Get booked for life
turnout of politicians and celebrities at the recent launch of Vikram
Seth’s new book ‘Two Lives’, is an indication of the increasing
popularity of publishing. Every week you read about a book launch or
book reading. Vikram Seth, Arundhati Roy, and Amitav Ghosh are today
mobbed by fans as much as any film star. New books and Indian authors
are the flavour of the day, as India takes its place in the
international publishing world. In fact, India has rapidly turned into
the prime source of academic literature on South Asia. India today
exports books, periodicals and journals worth crores.
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stereotyping can be stifling
few weeks ago, Neil French, a well-known advertising executive, told 300
people that women "don’t make it to the top because they don’t
deserve to." He elaborated, saying that women are apt to "wimp
out and go suckle something." Just
about the same time, a new survey announced that gender stereotypes
still exist in the workplace.
your career fears
there something in your
career that you really want, but you are afraid to go after it? We all
experience fear at certain points in our career. Maybe, it is the new
job we wanted to apply for, but were afraid we would not be chosen.
Maybe, it is the new idea we wanted to propose, but were afraid it would
interviews can be tricky
to be among the wanted. That’s what many workers out there say when
they hear friends or colleagues moaning that they don’t know what to
do when a recruiter — or headhunter — calls them at work to tell
them about an exciting new job.
for the boardroom!
rules apply in the boardroom. Here are some of them to help you master
the game. When it comes to the corporate workplace, there’s no place
quite like the boardroom.
Q I have been working for a private
airline for two-and-a-half years. I want to become an air traffic
controller. How do I go about it? What courses can I do? Please help.