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This article was originally submitted by Ghazanfar Iqbal
Career and Professional Advice through YouTube
The fast-paced ecosystem that we live in requires us to constantly evolve our skills. For an individual to excel in the professional; or entrepreneurial environment, learning alone is not sufficient rather at times, it is more important to quickly unlearn to grow.
So, constant mentorship and guidance are required. Ghazanfar is one of the few experienced professionals helping students, young professionals, and aspiring individuals through his YouTube channel “GuzPro” in helping the right viewers to better understand the ever-changing work and business environment.
Ghazanfar co-founded AutoSahulat a startup working towards empowering mechanics in Pakistan. The startup was funded by Antler a startup generator company based in Singapore, He was part of their maiden cohort of founders’ program. Before AutoSahulat, he worked in the corporate sector for 12 years and was also part of Telenor Groups’ intrapreneurial program Ignite where he was incubated in Oslo, Bangkok, and Singapore selected from 106 teams to represent Pakistan.
Furthermore, Ghazanfar is an Acumen Fellow, a mentor at National Incubation Centre; Islamabad, and Entrepreneur in Residence at Takhleeq Incubation.
Moreover, he represented Pakistan as a delegate at the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations attending the on-campus program with other delegates from around the world. Currently, he is part of Careem a MENA region ride-hailing unicorn which was acquired by Uber last year.
His first video about “how to better prepare for an interview” is a must for everyone to see before applying for a job. His content also takes a deep dive into several other topics such as “The art of “Job hunting” and amid COVID crisis many companies have announced working from home thus sharing his experience on how to be more effective while working remotely in “5 Work from home productivity tips”. We recommend making a stop at his channel to view the videos and equip yourself for the future.
We ensure you it will take less time than one episode; of a season you are currently engrossed in, on NetFlix. He keeps creating new content with innovative topics and is open to making videos; about the subjects, his audience are interested in. All you have to do is write what you want to hear from him in the comments section.