In this globalization era, the career world does not only require people with only good academic skills, but also those with strong character. That was told by Dr. Syahrial Mukhtar, M.M. of PT. Pertamina (Persero) in the debriefing of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) October 2016 period prospective graduates on Tuesday (18/10) at the Graha Sabha Pramana (GSP). Syahrial mentioned that there are at least three characteristics of human resources needed in today’s global competition. It is integrity, creativity, and diversity.
Currently the Japanese companies opened themselves by recruiting 25% international graduates of Japanese and non-Japanese universities each. This is what underlies the Top Career, in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, to hold NIN2 (Nippon New Network for Innovation) Job Fair in Indonesia.
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) organizes Alumni Meet and Education Promotion in ASEAN countries during the months of September to October 2016. This is one way to increase the university’s reputation towards World Class University status by organizing the UGM education promotion along with Alumni Meet. The program began in several ASEAN countries namely Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. This is done considering a strong alumni association will support their positions in ASEAN countries on facing the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
Directorate of Partnership, Alumni and Global Initiatives (DKAUI) organized UGM Career Talks and Exploration # 7: “Working in Teams” seminar on Wednesday (14/9). This event is a part of seminars and workshops series in 2016, which has reached the seventh series. The event that was held at the UGM Central Library Seminar Room, 2nd Floor was attended by about 120 people who are final year students and alumni from various departments at UGM.
Currently, the number of entrepreneurs in Indonesia still has not met the ideal number to dominate the single market era of the Asean Economic Community (AEC). Stands at 1.56% of the total population of Indonesia, the country still needs 5.8 million new entrepreneurs to catch up with other countries. Therefore, in the presence of three thousand August 2016 period prospective alumni of Diploma and Undergraduate program, Dr. Tirta Mandira Hudhi, owner of ‘Shoes and Care’ and Agus RS. Soeparto, personal photographer of Presidency of the Republic of Indonesia sought to rekindle UGM Alumni entrepreneurship spirit on Tuesday (23/8) at Graha Sabha Pramana.