Invest Time On Self-Development Rather Than Looking For Short-Cuts. Nothing Is Parallel To Experience And Smart Work, Says Ghulam Mustafa, Deputy Manager HR, Four Brothers Group

August 4th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Mr. Ghulam Mustafa: Success of professional life lies in one’s attitude, commitment level and integrity, coupled with functional expertise which purely reflects his/her professional level.

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

Mr. Ghulam Mustafa: I graduated from COMSATS with specialization in HRM in 2005 with an aim to be known as an authority on HR management one day. In pursuance of this dream, I did my MS in Human Resource Management from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom in 2008. In 2008, I passed CPD (Continuous Professional Development) assessment based on 8 months duration with CIPD (Charted Institute of Professional Development) United Kingdom to be the Certified HR Professional with Graduate Membership. 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 »

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 »

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 »

My Company Doors Are Open For Everyone As Long As They Can Perform The Job Efficiently, Says Syed Shujaat Ali, Head Of It Department, Innovative Technology Plus

June 30th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Mr. Syed Shujaat Ali: According to me, the basic principles of success in the professional life are:

  • Attitude
  • Consistency
  • Hard work

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

Mr. Syed Shujaat Ali: As far as my qualification is concerned, I have studied Computer and Business and worked in the UK for 8 years. On returning to Pakistan, I started my own business in software applications with a US based company and I am running it quite successfully.

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

Mr. Syed Shujaat Ali: Well, first of all it is a highly paid field and as far as my company is concerned we care for our people as long as they produce results, work hard, be honest and have a positive attitude towards work. By taking good care of them we help them be more successful and get highly paid jobs in our company as well as others. Read More »

Evaluate Yourself Properly; Recognize Your Strengths And Weaknesses And Then Decide Upon Your Career, Says Ms. Rubab Zuberi, Assistant Manager HR, SigmaTec Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd

June 23rd, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Ms. Rubab Zuberi: Passion is the basic principle in professional life according to me. I have always believed in doing things with maximum conviction and dedication and this attitude always paid me well enough at the end. No matter how many barriers are there in your way, if once you have identified the right path for yourself then I recommend that you should stick to it and keep making the required effort because sometimes Allah tests our hunger for achievement and when we don’t give up and keep on striving He always reward us accordingly.
“Do it with your soul or don’t do it at all”

Q. 2. Tell us about your educational life?

Ms. Rubab Zuberi:My educational life was full of fun and excitement. I was in a great institute like Punjab University from where I completed my Masters Degree in Public Administration choosing Human Resource Management as my area of specialization. My all educational institutes from school to university have helped me develop and groom my personality a lot and I am immensely thankful to all my teachers who have put in their efforts to help me be what I am today.

Q. 3. What makes your company an attractive employer for the job seekers?

Ms. Rubab Zuberi:The finest thing about SigmaTec Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd is its environment and Top Management support to all SigmaTec family regardless of their position status and experience. SigmaTec believes in creating long term relationship with its family by offering great learning opportunities and acknowledging their success. Read More »

Believe In Yourself And Always Be Punctual, Prove That You Are Result Oriented, Says Mr. Abdul Rehman Arif, Product Supply Integrated Work System Manager, Procter & Gamble Pakistan

June 16th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Mr. Abdul Rehman Arif:

As per my opinion below are the basic principles of success in the professional life:

  1. Respect each and every individual
  2. Develop yourself professionally and help others do so
  3. Set a direction for yourself
  4. Prioritization
  5. Regularity
  6. Passion for winning
  7. Always stay focused
  8. Use your own and give value to other’s technical mastery
  9. Identify and eliminate losses & always think about Zero Loss

Q. 2. Tell us about your educational life?

Mr. Abdul Rehman Arif: I am a totally self made man. I have a degree in MSc Manufacturing Engineering from UET Lahore. Before that I got a degree in BSc Mechanical Engineering from UET Lahore as well.

Q. 3. What makes your company an attractive employer for the job seekers?

Mr. Abdul Rehman Arif: We give the employees full opportunity to use the potential anyone has in him and use it for the betterment of the company and to enhance his professional experience as well. Read More »

One Should Not Short-List Candidates On The Basis Of Their Institutes As It Has Been Proved From Time To Time That Low Profile Universities Can Also Produce Great Individuals, Says Sarah Zulfiqar, HR Executive, FSD Solutions

June 9th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Ms. Sarah Zulfiqar: Be it professional life or personal, people say dedication and hard work are the success factors in life. I agree to this but I think these factors are activated when you choose the right career path for yourself. If you do not like what you do, you will never be able to commit to it.

Q. 2. Tell us about your educational life?

Ms. Sarah Zulfiqar: My schooling is from St. Josephs Convent School which created a strong foundation for me. I graduated from Institute of Business Management (CBM) in Human Resources. I have participated in various seminars, conferences and workshops to further develop my skills.

Q. 3. What makes your company an attractive employer for the job seekers?

Ms. Sarah Zulfiqar: FSD Solutions provides a cordial and professional environment to its team members thus eliminating office politics. We believe in creating long term relationships with our team members. FSD is an equal opportunity provider. We recognize talents and skills of an individual and work to further develop them. Read More »

Identifying One’s Shortcomings, Learning From Past Mistakes And Never Being Complacent Are The Hall Marks Of A True Professional Says, Faisal Bhatti Manager Talent at Techlogix

June 2nd, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Mr. Faisal Bhatti: Continuous improvement is the key, I guess. Identifying one’s shortcomings, learning from past mistakes and never being complacent are the hall marks of a true professional. One must inculcate a winning attitude and be open to face new challenges.

Q. 2. Tell us about your educational life?

Mr. Faisal Bhatti: I went to the University of Arizona for my Bachelors (Economics) after Aitchison College and finished off with an MIS degree from Iowa State University.

Q. 3. What makes your company an attractive employer for the job seekers?

Mr. Faisal Bhatti: Techlogix offers a dynamic and global professional life. Apart from being financially competitive (compensation wise), we focus on inculcating a spirit a professionalism and perfection in our employees. The employees are part of the Techlogix family and hence the resulting work environment is friendly, open, relaxed but at the same time competitive and professional.

Q. 4. What do you look for in a candidate during a hiring interview session? Name 4 key things?

Mr. Faisal Bhatti:

1) Confidence (there is a fine line between being confident and over confident)
2) Enthusiasm in the area/field they want to work in Read More »

Human Resource Management Is Very Important In The Success Of An Organization, Says Seema Chapra, HR Head, The Citizens Foundation

May 26th, 2010 by ROZEE Team

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

Ms. Seema Chapra: To be successful in professional life, a person must have strong moral and ethical convictions; must be a role model for others; must be fair and just towards all employees and be able to deliver what is expected from the job.

Q. 2. Tell us about your educational life?

Ms. Seema Chapra: I have a BBA degree from the Florida International University.

Q. 3. What makes your company an attractive employer for the job seekers?

Ms. Seema Chapra: Working for a cause is very rewarding. TCF is a professionally managed company that is trying to bring about change in the society. This is attractive for people looking to work in the social development sector.

Q. 4. What do you look for in a candidate during a hiring interview session? Name 4 key things?

Ms. Seema Chapra: Passion to work for a cause, culturally fit, strong communication skills and should have researched about the company they are interviewing at, is what we generally look for in a candidate. Read More »