Loads of activities at P@SHA Career Expo 2008 in Karachi

July 19, 2008 at 3:33 pm 12 comments

DATE: Sunday, 20th July 2008
VENUE: KARACHI MARRIOTT HOTEL
TIME: 9 am – 6 PM

A must-attend event! Some of the leading IT companies in Pakistan are looking for fresh graduates and experienced professionals. They will all be at the P@SHA Career Expo waiting for Computer Science, Business Studies, Marketing and Management professionals.

A whole day of activities including:

A Job Fair

Workshops and panel discussions:

11:00 – 12 noon: Resume Writing – Nauman Sheikh
Nauman is a veteran IT professional from the early batches of FAST. He started his career with the first Offshore Software setup of Pakistan, Cressoft in 1995. As he quickly grew through the ranks, he was sent to USA and he eventually moved to USA. Having worked for 10 years in the US market with employers like NCR Corp and Experian in senior technology management positions he returned to Pakistan last year and is involved with setting up a Credit Bureau in Pakistan. Throughout his years abroad, he has maintained a connection with the Pakistan’s IT industry and has contributed through articles and seminars on jobs and life in USA, to technology trends and hot sectors as well as career planning and management
2:00 – 3:00 pm:
Presentation Skills – Jehan Ara
Jehan Ara is the President of P@SHA. She has over 25 years experience in Journalism, PR, Marketing,  Communications and New Media. She has worked in diverse markets including Hong Kong and much of the Far East as well as Dubai and Abu Dhabi. She returned to Pakistan in 1993 and ran multimedia firm Enabling Technologies until she took over as full-time President of P@SHA in January this year.
3:00 – 4:00 pm:
Choosing a Career – should you join an MNC, a local startup or set up your own company
Panelists include:

Ashraf Kapadia, Managing Director, Systems Ltd
Nasser Ghazi, CEO, Third Eye
Jawwad Farid, CEO, Alchemy Technologies
Adnan Agboatwalla, Co-Founder, PixSense

Career Counseling

CEOs of companies will be available all day to answer questions and offer counseling to young people.

Special Interest Groups – in different technology areas:
12 noon – 1:00 pm DevNext User Group Session will highlight various aspects of CSS and XHTML concepts and their uses in the field of web development
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm User Interface Design SIG
3.00 pm – 4:00 pm Web Applications/Architecture SIG – Become an Ajax geek!

Startup Insiders session – sponsored by PixSense (4 – 6 pm)
A panel of experienced entrepreneurs will lead a discussion, share experiences and answer questions fired to them by aspiring entrepreneurs and young startups. This is the 9th in the series of such events which have attracted a lot of enthusiasm.

This session will be on The mechanics of developing a Business Plan and will comprise several panelists including:

Adnan Agboatwalla of PixSense
Jawwad Farid of Alchemy Technologies
Yusuf Jan of Mixit Technologies
Adnan Lawai of Folio 3
Nauman Sheikh, CTO, Credit Chex Pvt Ltd.
Nasser Ghazi of Third Eye and
Hassan Basharat of Goodcore Software amongst others.

The Platinum Sponsor “BearingPoint” will provide counseling on Project management, Infrastructure, Finance, Telecom and HR careers
and will have a LUCKY DRAW every two hours.

There is NO registration required and NO registration fee.

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12 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Fariha Akhtar  |  July 19, 2008 at 4:30 pm

    I’m so excited about tomorrow’s event🙂

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  • 4. Asim  |  July 20, 2008 at 8:47 am

    Well, thats gr8 news for pakistanis
    that we moving toward better job search
    Career Expo should happen often as it creates awarness
    and you know where you stand in the crowd

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  • 5. nidagivesvent  |  July 20, 2008 at 12:26 pm

    Sounds excellent, Jehan. Although, Bhaiya’s blog seriously led me to believe that for entertainment you really might have a light saber-fighting event. =)

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  • 6. Jehan  |  July 21, 2008 at 10:29 am

    No saber-fighting Nida🙂 He always make it sound more dramatic – you know that! But it was a wonderfully exhilirating and productive event for everyone.

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  • 7. Muhamma Fahim  |  July 21, 2008 at 12:25 pm

    I’m so excited about tomorrow’s event & thank’s to P@sha bcz this event orginize very good.

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  • 8. Arfeen  |  July 21, 2008 at 10:05 pm

    Are we going to have a video of this startup insiders session?

    It would be really helpful for people who are not in karachi or could attend for some reason …..

    Reply
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  • 12. Web Development Pakistan  |  October 17, 2009 at 9:18 am

    this is really exciting news !!! and that’s great, if they are hiring some fresh graduates, nice to know about it ….

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