How Can I Be A Professional Employee When I Have No Prior Experience?

July 28th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Question from the job seeker

I am a fresh graduate working in an NGO. I have finished my degree in BBA (HONS) before joining the NGO. The problem with me is that I am totally new in the practical field and am facing difficulties in fulfilling my duties. Moreover, my boss is not at all happy with my work as he claims that I am not a professional employee and cannot handle the work satisfactorily. I agree that I do not know anything about my work but the fact is that I am new in this field so obviously I do not have any relevant experience or the required knowhow. However, in order to prove myself worthy and to please my boss I do my work with maximum possible effort, but still get no response or recognition from him. Please suggest what should be done to improve the situation and make sure that my boss does not fire me. I have no experience in the professional field which is why I am totally unable to solve the problem on my own. Help me get myself out of this quagmire and get on the road to success.

Sahil Khan

Answer from the Rozee Team

Dear Sahil,

Entering the professional field is not easy and once you get a job it is even harder to keep it. Read More »

Human Resource Management In Pakistan Has Many Facets, Claim Some Of The Top HR Managers In Pakistan

July 28th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Over the last decade, Human Resources Management has evolved as a significant part of every organization and people in Pakistan have come to realize the importance of having a fully functional HRM department in every organization.

Previously the HRM was mistakenly considered as the administrative department responsible for minor tasks. However this view has now been corrected as the significance of the functions and responsibilities of the HRM department became clear to the multinational organizations in Pakistan. Nowadays every small and big organization has a fully functional HRM department which makes sure that the functions of the organization go smoothly. Read More »

Dr. Wali Mughni, Ex-Fighter Pilot PAF & CEO – Ensign Communique Sheds Light On How One Can Become A Successful Fighter Pilot

July 21st, 2010 by ROZEE Team

In this week’s ROZEE Show, we have Dr. Wali Mughni, Ex-Fighter Pilot PAF & CEO – Ensign Communique with us.

The discussion was centered on the details about the Pakistan Air Force & Ensign Communique. He also explained about having a career in PAF and how to be a Fighter Pilot.

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Mr. Wali also threw light on the ventures of Ensign Communique and gave tips to youth regarding choosing and developing a career in this field.

The show is aired in collaboration with Apna Karachi FM 107 with RJ Mr. Shaheryar Safdar.

Also, we had a segment of JOBS OF THE WEEK, in which Mr. Shariq Saleem, Business Development Director – ROZEE.PK, discussed the latest jobs of the week on ROZEE.PK and provided guidance on how to apply to these jobs.

Working Women: Braving The Challenges

July 21st, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Gone are the days when men were considered the bread winners and women were confined to the homes performing domestic chores. Nowadays women are earning their livelihoods by working in all fields and doing all jobs. They are working as HR managers, CEOs, Directors, Business Executives, Producers, Musicians and what not.

In countries like Pakistan where once there were only a handful of working women, there has been a phenomenal change in the attitudes of people regarding professional and career oriented women. They are now respected and valued contrary to the treatment meted out towards them in the past.

Trials & Tests:

Despite the acceptance of working women in the professional life, they still have to face many challenges when they opt for a career. Gender based discrimination, workplace harassment, lower pay scales and lesser growth opportunities are some of the issues that the professional women have to face when they start their careers. Read More »

I Am Not Being Paid Well And Getting No Interview Calls. Is There A Solution?

July 21st, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Question From The Job Seeker

I have a problem that has been causing growing frustration in my life and I need your help dealing with it. I have a Masters degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan, with first division. After finishing my degree, I joined an advertising agency and worked there for nearly 4 and half years. I then switched to another agency and worked for some time with that agency before finally moving to an airline company.

The problem I am facing is that the salary package I am getting at this airline company is quite low as compared to my experience level and the jobs portfolio. People with my experience level are getting much higher pays than me. My boss says that since I came to the company on this pay scale, I should be content.

Disheartened, when I applied for another job, I did not receive an interview call, but when my wife who has a BA degree only applied for the same job she received an interview call. Why was I ignored despite being more experienced and educated? Also what can I do to get the company to increase my salary?

Ali Faisal Khan

Answer From The Rozee Team

Dear Ali,

You have good education and a lot of experience which means that you can get a good pay. Read More »

Organizations In Our Part Of The World Have The Tendency To Underpay Their Resources Which Becomes A Huge Disappointment For Them, Says Mr. Waqar Sahi, Assistant Manager Hr, i2c Inc.

July 21st, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Q. 1. What do you consider the basic principles of success in a professional life?

Mr. Waqar Sahi: In my opinion, honesty, integrity, commitment and consistency are the key to success in professional life. Also, you have to think outside the box, develop an innovative approach and the ability to stay focused in dealing with difficult situations and circumstances.

