Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Serve the smile
HE dental profession has come a long way since its origin, somewhere around 2000 BC in Egypt. One of the most sought-after fields of expertise, dentistry presents vast scope for clinical and research-based work. With the growing stress on oral hygiene and cosmetic tooth treatments, the dental profession has got a further thrust.

"Scope for dental hygienists and technicians rising"

by Sandeep Joshi

I never thought these professionals would jump at my offer so quickly.

Engaging talent
Vibha Sharma
HE longer an employee stays on with a company, the less engaged he/she is likely to become, thus making it essential for the employer to maintain and boost adequate engagement levels at the workplace. This has been pointed out in a study by the Gallup Organisation, the global management consulting giant. It suggests that one way to ensure adequate engagement levels is by helping employees gain skills and knowledge that turn their talents into strengths. 

Substance over style
Your CV is the one thing that sets you apart from your rivals. It is vital to write right.
Karen Hainsworth
OU might think a CV is just a sales document that needs a tweak once in a while, when you’ve gained experience or want a new job. But recruiters’ needs are changing — and unless you keep up with the latest CV fashions, you’re unlikely to get on the list of candidates invited to interview.

"IT sector will need more network security experts"

Gayatri Rajwade
OFTWARE professionals will need to constantly upgrade skills to keep pace with rapid changes in technology, feels Lokesh Mehra, Regional Manager, Corporate Responsibility, South Asia, Cisco Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. Excerpts from an interview:

Summer jobs
Cool options for hot
Chetna Keer Banerjee
UMMER break is the time when youngsters want to take up part-time work, whether to augment their pocket money, to gain experience or simply to bide time and have some fun. A lot of companies and sectors beckon enterprising and energetic youth with interesting offers of summer/part-time jobs.

"BPO sector will have 7 lakh jobs in 3 yrs"
Vibha Sharma
HE BPO sector, says S. Varadarajan, Vice-President (Talent Engagement & Development), Wipro Spectramind Ltd, is the ‘victim’ of the love-hate relationship that scribes often share with it. "Employees in hospitals, hotels, airlines, manufacturing units, even journalists, work at night. So, why focus on this aspect of the BPO industry?" he asks.

Career Hotline
Model choice

Q I have completed Class XII. I aspire to be a model and want to participate in contests like Mr India. How should I go about it?

  • Gear up for automobile engg

  • Move into microelectronics

  • CA & corporate sector

  • Economic sense

  • Scope of software course

  • Clarification on sainik schools

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