Get a dose of Pharma
Till a few years ago, there used to be a mad rush for admission to the MBBS and BDS courses. Almost all students passing the senior secondary school examination in the medical stream had a one-point agenda: to clear the PMT. Let alone the students, their parents were also crazy about their wards cracking the pre-medical test.However,
this mindset has witnessed a radical change in recent times. The
long and arduous path one has to tread for becoming a full-fledged
(read specialist) doctor, coupled with the emergence of a vast
variety of alternative courses, has made the students as well as
parents realise the significance of other medical fields.
Where there is a pill, there is a wAy
I don’t need to see your resume, you look like Harry Potter.
Change from a negative to
you ever wondered as to who are the people you instinctively keep a distance from? And who are the ones you are attracted to?To the former class belong the scowlers and
sackcloths. They are the gloomy ones who go about as if the world is coming to an end. They ‘regale’ you with their ailments. They virtually stink.
to have single database for 1.6m IT employees
the chamber of commerce and 'voice' of the IT software and services
industry in India, plans to have, within three years, a single database
National Security Registry for the 1.6 million people directly employed
in the industry.
in time of change
employees that they must
change is one thing. Inspiring them to do so is quite another. Sure, you
might say that the continuation of their paychecks is quite the
motivation, and, in fact, it is. But plenty of people who are not truly
won over have a knack for expressing willingness, while sabotaging in
subtle ways.Several suggest these resources for bosses looking to learn
more about what it takes to inspire.
Placements for retail course
Asian Institute of
Retail Management (AIRM), has been able to get 100 per cent placement
for the first batch of its retail certification programme.The AIRM was
set up by the Asian Education Society in April this year in association
with a leading management institute, Lingaya Human and Technological
Development Centre, Faridabad, according to Ashwani Luthra, patron of
varsity set to take wings
first space university is all set to take wings next month, seeking to
groom tailor-made experts to fuel the country's satellite and rocket
programmes."August middle is our target", said G. Madhavan
Nair, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, which is
setting up the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)
and expected to meet the high technology requirements of ISRO.It would
initially operate from the campus of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre at
Thiruvananthapuram, a lead centre of ISRO, which will create a
full-fledged infrastructure for IIST on a picturesque site in Ponmudi
near the Kerala state capital in about two years.
and scientists to get more Space
Realty sector needs skilled hands
S. C. Dhall
to a shortage of skilled manpower in construction companies, acquiring
qualified workforce is becoming a key factor for realty firms.Project
engineers with sufficient experience are in very short supply in the
construction sector. The manpower crunch is also hitting the engineering
design consultant space.Domestic
construction companies have started acquiring firms that have specific
execution capability in terms of people from Malaysia, Dubai, Egypt,
Ireland, Israel and even vice-versa in a number of cases, as per
requirements. Even Malaysian firms are providing training to a number of
Indians from construction companies. On the other hand, a number of big
developers have started visiting the Indian Institutes of Management at
Ahmedabad and Lucknow to recruit management trainees.