On 9 November 2016, the Faculty of Computing, University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering had successfully organised an industrial talk featuring a speaker from SC IT Solutions Sdn Bhd. The company’s core competency is in open-source software development, web portal development and corporate IT training. The objective of the talk is to inspire and attract undergraduates to discover necessary skills to prepare them for a lifetime career.
The talk was delivered by Mr. Afif Kamal, the Business Strategy Manager of SC IT Solutions Sdn Bhd. He was accompanied by his associate, Mr. Fadlee Adnan, the Principal Consultant of SC IT Solutions Sdn Bhd. At the beginning of the talk, the students were provided with a brief introduction of the company, the speaker profile and the highlighted events that the company had been participated.
Mr. Afif further explained on Personality Profiling for understanding one personal strengths and weaknesses and the people around them. Therefore, he had interactively conducted a Personality Test by providing the UniMy students with a handout to fill in and he had discussed the specific personality type based on what had been written by the students via the personality scoring sheet. The speaker also exposed students on how to create an effective resume and shared the successful job interview tips.
The talked ended with a ‘Question and Answer’ session, where students were given opportunities to direct questions to Mr. Afif. This talk had aided students in preparing the basic infrastructure of social interaction skills at workplace and learning the step-by-step guidelines of what is needed to gear up for career building profession.