"Academic result is important, but it cannot be the only yardstick of evaluating a job candidate," Head of Alternate Banking Channels of Brac Bank Nazmur Rahim said
Brac Bank, in association with Jahanginagar University Career Club, has organized a CAREERtalk with the students sensitizing on their career planning.
It came on a virtual platform with around 150 students from the Faculty of Business Studies (FBS), the Institute of Business Administration (IBA-JU), and other disciplines, reads a press release.
Professor and Director of IBA-JU Dr KM Zahidul Islam, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Statistics Dr Mohammad Alamgir Kabir and Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Finance and Banking Dr Md Sawkat Hossain were also present to encourage the students.
Head of Alternate Banking Channels of Brac Bank and an alumnus of the IBA-JU Nazmur Rahim conducted the session and provided his suggestions to the students on career planning.
He said: "Academic result is important, but it cannot be the only yardstick of evaluating a job candidate. At Brac Bank, we rather look into the versatility and attitude among the fertile minds while hiring people. We look for the right fit."
The event concluded with a Q&A session where students sought opinions on choosing a career path, the importance of CGPA plus extra-curricular activities for the banking industry, and career opportunities as a bank employee.
Among other JU alumni from Brac Bank, Head of Relationship Unit 2 Reza Hyder; Regional Head, Khulna and Dhaka North East Region Emdadul Haque; as well as Brac Bank's Head of HR Akhteruddin Mahmood; and Head of Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Rishad Hossain were also present at the CAREERtalk program.