Zumbeel – an excellent resource for telecom professionals

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Some of you must have read the tales of Umro Ayaar; Arabian folklore about a dynamic person who had got almost everything under the sun in his sack or ‘zumbeel’. Same is the case with Zumbeel, a portal where plenty of resources about telecom industry are available. The portal is not-so-new but deserves a review.

The basic theme of the portal, according to site owners, is that it’s a telecom career e-tool where job seekers are not just provided with job listings but are also trained and molded into better telecom professionals. To prove this, they are offering career management services, forums and discussion boards, blogs, polls and interviews. Telecom news are another feature available on this portal. They have also recently added chat widgets and e-learning database on the portal.

The site offers limited features for free subscribers and they can’t even view the complete job listings. They are offering a 6-month student package for Rs. 1260 and professional one for Rs. 2100. The price factor and the limited scope (just telecom jobs are posted) diminish the chances of a massive growth but a small but niche following is a great possibility.

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  • Rehan Mustafa

    It is indeed an excellent addition in the local telecom scene.

  • It seems like a good resource for Telecom Engineers, the reason I is say this is because zumbeel offers jobs for engineers , the forums talk about technology and that is about it. In my opinion telecom industry has produced a lot of “hybrid” business areas such as HR project management, corporate project coordination , product management etc. These areas do not require hardcore engineers in fact they require individuals who have a sound understanding for technological aspect of telecom products and at the same time they can understand the market dynamics so they can develop projects which will sell. Another area that has become house to a lot of our young graduates are the telecom call centers.

    In my opinion Zumbeel should introduce forums, industry practices , job oppurtunities and maybe an expert panel to address these non technical job areas in the telecom industry and then we will have a complete telecom portal here.

    But then their vision may only be focused on engineering.

  • Agreed but zumbeel has been evolved from yahoogroups which had always been focused on telecom engineering.. so they mignt have plans to evolve it further in the future..

  • Yes, Zumbeel is one great portal for fresh and telecom industry professionals alike. As far as Umar Khan’s response, i would beg to differ.

    Umar I propose you go through the forums section and you will see the other aspects of telecom apart from engineering. You’ll find room leaders discussing Project Management, Telecom Operations management and other softer aspects of Telecom.

    One of the objectives of Zumbeel is to bring under one umbrella the IT and Telecom professionals and provide them quality networking, mentoring and coaching opportunities.

  • I want a job in telecom sector

  • I found zumbeel a grt website. thanks for telling me about it.

  • i like it.

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