moolah while the sun shines
Part-time jobs during the summer
break enable students to earn pocket money and also gain work
Shikha decided to earn some extra pocket money during the summer
vacations, she hardly imagined serving pizzas and cold drinks at a
nearby fast-food restaurant would be much fun. However, very soon, she
had friends ringing up and asking for similar jobs. Karun, a serious
student of Economics, working towards an admission to a prestigious
management institute, had no time for holidays. So, while he was in his
second year of graduation, during the summer vacation, he decided to
apply for a job as a researcher with a market research company.
Somebody must have told him that effective speech is important for career growth.
Summer jobs help youth earn
summer holidays leave the youth with plenty of free time, which many
want to utilise for gaining some professional experience. Today’s
youth, living in the age of globalisation, is not content with just
spending their summer break within the protected four walls of their
homes, watching TV, chatting on the Net or sleeping.
opens campus in Noida
country’s premier Indian Institute of Management has opened a new
campus in the industrial township of Noida, aimed at providing
managerial training to the vast technical workforce coming up in the
satellite city adjoining the national capital.
Business literature is packed
with advice about worker motivation. But sometimes managers are the
problem, not the inspiration, writes Mitu
companies have it all wrong. They don’t have to motivate their
employees. They have to stop demotivating them. The great majority of
employees are quite enthusiastic when they start on a new job. But in
about 85 per cent of the companies, researchers say, employees’ morale
sharply declines after their first six months—and continues to
deteriorate for years afterward.
Job gaffes that
show you in poor light
an endless number of ways there are to mess up your career, pretty much
all of them revolving around judgment — bad judgment. For instance, how
smart do you think it is to disagree openly with your boss over an
important issue — right in front of other people? Answer: It’s
pretty low on the smarts scale, whether you’re right or wrong,
says Richard Bayer, chief operating officer of a career-coaching
an organization goes through a major shake-up, whether that is in the
form of layoffs, top management turnover, buyouts or a company scandal,
the reverberations can be felt from the big corner office to the tiniest
cubicle. The first thing everyone is concerned about is his or her own
job and the likelihood of keeping it.
honestly and make eye contact with all panelists"
Gurneet Tej has done the
city of Chandigarh proud by ranking second in the all-India civil
services exam this year. Here, she shares her experience of the
personality test/interview in the Mains and provides tips for aspiring
Excerpts from an
How did you prepare
for your civil services interview?
SECOND TO NONE: Gurneet Tej who ranked number two in this year’s civil services exams
Infosys to bring
foreign talent to India
300 graduates to be recruited
from US varsities
major Infosys has announced its first large-scale plan to recruit 300
college graduates from universities in the USA this year and 25
graduates from Britain in 2007 as part of an ongoing commitment to
create a diversified, global workforce.
Actualise your dreams as an
Q Please tell me
how I can become an actuary. I am doing PG Diploma in Insurance
Management and have done B.Com (48 per cent).
Sow seeds of