The land of the kangaroo offers
plenty of options to Indian students to earn and learn. But the youth
headed from Amritsar to Adelaide or Mumbai to Melbourne must choose jobs
and courses with care, writes Inderdeep
is a Sunday and the gurdwara`A0in Melbourne, Australia, suddenly comes
alive with young boys and girls as they troop in when the community
langar is about to begin. It is here, in Blackburn, that a mini India
exists, where its culture thrives among the scores of Indian students,
who intermingle not only to ward off their gnawing loneliness but also
to forge affinity as well as to exchange information.
Sir, can I use the phone-a-friend lifeline?
your prospects in clinical research
Manish K. Singal
research is a field where one not only gets job satisfaction but good
money as well. It is through this profession that doctors and pharma
professionals have invented drugs to cure a number of diseases. Although
this field is much more well-established in foreign countries such as
the USA, Germany, England and Switzerland, with the globalisation of the
Indian economy, many MNCs engaged in this work have set up base in India
an interview is a call away
of the hiring trends in vogue is the telephonic interview. Here are some
tips to survive these. Today, you
can definitely count on the telephonic interview as one of the screening
rounds while conducting your job/internship search. Employers choose
telephony for reasons such as distance from the work site or for making
first cuts and to determine if they want to arrange a face-to face
a resume that generates results
resume itself can get you off to a good or bad start while applying for
a job. It will thus be in your interest to use your resume to bring to
the prospective employer’s attention the reasons why you are suitable
for the job and why you should be called for an interview.
a crucial job
Sonia went into a depression after her poor marks in the board exams,
her mother was reluctant to consult a psychiatrist. However, several
sessions with a counsellor helped Sonia face the world with some
confidence. She is now in college, and has a new friend — the
and old rival
good job market means chances for good career moves. Alas, all good
things have some catches. And one associated with a nice move to a new
company can be this: You find yourself face-to-face with one of your
serious rivals for the job — an inside person who now reports to you.
your ways at work
someone in the next cubicle routinely hawks up phlegm and spits it
ceremoniously into the wastebasket. Or hacks a raspy cough, then sneezes
with mouth uncovered. Or clips toenails. Gag.
Sometimes you're forced to say to yourself: "If he/she does that
one more time, I may get violent."
Q I am an animal
lover and would be very happy if I could have a career where I can spend
a lot of time with animals. What are the options I could look at other
than veterinary science?