4:34 pm - Thursday October 18, 2891

Robi Career Carnival held at IBA

Robi Axiata Limited, one of the leading mobile phone operators has organized a day long program named “Robi Career Carnival” at Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University today. Robi organized this program to make the students of IBA aware of the career opportunities available with the company and the industry at large.

22Robi had set up Career Booth inside the campus where information regarding internship opportunities as well as regular employment scopes was informed to the students. Besides, IBA students were also able to drop their CV in the career booth.

In the “Meet the Alumni” session the IBA students got the opportunity to interact with the Robi officials who graduated from IBA. Robi officials discussed in detail their learning from their respective career with Robi. With a very keen participation from the students the session became very lively.

In order to familiarize the final year students of BBA and MBA with the recruitment assessment center; a specially tailored capacity building session was organized. This is a crucial part of the recruitment process where the candidates are asked to work on some real life management issues. This session was specifically targeted for the final year student of BBA and MBA to prepare them for the job placement on completion of their academic courses.

Speaking on the occasion Professor Iqbal Ahmad, Director, IBA, University of Dhaka said that “Fear of the unknown is the main psychological barrier that a fresh graduate deals with when he/she undergoes a recruitment process. We are delighted that Robi has come forward to demystify the recruitment process by organizing the Robi career carnival in our campus. We would like to thank the IBA alumni members working in Robi for sharing their valuable insight on career development with our students.”

Mr. Matiul Islam Nowshad, Chief Corporate and People Officer of Robi Axiata Limited in his speech said that “Robi is indeed proud to be able to organize the Robi Career Carnival at IBA campus. This unique initiative is designed to facilitate a greater understanding for the students on the right approach for developing their career. As a youth focused brand, Robi is always looking for bright young talents to stimulate higher growth of our company with innovative ideas. However, Robi Career Carnival attempts to facilitate a deeper understanding about how a fresh graduate should prepare himself for a successful career across the industry. In this context, we believe the IBA students found our initiative useful.”

About Robi Axiata Ltd:

Robi Axiata Limited is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, of Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc, of Japan. Robi is the second largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, with over 25 million subscribers, as of September 2014. Robi network provides nationwide coverage to nearly 99% of the population with more than 11,000 BTS and nearly 2,200 3.5G sites. Robi proudly claims to have the widest international roaming service in the market, connecting over 400 operators across 207 countries. It is also the first operator to introduce GPRS and 3.5G services in Bangladesh. The Company has introduced many first of its kind digital services in the country and has invested heavily in taking mobile financial services to the underserved communities in the rural and semi-urban areas.