Job hunting, the cyber way
for a dream job? Muttering silent prayers, hoping to wrangle the
best deal with a six-figure salary and a duplex apartment thrown
in? Or are you just keeping your fingers crossed, till they ache
and the knuckles show, fervently hoping for headhunters to amble
along and roll the red carpet for you? Well, this need not remain
just a pipedream.
yourself to get a good job
by Usha Albuquerque
the job market has exploded with hundreds of new jobs being created
every day, while there are also many that are fading away. The
unprecedented era of technology has transformed the job market
rapidly, remaking virtually every aspect of the way we work and the
way we live. Fifty years ago, machines ruled only the industrial
sector, but today the impact of the computer chip magnifies the power
of the human mind and intellect.
by Sandeep Joshi
When I said ‘bring new faces’ I did
not mean this.
BITS AND BYTES
Job fair for
air hostesses a big draw
The Air Hostess Academy’s
three-day ‘ Big Leap Job Fair’, held in the Capital recently, was
a big draw. The fair was organised to provide on-the-spot jobs to
candidates in different airlines, hotels and other service industries.
STEPS TO SUCCESS
is the watchword"
NARAIN, the Director of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE),
hogged news space in August last after the centre reported high level
of pesticide residue in 12 brands of cold drinks.
A window of
Window dressing is fast
coming up as a lucrative career choice for those who wish to be
self-employed. The new breed of visual merchandisers are much in
demand in shopping plazas, fashion boutiques, emporia and at
exhibitions. Even five-star hotels hire these professionals to
decorate their lobbies and French windows during festival time,
future behind the lens
Fat salaries, foreign jaunts, the opportunity to scale dizzying
heights and rub shoulders with the bold and beautiful. All these make
fashion photography one of the most sought-after professions. But
there's more to it than just clicking pretty faces.
Step on the
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehra Dun, the only one of
its kind in India, offers petroleum-related postgraduate and
undergraduate courses. The university also trains professionals in the
fields of other conventional and non-conventional energy sources —
solar, wind and tidal energy.
Do What You
Don’t Want to Do
by Barbara Warren and
self-help manual is meant for the quintessential procrastinator-a
person who does not do what needs to be done. Broadly divided into
three sections, the first part, "Who You Are' outlines the
personality traits of procrastinators and examines the causes for this