Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Opportunity comes calling
Nearly 1.5 lakh telecom professionals will be required over the next 2-3 years, writes Usha Albuquerque
OBILE phones, cable television, Internet, broadband connectivity, net telephony are just some of the many new technological innovations we take so much for granted today. Twenty years ago, many of these facilities were unthinkable. Over the years, from the then revolutionary telephone to today’s cutting-edge space communication systems, the global telecom industry has undergone a massive transformation. Countries and continents are brought closer by means of fast emanating information carrying communication networks. Towns, cities, trade centres, harbours, ports, even space is now connected with underground cables, radio links and satellite.

Sandeep Joshi

Illustration by Sandeep Joshi
This celebration is for a job well done. Our son scored high enough for our picture to appear
in newspapers.

Anu Malik guides audio course students
O celebrate its fifth anniversary, SAE, a media education college, held a grand function at its Mumbai campus recently. It was attended by the students, alumni, staff and a leading name in commercial music, Anu Malik, who interacted with the budding audio engineers of the country. Malik stressed on the importance of technical know-how in the audio industry.

Be game for this work
Manish Kumar Singal
EVER wondered about the day when you will be paid to have fun? Well, the time is not far away. In fact, with the emerging scenario in India and the craze one would encounter in games design and development industry, it could be as soon an the next hour. Gaming action in India has been mostly in the field of online, non-interactive and casual games.

Event buzz
“Keep more than one career choice alive”
Gayatri Rajwade
OW exactly does one draw up a career plan? Some clues about this were provided by Usha Albuquerque, well-known career counsellor, at a recent seminar in Chandigarh on the ‘Recent Trends in Professional Education — an Overview.’

Career Hotline
Job Racquet

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  • Consultancy clues

  • MBA after engg

  • Palette of options

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