HR Focus in partnership with Databank organized the fourth edition of Career Clinic on Friday 25and January 2022, 9:00 a.m., at LOC Events Center, Adabraka.
This interactive event is held annually for job seekers and students to equip them with the skills to help them pursue their career choices.
This year’s Career Clinic was held under the theme: “Developing your brand as an asset to organizations”, and hosted professionals and resource persons from some of the major business giants in Ghana today. today; To name a few, Vodafone Ghana, Petrosol, ABSA Bank and Tullow Oil.
The participants of the event had the opportunity to interact with key resource people in the different sessions of the event namely: quick interviews, CV reviews and mentoring sessions.
Many job vacancies were also advertised and attendees had the exclusive opportunity to apply.
The managing director of L’AINE Outsourcing, Mr. James Laar, encouraged participants to acquire other skills in addition to their area of expertise in order to stand out to recruiters.
He said: “Nowadays it is possible to learn while getting your first degree. After graduating, gain work experience, volunteer or intern and when you do, you will stand better than others in front of recruiters.
Give the keynote address at this year’s event on the subject; “Personal Development; A Currency,” Enyo Dei-Tutu, HR Manager at Tullow Ghana, shared invaluable nuggets to teach participants about personal development.
She said, “You can be anything you want to be, but first you have to move away from a fixed mindset and develop a growth mindset. You also have to constantly learn and relearn.
Mr. Peter Crabbe, Learning and Development and Total Rewards Manager at Vodafone, also gave a presentation on “Improving your value, one skill at a time”. This was an informative session that outlined how attendees can improve their value to their future organization.
In his presentation, he said: “Formal education is only 10% of the knowledge you need to work. 20% of the knowledge you need comes from learning from others and 70% is acquired through experience. »
He also encouraged participants to volunteer to work and gain experience, in order to be better positioned for the job market.
Other resource persons who took the time to interact with attendees included: Mr. Israel Laryea, Executive Director at Influencer Africa, Mr. Thomas Darko, Director of Software Development, AmaliTech Ghana, Ms. Sylvia Mbama, Head of Human Resources at Absa Bank Ghana, Mr. Rex Danquah, Country Manager, BETWAY Ghana, Mr. Hope Yibor, Human Resources Specialist, Olam Ghana, Mr. David Mills, Human Resources Manager, Petrosol and Mr. Myricks Bonnah, Pilot , Ghana Police Service
This year’s Career Clinic had an exciting twist, in the form of a Start Up Hub, where attendees spoke with young entrepreneurs to get a sense of the challenges and nuggets that will help them succeed in development. of their startups and small businesses.
This panel was composed of: Mr. Ekow Mclean, Founder, The Suit Guy and Mr. Myricks Bonnah, Pilot, Ghana Police Service.
The event saw more than a hundred physical and virtual participants, engage in the different segments of this event. Attendees had the opportunity to have their resumes reviewed by the nation’s top HR practitioners, hear inspiring life stories from successful entrepreneurs, and be mentored by key industry players.
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