Mobilink Seeks A Rising Star at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
The Career Services Office (CSO) in collaboration with Mobilink conducted an information session at LUMS about the Mobilink Academia Competition – Mobilink Rising Star. The session started off with Mr. Mustafa Shahbaz from Mobilink, giving an insight on how one should be unique and emphasised on building energy levels. He talked about why the corporate world looks for confident, passionate and energetic employees. Mr. Shahbaz told the students that the three things which employers seek are passion, innovation and leadership qualities. He said that Mobilink will be giving a platform to students with all these three qualities through their national level competition.
Ms. Nida Iftikhar, Associate Recruitment & Employer Branding also spoke about the competition and guided the students about entering and forming teams. She explained the main task of the competition, which is making a video on the theme ‘Making each day a better day’ in the fields of telecom, education, community welfare, etc. She told students that the video should be of less than two minutes, and should be shot from a Smartphone and sent to Mobilink or the Career Services Office (CSO). She further explained that the chosen videos would be uploaded on the Facebook page – Mobilink Careers and voters would like their videos. The videos would be judged 50% on the likes they receive and 50% on the judge’s decision.
Mr. Shahbaz talked about the rewards the winners would be receiving. He said that the rewards bucket contains a Learning Opportunity worth PKR 500,000, guaranteed Internship Slots and Job Interviews at Mobilink, Google Tablets, Training Workshops at the Mobilink Learning Centre, Membership to the Mobilink Foundation, competition certificates and memorabilia and an exciting opportunity to be featured in Mobilink’s upcoming Employer Branding Video.
Students appreciated the session and participated by raising many pertinent questions, which were comprehensively answered by Mr. Shahbaz and Ms. Iftikhar.