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THIS FRIDAY: Monitor To Inspire University Students In a Career Fair at KYAMBOGO UNIVERSITY



career guidanceBy Ian Ortega

It’s not all about what you can do, but who you know as well. Networking is the key tool in this era, a tool that many University graduates forget to put into consideration. Uganda’s Youth Unemployment stands at 64 per cent according to the Uganda Bureau of statistics report 2012. How we resolve this is a question many have tried to answer…

Monitor Publications is holding a half day Career Guidance Fair as part of its CSR activities on Friday October 31, to help youth enhance their competence in the limited job market as well as attain entrepreneurship prowess.

The fair will take place at Kyambogo University Main Campus Hall, West end from 2- 5pm under the theme “University and Beyond: Tackling the challenges of unemployment.”

“Hunting for a job is not a one day thing, it’s a process which entails very many dos and don’ts. This Career Guidance fair will be a platform through which our readers can get enlightenment from our speakers and thus improve their chances of succeeding in their quest or starting a business to earn an income,” said Vanansio Natuhabwe, the coordinator of the project, adding that bringing University Students, unemployed graduates and multiple employers/senior distinguished speakers in the same room will allow one discover several things that one can use to improve their chances of landing the job you truly desire.

Some of the speakers expected at the event are Kyambogo Vice Chancellor, Professor Elly Katunguka, Human resource experts like Monitor Publication’s Moses Ssesanga & Serena Kampala Hotel’s Jude Tusiime, motivational speaker Ethan Musolini, education consultant Fagil Mandy, Delight Supplies MD Julian Omalla.

Among the topics to be discussed are; Looking beyond formal employment, Grooming yourself to be a potential valuable employee, Excelling at a job interview, Making the most of your time at university, The power of networking among others. Participants will also have a chance to win prices from a raffle and internship opportunities with the different partners.

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