Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Catch the cream job
The fast growing dairy sector is churning out a demand for more and more technologists and researchers. Go along this flow of swelling opportunities, writes Kulwinder Sandhu.
Dairying plays a dynamic role in India's agro-based economy and our dairy industry is one of the fastest expanding in the country owing to the rising consumption of milk and milk products like butter, cream, curd, cheese, ice cream, sweets, etc not only in the larger cities but also in small towns and the rural areas.

Corporate Chat
“Dairy sector provides 5 lakh jobs”
The expanding dairy industry, which provides thousands of direct and indirect jobs, needs more and more trained hands. Dr Ram Chand, Head of the Extension Division, NDRI, Karnal, outlines the future needs and prospects of this industry. Excerpts from an interview:

by Sandeep Joshi

I want to be a career counsellor. Please guide me where to begin.

City talent draws BPO firms, more takers than jobs
Geetanjali Gayatri

The two-day career counselling and job carnival that concluded at Government College for Girls, Sector 11, on Sunday was a first-of-its-kind affair for the city, both in terms of taking job opportunities right to the doorstep of students and bringing employers from different sectors together under one roof in a college campus.

Making workers smile, the HR way
human resource managers play a key role in defining the work climate of a company through care programmes meant for the internal customers — the employees — was highlighted at "Radiance-A Learning Symposium" organised by the University Business School (UBS) here on Sunday.

Bag a role in retail
ith supermarkets and shopping malls coming up at an increasing pace, retail management is possibly one of the fastest growing careers. The Indian retail segment is one of the largest in the world; a joint report by McKinsey and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has pegged the Indian retail market at $180 billion. And though it has a long way to go as far as organised retailing is concerned, it is growing at a steady rate of 11-12 per cent and accounts for around 10 per cent of the country's GDP.

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