Hello, I Am Abrar
Tell us more about your experience
Can you describe your
job and what you do on a day-to-day basis?
I am currently on my stint
within the Public Affairs team as part of my rotational Business Leadership
graduate scheme at JISC. As part of the PA team, we are responsible for raising
the profile of the company and maintain/develop relationships with stakeholders.
We mainly engage with parliamentarians and work with them in dealing with
policy changes regarding anything digital or education related.
has been the highlight of your career so far?
The highlight of my career
thus far has been attending an all-staff conference in Birmingham where over
800 colleagues gathered. The event provided an exceptional platform to learn
about the company's successes and connect with a diverse range of professionals
within the organization. Experiencing the collective energy and enthusiasm of
the staff and witnessing the company's achievements firsthand has truly been an
inspiring moment for me.
has been the biggest challenge of your career so far?
Understanding the industry
acronyms has been a valuable learning journey for me. It required dedicated
effort to grasp their meanings, but it significantly improved my communication
within the field. This experience has deepened my understanding of how things
work in the industry and highlighted the importance of effective communication
for successful collaboration.
would be your words of advice to someone thinking about doing an
For someone beginning their
career journey, it's important to embrace each experience as a steppingstone
toward growth. Surrounding oneself with a supportive network and remaining open
to learning opportunities can pave the way for success. By viewing challenges
as opportunities and staying committed to personal development, one can build a
strong foundation for a fulfilling and dynamic career path.