is the limit for airhostesses
The burgeoning tourist traffic in India is creating more and more
demand for people in the service sector of the aviation industry. With
several international as well as domestic carriers scouting for talent
in the region and offering lucrative packages, the job prospects of
airhostesses are soaring high, writes Aditi
a preferred destination for over 2.5 million tourists annually, India
accounts for 4 per cent of the world tourist traffic. The figures are
swelling with each passing day, creating unlimited job opportunities in
the aviation, hotel and allied sectors.
to new places great learning experience"
Chib, an airhostess with Air-India for the past 15 years, has a
portfolio that cannot be ignored. A qualified pilot and lawyer,
Nalini holds a commercial pilot's licence from Texas and longs
to explore the skies. Nalini was a second year law student in
Panjab University when she got an interview call from Air-India
for the job of an airhostess. At 21, she left her hometown
Chandigarh and law training to move to Mumbai to pursue a career
in aviation. Her mother, Shanta Jeswani, who had been an
airhostess in the sixties,' and her father, an engineer, were
keen to see her as an airhostess.
Nalini Chib, an airhostess with
personnel for international business
the globalisation of the economy, more and more companies are coming
up in the export sector, giving a boost to the job opportunities for
the students of International Business. To meet their manpower needs
several institutes are offering professional degrees in this field.
The Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB) is one of the
institutes offering Post-Graduate Diploma in International Business.
run career counselling centres?
year, lakhs of students passing out from schools prepare and look out
for careers in different fields. Many of them are unaware about the
career opportunities available in fields other than medicine,
engineering or the IAS and allied services. In such a scenario, should
the government run counselling centres to guide students properly
about the careers best suited to them? Manish
Kumar Singal examines.
interests dictate work choices
decision of one's career is the most important decision of our life.
Yet, often it is made on the basis of unrealistic professional
aspirations, inadequate knowledge, parental and societal pressures and
emotional factors that should rightly be irrelevant to this decision.
a peek at offbeat courses
interactive session on 'Offbeat Courses and Careers' held at R.R. Bawa
DAV College for Girls, Batala, last week brought into focus certain
non-conventional career options, the training facilities available to
pursue them and their job potential.
Q I am keen to take up a course in ceramic design. Please suggest
some institutes that offer this course? What are its job prospects?
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