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17 Apr 2012 ... IIUM SECTOR FOCUSED CAREER FAIR 2012 (VIRTUAL). Career fairs have always had the advantage of being a single platform where ...
IIUM SECTOR FOCUSED CAREER FAIR 2012 (VIRTUAL) Career fairs have always had the advantage of being a single platform where potential employees are able to interact with potential employers in a more relaxed atmosphere. Participants are able to explore career and internship options as well as find out what companies require. The Virtual Career Fair on the other hand plans to emulate the same thing as the physical career fair but without the limitations associated with the physical career fair. Candidates can interact with recruiters from the comfort and convenience of their home or office anywhere in the world. Virtual Career Fairs also provide the chance for recruiters to prescreen resumes, then target potential employees during the physical career fair. Virtual Career Fair Benefits IIUM Virtual Career Fair aims to connect you with industry players mainly from the Engineering and Financial sector. Some of the benefits include: • • • •

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It’s free – registration is free for all students and graduates It’s flexible – you may apply for internships, management trainee, graduate positions and entry level positions It’s fast – apply for a position and arrange for an interview within seconds It’s simple and easy to use – Registration takes less than 10 minutes, after which you can apply for as many jobs as you want , as often as you want during the virtual career fair event Time – No time barrier and you can get in touch with anyone and at any time. Geographical – No geographical barriers and anyone can access from various locations around the world

The Process

Important Date Starting from 9th of April 2012 – 30th April 2012 Website: www.myworklife.my/virtualcareerfair

Why we think it works? Targeted email ensures it reaches targeted companies Your application will be sent directly to companies. To date 21 companies will be involved in this VCF. Online interaction Live instant chat, online video interaction and webinars. Online and On-Campus Interview Talents will be able to interact with companies online, or arrange for a convenient time to meet during the physical career fair

IIUM SECTOR FOCUSED CAREER FAIR 2012 (PHYSICAL) What is Sector Focused Career Fair? Leveraging from career fairs conducted annually by universities, Sector Focused Career Fair 2012(SFCF) aims to connect students with industries by creating awareness of career choices path available in the industry. For 2012, our emphasized would be on the Engineering and Finance industry. However, the career awareness bit covering 11 sectors namely; Oil & Gas, Electronics & Electrical, IT, Telecommunication, Biotech, Finance, Accounting, Healthcare, Tourism, FMCG and Education. What are the details of the Sector Focused Career Fair? Date : Time : Venue :

17 - 19 April 2012 9.30 am to 5.00 pm International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak

What is the focus for this SFCF? For 2012, we will be focusing on two large sectors; Engineering (Oil & Gas, E&E, IT, Telco & Biotech) and Finance (Finance, Accounting, Banking & Economics,). How do I get to the IIUM? You may use the LRT or the Rapid KL bus. Please go to this link for more information The Rapid Bus entering UIA is bus number T231 and U12 as per this link -> http://www.myrapid.com.my/dev/bus/details?code=T231 and http://www.myrapid.com.my/dev/bus/details?code=U12 Will there be any talks conducted during the 3 days event? Date Time Topic Panelist

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17 April 2012 2pm From Music to Business Jason Lo, (CEO of Tune Talk), Fuad Albashi (Vocalist of Kyoto Protocol), Ahmad Izham Omar (Executive Director of 8TV)

Apart from that, there will be other talks scheduled. Please check this space from time to time for more information. Can I submit my CVs prior to SFCF? You are encouraged to share your CVs so that companies can arrange for interviews at the fair. Please contact your university’s career center for more information.