In line with its CSR strategy objective to support youth development, ALARGAN International Real Estate Company organized a Job Shadow day at their headquarters in Argan Business Park, in cooperation with INJAZ Kuwait. With the participation of 23 students from Kuwait University and Australian College of Kuwait, senior ALARGAN management offered in-depth insights and discussions on real-world work scenarios and responsibilities to enable the youth to recognize career clusters and potential job opportunities, as well as understand the importance of researching requirements needed to earn a position.
This partnership exercise between INJAZ and ALARGAN was offered as part of the company’s currently running innovative educational initiatives hosted at its headquarters, seeking to well prepare young people, educate them on the needs of sustainability in real estate development and the corporate world, and equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge required to help them develop their careers as well as their society.
Commenting on the need for corporate support of Kuwait’s youth, ALARGAN International CEO and Deputy Chairman Engineer Khaled Khudhair Al-Meshaan said: "It is one of our most important priorities that we well arm college students with the necessary skills required to move this country forward. This is a common goal with INJAZ Kuwait, which naturally brought us to work together.
"We look at these kind of initiatives as great opportunities to invest in the future of Kuwait, and support its prosperity through the aid of tomorrow's promising generation by preparing them to address practical work life through learning about real world scenarios in different business departments, and offering them insights to better plan their future career paths."
As part of the job shadow, the students received comprehensive breakdowns on departments such as Business Development, Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Investment, Planning, Marketing & Corporate Communications, IT and Project Management. The discussions were conducted by Meshaan Al-Meshaan, Chief Business Development Officer; Walid Sayed, Chief Financial Officer; RamyEcho, Chief Investment Officer; Mr. Khaled Al-Ramly, Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications; Raed Kolta, Senior Vice President of Planning; Nedal Al-Ahmad - Information Technology Manager; and Angie Mohamad, Human Resources Manager.
As part of its overall CSR strategy focusing on both sustainability and development, ALARGAN International Real Estate Company has organized several coaching sessions and this first job shadow over the past few months with several universities, aiming to build a healthy partnerships with universities, both public and private, across Kuwait, in order to provide their students with valuable practical experience and renewed outlooks on sustainability within the realms of business and society.