Q. 2. Tell us briefly about your education and professional life?

Mr. Waqar Sahi: I have been associated with HR for almost seven years now. My association with the IT industry spans my entire career, starting right from my very first professional assignment. I have an MBA from the ‘Knowledge-House’ University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore. Later during my career, with ample HR experience under my belt, I enrolled for a Master’s in Human Resource Management from UMT and have recently finished this degree too.

Q. 3. What makes your company attractive and unique for the job seekers?

Mr. Waqar Sahi: i2c is one of the fastest growing companies in the IT industry. We offer progressive career paths and stability to aspiring candidates. At the moment we have around 70 open positions ranging from Software Development to Project Management, from Networks to IT Operations. The fact that during the current recession we did not lay off a single employee, rather aggressively pursued our recruitment campaign, is a good enough proof of the underlying strength and enduring growth potential of the company. Read More »

Fresh Graduates: Are There No Openings?

July 7th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Many fresh graduates complain that they have to suffer a lot when they start looking for jobs after they complete their education. The Pakistani youth have been facing this dilemma for quite some time now and the situation seems to be deteriorating with each passing day. The global recession has further aggravated the situation as millions became jobless and as a result, fresh graduates have to face tougher competition.

There is no need to despair however, if you are a fresh graduate and just started looking for a job. According to ROZEE.PK statistics, plenty of jobs open up for fresh graduates but the candidates far outnumber the capacity of these job openings. However, as a fresh graduate you need to be well prepared and able to leave a good impression on the employer in order to get a job.

Many candidates complain that job interview is a later step as they do not even get calls for interview despite applying for various openings. Therefore, we have compiled a list of things you need to take care of in order to make sure that you at least get the call for an interview.

Checklist For The Job Hunt

As soon as you finish your degree, the first thought on your mind is to get a job. This would be a lot easier if you started working on some of these tips during the final year of your education. Go through all the pointers and see what you can do in each arena to enhance your job search. Read More »

My New Manager Is Not Flexible On Timings. What Should I Do?

July 7th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Question From The Job Seeker

I have been working in an IT firm for the last one and a half year. Although the job is good, I have some issues that are creating problems for me. The office timings are from 9 to 5 but I cannot manage to come on time every day so I come around 10 30 but I make sure that I complete the eight hours by sitting in late every day. This arrangement worked fine in the past but the new manager is not as lenient or understanding as the last one. He has been making a lot of complaints to the HR and as a result I feel like my job is in jeopardy. I have noticed that a couple of other employees also come in late but the HR department has never made an issue about this, so why am I being singled out?

At first I considered moving to another job but after reviewing the situation of the job market I have come to the conclusion that it is better to stick to the one I have as the pay structure is great and the work environment is good as well. However, I need to address the issue at hand to make sure that there are no problems in the near future. Please guide me on how to deal with the situation and what course of action would be best.

Aliya Hussain

Answer From Rozee Team

Dear Aliya,

The problem you have suggested is not at all such a big one which cannot be resolved. First of all, let me say that you have come to the right decision of not trying to leave the current job. Read More »

Don’t Be Afraid Of Failure, In Fact Learn From It, Says Mr. Amir Ali Ahmad, Executive Officer HR, Netsol Technologies

July 7th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

Q. 1. What are, in your view, the basic principles of success in a professional life?

Mr. Amir Ali Ahmad:

Continuous hard work and sticking to the following:

  • Practicing the good ethics learned from my religion (Islam)
  • Seeking advanced knowledge and enhancing my competencies
  • Implementing & sharing my knowledge & experience
  • Looking forward to continuous improvements in life

Q. 2. Tell us about your educational life?

Mr. Amir Ali Ahmad: I was always among the good students and have got few distinctions in my studies; the good thing was my passion, hard work and dedicated attitude towards my studies. I’m grateful to my teachers and parents in this regard, who continuously helped and guided me.
I have two major degrees, MBA from IBA, PU & MSc Computer Science from IBOSS (a private Institute). Read More »

Mr. Rashid Hakim, Partner & Certified SAP Consultant And Mr. S.M Moinuddin Marketing Advisor, Supernova Solutions Discuss The Basic Qualifications Required To Be A SAP Consultant

July 6th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

In this weeks ROZEE Show, we have Mr. Rashid Hakim, Partner & Certified SAP Consultant – Supernova Solutions and Mr. S.M Moinuddin Marketing Advisor – Supernova Solutions .

The main thrust of the discussion was about Supernova Solutions, Who is Certified SAP Consultant & what basic qualification is required to be a SAP Consultant.

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They also explained in detail about the careers in IT – ERP industry and how to apply for them. The process of integration of all departments of an organization through SAP ERP was also discussed in detail.

The show is aired in collaboration with Apna Karachi FM 107 with RJ Mr. Shaheryar Safdar.

Also, we had a segment of JOBS OF THE WEEK, in which Mr. Abbas Peti Wala, Key Accounts Manager – ROZEE.PK, discussed the latest jobs of the week on ROZEE.PK and provided guidance on how to apply to these jobs.