Shore way to a bright
The high seas
harbour a host of job opportunities for those driven by wanderlust and
the desire for a life away from the humdrum. While the Merchant Navy and
the Indian Navy are the conventional options, cruise liners too recruit
a lot of people the year round, especially from the hospitality
industry, writes Biswajeeban Sharma
if you had the opportunity to embark on a trip around the world and get
paid for doing it? What if your place of work is not a dingy workstation
in a block of concrete but a floating sun-drenched five-star hotel
heading for Alaska or Bermuda? And as you sail you explore the secluded
beaches of Seychelles and saunter through the streets of Casablanca.
sea of opportunities
FOR those who are looking for
something more durable than a career on a cruise liner, harbouring
expectations of salaries as high as the shipís mast, and love the
idea of travelling around the world on company expense, Merchant Navy
has a lot to offer.
Fly high over
IF you keep yearning
for azure skies, if you keep dreaming of Sea Harriers, choppy waters,
enemy submarines and destroyers on the roll, if you keep playing war
games in your mind ó stalking the skies for prey ó you might be
cut out for a career as a naval pilot.
An option for
Behind the web of
magic in the latest Spiderman 2 flick or the delightful antics
of toon characters on the tube is the touch of animation artists. With
computer-aided animation being among the fastest growing fields
worldwide, nearly 3 lakh animators are expected to be employed in this
industry by 2008, writes Manish
you ever wondered how your favourite Tom and Jerry show, or the Walt
Disney characters would seem if there was no animation? Certainly,
they would not be half as adorable or entertaining if animation
artists had not put life into them.
by Sandeep Joshi
Sir, the atmosphere here is suffocating, thatís why ...
To work from
home discipline is must
by Usha Albuquerque
KAPOOR provides nourishing meals to 25 families in her neighbourhood.
Five years ago, she was a housewife, with time on her hands. But the
unexpected death of her husband in a car accident forced her to become
STEPS TO SUCCESS
work can take you places"
RAGHU RAI, one of
Indiaís ace photographers, first handled a small Agfa camera out of
sheer curiosity at his brotherís place in Delhi. The year was 1964
and Rai, then 24, had just completed a one-year stint as a drawing
instructor in the Jat Regiment in Ferozepore.
A host of private
institutes are catering to the need for IT professionals in India,
which is growing day by day. In 2003, the total supply of IT
professionals stood at 1,46,557, according to estimates. It is
estimated that the figure will touch 1,53,233 in 2004-05 and 1,60,152
Fair offers blend of ordinary
To those who came to window shop for courses, the two-day
education fair that concluded at the CII here on Sunday offered a
mix of the routine as well as the unusual. Organised by Education
Worldwide India, the event attracted participants from several
cities in the region as well as other parts of the country.
by Pervin Malhotra