Hurry, take up the study
A meteorologist's job is to
analyse and predict natural phenomenon like winds, cyclones and
hurricanes, writes Usha Albuquerque
It is when cyclones strike with their
ravaging trail of destruction, or when any other natural phenomenon
disrupts our daily routine that we think of the weather man. Never
has the importance of this science come home to us more forcefully
than in the past couple of months with Mumbai under floods,
Hurricane Katrina devastating parts of southern USA, and unseasonal
heavy rains causing havoc in northern and western India.
Q I am doing B.Sc Statistics. I searched for jobs on the Internet and found nothing for ‘statistician’. Help!
A: Many people with degrees in statistics do not work with the title “statistician.” They are business analysts, professors, economists, mathematicians, statistical software engineers, risk analysts, quality analysts, investigators, environmentalists, pharmaceutical engineers, and researchers who use statistics on a daily basis to perform the functions of their jobs.
Next lesson ... This modified bat will help avoid any controversy between you and the coach.
yourself to achieve goals
Even if we like our work, sometimes it takes a little extra something to get that oomph during the day—and no, I’m not talking about a double espresso with a side of espresso. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that.)
But how do we get reinspired in the midst of a long project?
beware! you may be googled
Most job hunters never even know when they’ve lost out on an interview because of “digital dirt.” That could include a photo of you and your college buddies smoking something that’s not exactly tobacco — stuff a prospective employer finds by googling your name that causes her to scratch you off the “to call in” list.
Such ignorance would have been bliss for Hamilton Linn, who, back in
1997, the days before we googled everything, was interviewing with
an Internet Explorer manager at Microsoft headquarters. The
interviewer called up on his screen Linn’s personal web page,
Use the resume to
market your skills
Research shows in India that only one interview is granted for every 200 (app) resumes received by the average employer. Research also tells us that your resume will be quickly scanned, rather than read.