Seminar on How to Draft an Effective Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Isra Career Development Center organized a one-day seminar on’How to Write a Curriculum Vitae (CV)’ on February 15 , 2016, at Isra University, Hyderabad. The resource person at the occasion was Mr. Nauman Kazi. The seminar intended to facilitate the students in drafting their image in black and white.

The speaker of the event Mr. Nauman Kazi initiated the seminar by elaborating the importance of a CV and its format. The fundamentals included prioritizing the matter, the font used, templates and most importantly usage of effective language. Speaking from experience he defined the standards of a CV and the dos and don’ts to consider while drafting it.

According to Mr. Nauman Kazi, “Creating a CV is very critical; while writing it you should adopt an analytical approach and must align yourself with the job description.”He went on advising, “Be confident through your chosen phrases but do avoid bragging.” Accentuating the importance of an effective CV he said that making an effective CV is as essential for an applicant as his qualifications, as it ought to be his first impression to a recruiting team.

During the session the students were engaged in an activity to write a CV so that they could implement the learned techniques. The best performer was recognized with a certificate of appreciation. This event, which was facilitated by Mr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh and Mr. Faraz Shaikh, was thronged by more than 90 students.

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