full of promise
staffing the buzzword in job mart
the retail market projected to grow by 30 per cent in the next
five years, over 20,000 new jobs are likely to arise during this
period in the northern region. In this scenario, the staffing
business, with a Rs 350-400 crore turnover, is set to expand
Sir, I suggest we drop the words ‘do you have that
magic in you?’ from the recruitment ad.
time is a stressful period for both the youngsters and their
parents. The anxiety does not end with the test—be it the
boards, an interview or competitive exam. Some are able to face
the situation. But some fail to meet the expectations set by
themselves or others and fall prey to mental agony. To a certain
extent, stress is necessary as it enhances mental activity and
helps the student in gearing up.
BITS AND BYTES
outsourcing firm to hire 4,000 in India
Sutherland Global Services, a New York-based leading
business process outsourcing (BPO) firm, said in Mumbai recently
that it would add 4,000 more employees in its India operation as
part of the company's expansion plans. Sutherland, which had an
employee base of 1,500 in India in September 2003, has grown
rapidly in recent months to become a 7,000-strong BPO organisation
in the country.
details mar a job resume"
Born and brought up in
Chandigarh, Manu Kapila did his Bachelor's in Mechanical
Engineering from Punjab Engineering College and went on to do his
MBA (HR) from UBS, Panjab University. He has worked in varied
industries, including an NGO.
Launching a new book? Releasing a new product? If you're smart,
then you'll first hire a public relations firm. Right from
collecting finances to getting those snobbish journalists to write
about it, public relations can do practically anything to make
your product get noticed. It's the glitz and glamour that get
noticed first, the substance comes much later.
to know your firm"
done her B.B.S from the College of Business Studies, Delhi
University, an MBA degree was obviously the next in line for Divya
Jindal. And this student of UBS, Panjab University, has made a
mark by bagging the job with the highest annual package of Rs 8.5
lakh among the Class of 2003-05. She has been selected as Deputy
manager (Domestic Mktg), Abhishek Industries Pvt Ltd, Trident
- A Bias for Action
Managers Harness Their Willpower, Achieve Results, and Stop
By Heike Bruch and Sumantra Ghoshal; Penguin — Viking; pages
209; Rs 595.
- Fundamentals of Sales
By Ramneek Kapoor;
Macmillan; pages 336; Rs 255.
no stumbling block to bright future