasitic infection from wild bird to human being. There exist many human infections that can theoretically be transmitted from the aforementioned bird species although the base of science for most…Read More

Career counseling held for TCF students

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Over 500 students of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) met professionals of the NED University last week to get a taste of what life is going to be like after they leave school. It was the second year of counselling for students who are mostly unsure about what career they want to pick.Students enrolled at TCF are usually from low-income families and often end up taking up low-paid jobs early in life without a college degree. And so the school has come up with a list of its…Read More

Network Engineering as a career in Pakistan

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article image By Ishtiaq KhanTHE NETWORK Engineering is actually not only a Desktop Support job. This domain is extremely vast and offers very rewarding and challenging careers. I will try to cover most important aspects, skill setneeded to be on the Network Engineering track and differentiating factors - considering the fact that there are more than 2,000 plus students pass out locally every year with Computer Engineering degree.Two very prominent domains of industry students can choose if they would want to…Read More