out your growth in social sector
The spectrum of opportunities
for sociologists is as vast as society itself. They can work as census
officers, counsellors, social welfare and labour officers, among other
things, writes Inderdeep Thapar
is a subject that attracts many students but the general perception is
that its scope is confined mainly to teaching and to being a scoring
option for the civil services examinations. However, in reality,
students of sociology have myriad work opportunities before them, within
the country as well as abroad.
I would’ve been a bookie, but I couldn’t bet on the job.
are job fairs better than campus placements?
Job festivals are a
meeting ground for job-seekers and companies in search of talent. Their
popularity is fast increasing in City Beautiful, with three such events
having been organised in the last few months. What are the advantages
that job fairs offer over campus recruitments and routine job hunting? Geetanjali
Gayatri finds out.
Navneet Trikha of Shoppers' Stop, who put up a stall at the recent ITFT
job fest, "Job fairs enable us to interact with a variety of people
on one platform. I strongly advocate organising more job fests since
these provide a mix of raw and experienced hands.
tenures can be a grey area in your job history"
Chetna Keer Banerjee
Dave, Head of HR, Integreon, Mumbai, has 11 years of experience in human
resources and administration. Apart from a generalist HR role, he has
proven his competencies in areas like organisational climate surveys,
managerial development practices, performance management, and change
agent for OD interventions such as internal focus groups.
Note the quote
The difference between a job and a career is the difference between 40 and 60 hours a week.
— Robert Frost
India Inc homes
in on Class of 2005
2005 at IIM-Indore were distinguished by the participation of companies
from a wide range of industry sectors, a 66 per cent increase in the
number of recruiters, veritable downpour of lateral offers and a 20 per
cent increase in the average salary. The average accepted CTC salary was
8.16 lakh. The corresponding figure for the lateral offers stood at 8.60
things to come
the cork and raise a toast to the Indian wine industry! With more and
more Indians beginning to enjoy good wine, the industry has been
bubbling. Today, wine is not only produced in India, but there is also a
huge demand for a variety of wines from around the world.