AAU Conducts CV Writing Workshop
The Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Ain University organized a workshop entitled "CV Writing and Interview Skills" in order to introduce students to writing a resume, the information it should contain, and its format in addition to the necessary skills to prepare for interviews. Ms. Sidra Shaheen, AAU Human Resources Manager, delivered the workshop in the presence of a number of administrators and faculty members at the university and the participation of a large group of students and alumni. The workshop focused on how to write a resume, the various types and components of CVs; Ms. Shaheen also pointed out how to prepare for job interviews, and the mistakes that job applicants need to avoid through appropriate preparation.
Ms. Sidra Shaheen explained that CV writing and interviewing skills are an area of interest for students as it constitutes the first step in their careers upon graduation. Therefore, we aimed to enhance and help develop these skills through holding this workshop that resolves around the basics of CV writing and sheds light on interviewing skills is also meant to help students overcome their fears by emphasizing self-confidence and knowledge of personal capabilities and strengths.
On her part, Dr. Enas Abu Libdeh, Dean of Student Affairs, mentioned that this workshop is part of the activities of the AAU Alumni Office which aims to prepare fresh graduates as well as current students for the job hunting stage. It goes without saying that organizing workshops that are directly relevant to the students’ immediate needs is certainly beneficial and effective and is an opportunity for students to voice their questions and express their concerns. Finally, the Deanship of Student Affairs is grateful for Ms. Shaheen’s the enriching and invaluable information she provided the students with.