Corporate Hunt for best talent continues in the midst of Spring 2018
Team of AC Nielsen Pakistan visited the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi to conduct its orientation session on March 5, 2018. Manager HR enlightened the audience on the science behind "What's Next" which is AC Nielsen's first multiyear integrated brand campaign. Taqi Rizvi, IBA alumnus, conducted an interactive and encouraging session on the life and work environment at the biggest research company in the World. Over 300 enthusiastic students appeared for the assessment test.
Colgate Palmolive started conducting interviews from March 6, 2018 for its Management Trainee Program. Forty-Seven students appeared in the interview process. The process of interviews went on for two days.
Phillip Morris International came to the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi on March 7, 2018 to conduct an orientation session on its flagship internship program 'INKOMPASS' which is exclusively for sophomore students. IBA students who have been working as interns at PMI shed light on diversified, competitive, learning and open door culture at PMI. INKOMPASS also launched a competition to engage students with an incentive to win iPhoneX. Participants were supposed to take a selfie with INKOMPASS standee and upload it as profile picture on Facebook. On March 8, 2018, Phillip Morris International visited IBA to conduct its Recruitment Drive. Winner was announced from shortlisted candidates by live voting in the orientation session. Ahmed Hanif Raja aced the competition with 13 votes.
On March 12, 2018, BASF Pakistan visited the IBA main campus to conduct an orientation session on its summer internship program. The session commenced with an introduction about the company followed by an exhilarating video on the life at BASF Pakistan. More than 300+ students were briefed about the summer internship program. The leading chemical company showed interest in hiring 25 interns for its summer internship program. A written assessment was also conducted soon after the session.
House of Habib conducted its on-campus recruitment drive on March 7, 2018 to launch its Management Trainee program. Faraz Rizvi, alumnus from the batch of 2017, enlightened students in the orientation session about life at HoH. Orientation session was followed by assessment test. Overwhelming number of more than 300 students appeared in the assessment test and out of which, 230 students were shortlisted.
Pakistan State Oil visited the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi on March 13, 2018 in search of interns. PSO summer internship program is considered as one of the best programs in the country which was evident from the number of students who appeared for the aptitude test.
One of the oldest fertilizer companies of Pakistan, Fatima Group joined hands with the IBA on March 12, 13 and 14, 2018 to conduct corporate presentations, networking session, online test, and interviews respectively. A team comprising of high officials from Fatima Group conducted the corporate presentation and networking session. Sadia Irfan, Director HR, enlightened the audience on the significance and contribution of agriculture industry of Pakistan and further shed light on how Fatima Group has been committed to serve Pakistan's most pivotal sector. Khurram Javed Maqbool, Director Marketing and Sales, encouraged the audience to join Fatima Group because it provides unique opportunity to serve and make Pakistan better.
JS Bank visited the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi on March 16, 2018 to conduct the Recruitment Drive. The orientation session started with brief introduction and vision of JS Bank followed by explanation on recruitment process. More than 250 students were present for the session.
TEXT, a leading consultancy company, visited the Institute of Business Administration on March 19, 2018 to conduct orientation session for its Management Trainee and Internship programs. G&T Auditorium was filled to its capacity courtesy of unique marketing measures taken by TEXT to attract students. Mr. Rahim Lalani, CEO of TEXT, conducted the orientation session and showed great enthusiasm to hire students from IBA. Mr. Salman Khimani, IBA and Harvard graduate, shed light on how open the culture is at TEXT.
On March 20, 2018, Bank Al Falah conducted its orientation session for Management Trainee Program to enlighten the students about Bank Al Falah and its application process. Over 300 students were present in the session. The session was focused on the concept of transforming and producing 'A-Listers'. Representative from Bank Al Falah was stressing on how Management Trainees at Bank Al Falah are not just better but the best.
Aman Leaders Open House Session was conducted at AMAN Center of Entrepreneurship Development on March 26, 2018. Ms. Zubaida, shed light on how AMAN Foundation is serving Pakistan with some of the humanitarian services they offer such as high tech Ambulance service. Students were further briefed on the application process.
The Courier Service (TCS) visited the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi on March 29, 2018 to conduct online assessments for Management Associate Program (MAP). The test was to be completed in 60 minutes and all the questions were situation based. More than 200 students appeared in the test.