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Beyond Borders: Navigating Challenges and Building Careers – Insights from Expats Kashif Shamim and Ahsan Ali

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In the global landscape, moving to a foreign country for career opportunities has become a common narrative for Pakistanis. The fourth episode of “Youth on the Rise” by Dice, hosted by Mr. Umer Chaudhry, delves deep into the experiences and challenges faced by individuals who have embarked on this journey. In this episode, we follow the compelling stories of Kashif Shamim and Ahsan Ali, two tech enthusiasts who relocated to the UK, leaving their comfort zones behind. As they share their trials, triumphs, and insightful perspectives, we gain invaluable lessons on career, adaptation, and critical thinking.

Personal Backgrounds and Career Influences:

Kashif and Ahsan kick-start the conversation by delving into their personal backgrounds and the pivotal moments that shaped their careers. Both guests discuss how their upbringing and early experiences influenced their career paths, shedding light on the importance of staying true to one’s roots while pursuing their passions.

Ahsan also shared the motivation behind his decision to move to the UK and his initial experiences. This segment serves as a reminder that venturing into the unknown can be both daunting and rewarding. He also shared insights into the future of the Fintech industry in the UK, providing aspiring professionals with a glimpse into the career prospects in this rapidly evolving field.

Overcoming Challenges and Navigating Job Interviews:

Moving to a foreign land presents a myriad of challenges, from cultural differences to the task of acing job interviews. Kashif and Ahsan opened up about their struggles and how they overcame these obstacles with determination and resilience. Their advice on navigating job interviews in a new environment serves as a guiding light for individuals stepping into uncharted territories.

Racism, Independent Thought, and Work Ethics:

Addressing the sensitive topic of racism, Kashif shared his experience and the strategies he employed to navigate such situations, emphasizing the importance of open dialogue and understanding. The conversation then shifted to critical thinking and independent thought, highlighting the significance of nurturing these skills in a rapidly changing world. 

Work ethics, a cornerstone of any successful career, are explored in detail. Kashif and Ahsan share their perspectives on what work ethics mean to them and provide real-life examples of how maintaining strong work ethics has propelled their careers and positively influenced the organizations they have been a part of.

In this insightful episode, our guest speakers open a window into the challenging yet rewarding world of expatriates in the tech industry. Their experiences serve as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring tech professionals, encouraging them to embrace change, foster critical thinking, and uphold unwavering work ethics in their pursuit of success.

Join the Journey:

Watch the full episode here and stay tuned for more empowering stories, where every episode unfolds a new chapter in the lives of inspiring individuals shaping the future of technology and beyond.

Also check out the list of high-tech trainings Dice has to offer at DiceCamp, where knowledge meets opportunity.

Also don’t forget to stay in loop with us across our social media playgrounds:

👍 Facebook
📸 Instagram
📺 YouTube
🌐 Website

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Beyond Borders: Navigating Challenges and Building Careers – Insights from Expats Kashif Shamim and Ahsan Ali

In the global landscape, moving to a foreign country for career opportunities has become a common narrative for Pakistanis. The fourth episode of “Youth on the Rise” by Dice, hosted by Mr. Umer Chaudhry, delves deep into the experiences and challenges faced by individuals who have embarked on this journey. In this episode, we follow the compelling stories of Kashif Shamim and Ahsan Ali, two tech enthusiasts who relocated to the UK, leaving their comfort zones behind. As they share their trials, triumphs, and insightful perspectives, we gain invaluable lessons on career, adaptation, and critical thinking.

Personal Backgrounds and Career Influences:

Kashif and Ahsan kick-start the conversation by delving into their personal backgrounds and the pivotal moments that shaped their careers. Both guests discuss how their upbringing and early experiences influenced their career paths, shedding light on the importance of staying true to one’s roots while pursuing their passions.

Ahsan also shared the motivation behind his decision to move to the UK and his initial experiences. This segment serves as a reminder that venturing into the unknown can be both daunting and rewarding. He also shared insights into the future of the Fintech industry in the UK, providing aspiring professionals with a glimpse into the career prospects in this rapidly evolving field.

Overcoming Challenges and Navigating Job Interviews:

Moving to a foreign land presents a myriad of challenges, from cultural differences to the task of acing job interviews. Kashif and Ahsan opened up about their struggles and how they overcame these obstacles with determination and resilience. Their advice on navigating job interviews in a new environment serves as a guiding light for individuals stepping into uncharted territories.

Racism, Independent Thought, and Work Ethics:

Addressing the sensitive topic of racism, Kashif shared his experience and the strategies he employed to navigate such situations, emphasizing the importance of open dialogue and understanding. The conversation then shifted to critical thinking and independent thought, highlighting the significance of nurturing these skills in a rapidly changing world. 

Work ethics, a cornerstone of any successful career, are explored in detail. Kashif and Ahsan share their perspectives on what work ethics mean to them and provide real-life examples of how maintaining strong work ethics has propelled their careers and positively influenced the organizations they have been a part of.

In this insightful episode, our guest speakers open a window into the challenging yet rewarding world of expatriates in the tech industry. Their experiences serve as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring tech professionals, encouraging them to embrace change, foster critical thinking, and uphold unwavering work ethics in their pursuit of success.

Join the Journey:

Watch the full episode here and stay tuned for more empowering stories, where every episode unfolds a new chapter in the lives of inspiring individuals shaping the future of technology and beyond.

Also check out the list of high-tech trainings Dice has to offer at DiceCamp, where knowledge meets opportunity.

Also don’t forget to stay in loop with us across our social media playgrounds:

👍 Facebook
📸 Instagram
📺 YouTube
🌐 Website

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