Assessing employability skills as part of the hiring process is becoming prevalent in UAE organizations and more so employers are insisting on the newly hired recruits to have essential workplace competencies along with their academic skills. Industry’s demand on the importance of improving the skills of graduates has raised the bar of incorporating necessary graduate attributes as part of the academic curriculum. This is day 1 of the 2 day ESW organized in collaboration with PeoplePro for 67 students in the domain of Engineering, Computing and Architecture students. PeoplePro is a very well reputed organization having various flagship programs and certain tailormade workshops that make students “Life-Ready”! They have been successful in equipping students, both in schools & colleges, to face LIFE with confidence.