Itís not smooth
sailing for Indian students in Australia, as was highlighted by a recent
protest against a university, writes Inderdeep
recent agitation by students
of Central Queensland University (CQU) in Melbourne threw the spotlight
on several issues facing the Indian youth who head Down Under for higher
studies. The three-day fast by 122 students of CQU was finally called
off after the university agreed to give provisional enrolment to those
who had been protesting against the mercenary attitude of the
authorities. All the students had been told they had got supplementaries
and would have to redo the semester.
Sir, this little genie wants a job. Should we appoint him to write our companyís annual reports?
testing time for lawyers
nascent legal process
outsourcing (LPO) industry in India is set for a quantum leap with the
introduction of a new Global Legal Professional (GLP) certification test
for law graduates in the country.
1000 CEOs, 2.3 m IT
economy booming, India is
running short of 1,000 chief executive officers (CEOs) across industries
as it requires a projected 2.3 million professionals for Information
Technology and IT-Enabled Services by the year 2010.
Bits & bytes
courses to woo professionals
a view to helping working
professionals learn while they earn, Guru Gobind Singh University (GGSIPU)
recently started a series of weekend programmes in management,
engineering and media.
OUTSOURCING IN REVERSE GEAR
several home-spun projects
at its disposal, India's animation industry has come of age and could
even resort to "reverse outsourcing" to fill the talent gap.
your skills to attract interviewers
fine morning, you get
excited after seeing an advertisement in the leading newspapers asking
candidates to attend an interview for a job with a reputed MNC. Like
many fresher candidates, you too make up your mind to try your luck.
However, keep in mind that like you there are hundreds of candidates
aspiring for the same job.
to get punctual
you suffering from the
widespread always -late syndrome? No matter how hard you try, you fail
to be there on time. You are late whether it is the class lecture at 11
a.m. You know that to get to a class lecture on time, you must be out of
your house at least half an hour earlier.
be a News maker
you dream about becoming a
Barkha Dutt, or Vir Sanghavi? Do you wish you could interview Aishwarya
Rai where she talks to you about her heady ascent to stardom and her
impending marriage? Or do you feel strongly about poverty, and
corruption and see yourself investigating the biggest scandal of the
Q I am interested in becoming a
fashion designer and a musician. Can I pursue both careers
simultaneously? Please advise.
ó Farhad Ahmed