Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Book a place in publishing
With a lot of publishing work being outsourced to India and many small players too taking a plunge into the field, this is just the right time to write out a role for yourself in the book business, writes Chetna Keer Banerjee
OR those who want to make publishing their business, there couldn't be a better time to get hooked to the job of producing books. With a lot of publishing operations being outsourced to India, job opportunities in the industry are witnessing a spurt.

"Outsourcing means more editing, typesetting work"
HEN Tejeshwar Singh set up Sage Publications (Delhi) in 1981, it was basically a one-man show. Today, riding the publishing boom that India is slowly, yet steadily, witnessing, its operations have expanded and so has the staff strength (107, including 33 editorial members). The man behind this success story discusses the challenges and opportunities that the Indian publishing industry offers.
Tejeshwar Singh , MD, Sage Publications. — Photo by Rajeev Tyagi
Tejeshwar Singh , MD, Sage Publications.

Avenues in aviation
by Vijay Mohan
HE steady growth of the aviation sector in India is opening up a host of career opportunities. The industry not only offers jobs of pilots, cabin crew and aircraft engineers, but also encompasses other lesser-known vocations.

Talk yourself into being a speech therapist
by Manish Kumar Singal
PEECH therapy and audiology is a promising career option for those interested in paramedical sciences. The government has, however, not shown much interest in promoting this profession. Says Dr Sushil Kumar Pali, a Senior Speech Therapist and Audiologist in The Institute for Physically Handicapped, New Delhi, "The government should offer some incentives and benefits to speech therapists and audiologists."

It takes more than a pair of ears to listen
OW often have you found that the man you go to see at an office is signing papers, shuffling files and attending to a number of other chores while talking to you. How often have you found your mind wandering during a business meeting, and lost track of what’s being said?

Career in copywriting
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