Iqra University, Karachi – October 17, 2015 – Iqra University Placement & Corporate Liaison department organized an HR Seminar under the banner of our series “Returning to the Source”, where our honorable Guest Speakers were:

Mr. Veqar-ul-Islam – CEO of Jaffer Brothers Systems as the Keynote Speaker
Dr. Mirza Dilshad Baig – Country Head Allied Bank as Keynote Speaker
Mr. Bilal Aqleem – Head Rewards & Services at Faysal Bank as Distinguished Speaker
Mr. Salman Hafeez – Regional Head HR of Mobilink as Distinguished Speaker
Ms. Huma Javaid – Head of HR and Administration at JS Investment Limited as distinguished Speaker
Mr. Kamran Sheikh – Assistant Manager HR at Habib University as Conference Moderator
Ms. Mah Bibi Agha – HR Specialist at Total as Panel Moderator.

This seminar provided innovative skills, behaviors and strategies for recruiting employees, reducing employee turnover, promoting employee development and retaining a talented, flexible and diverse workforce, these skills will help students to grow and improve on these skills so they can apply them in their professional lives.

Speakers empathized on how HR is a business driver and how knowledge language application leads to being a business driver and will allow HR professionals to drive performance. Mr. Baig explained HR in 4 words – attract, motivate, develop and retain.

Because they are the alumni of Iqra University, most of the speakers were able to connect with the students and the students were able to grasp the concepts with ease and interest.