Workshop held in Aligarh Muslim University on personality development

Aligarh: The Training and Placement Office (General), Aligarh Muslim University, in association with Career Naksha, a Gujarat based educational training body, organized a workshop on “CV building, Interview Preparation and Personality Development”.

Mr Nimish Gopal (Founding member of Career Naksha, an IIT graduate and MBA from Drucker School, USA), along with his team, conducted the workshop. Addressing the participants, Mr Gopal underlined the prerequisites of resume building, interview preparation and personality development. He said that students often made mistakes in resume building while it is the foremost important aspect of career making efforts. He said that resume is the first thing that leaves a lasting impression on the minds of interviewer and one must be careful while drafting the impact making attributes of a resume.

Earlier welcoming the guests, Mr Saad Hameed (TPO General) highlighted the importance of employability-enhancement workshops to make the students market-ready. He said that the responsibility of a TPO is not only to assist students in getting jobs but also to train and make them market and job ready.

Dr Maaz Hussain (Founding Director, Skill UP, a Delhi based start up) provided a training in writing an effective CV and mentioned the basics of personality grooming.

During the workshop, participants were provided practical knowledge and training of an impressive interview which was followed by an activity based interactive session for students. The resource persons helped participants understand the importance of adaptability and other personality traits which are of foundational importance in corporate world.

In the valedictory session, the chief guest, Prof Asfar Ali Khan (OSD, VC Secretariat and Director, Directorate of School Education), urged the students to focus on career centric activities and put a hard labour in achieving excellence in their studies. He also distributed certificate to the participants.

Samra Aisha, a student of MHRM proposed a vote of thanks while Purple Jindal and Caify Ashraf helped in the successful organization of the workshop.