Webinar on "Preparing for a post COVID-19 World"
On 3rd June 2020, a webinar was arranged by Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) through its new initiative Talks@FUI on the topic "Preparing for a post Covid World". Mr. Abdul Moeed, Manager UIL moderated this webinar and a recorded session is available to be watched at YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dywg9QF-L3g&t=675s. The participation was open for everyone, especially the working professionals and young graduates.
Guest panelists included:
1. Mr. Mobin Saulat, Ex-MD/CEO ISGS Pvt Ltd, Ex-Member of Energy Task Force 2019
2. Mr. Aneeb Farrukh, Country Head, CIMA Pakistan
3. Mr. Abdul Shakoor, CFO, Koh-i-Noor Hitech Pvt Ltd
After a discussion of 45 mins, the panelists suggested the aspiring graduates and working professionals to:
- Understand the business environment/ecosystem of the industry they are aspiring to join.
- Develop social networking skills on LinkedIn.
- Become technology savvy.
- Develop the understanding of their target industry.
- Accept the change asap.
- Lean Unlearn Relearn.
- Be mindful of opportunities.
- Prepare themselves for challenges/uncertain situation.
- Continuously enhance their work efficiency.
- Always look for the information.
- Follow the technology patterns.
- Self-Regulate themselves.
- Recognize their skill which they can use to generate money.
- Start practicing the online mock interviews and improve confidence.
- Stay positive, new job roles emerge during bad time.
- Learn new things.