Experience over degree
An MBA degree is not
enough to get you a dream job
qualification from a B-School may not guarantee a lucrative job as
companies now want their potential employees to have sweated it out
in the corporate corridors before going for the MBA degree. "A management
graduate with no work experience may be poised to go nowhere with
over 80 per cent of potential employers of MBAs looking for
candidates with at least a year's prior work experience,"
according to a new survey of over 500 employers in more than 30
This is not what we meant when we said:, “We will fulfill your dreams.”
Class of 2008
Right time for
Mary Ellen Slayter
AN MBA from a top
school is often seen as a guaranteed investment, boosting your
earnings as well as your career trajectory. But how do you know
when it's the right time to pursue a master's degree in business? "You have to be
ready," says Sam Kang, associate director for recruiting at the
University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
"You have to ask yourself three questions: Why an MBA, why now
and why a particular school?"
A fit choice
Sachin Tendulkar has
one, so does Saurav Ganguly. Suneil Shetty also has one. We’re not
talking cricket or Bollywood. It’s physiotherapists that are among
the most wanted people today, particularly for those who want to
stay fit and in good health. Physiotherapy, as a
profession, may briefly be defined as a science that seeks to
alleviate movement dysfunction, and to promote optimal health and
functions of the human body.
could ground aviation industry
THE Indian aviation
industry, pulsating with growth, is facing a talent crunch which
could potentially impede the prospects of the sector, industry
officials feel. "The way the industry has grown, getting the
right people on board, especially those in operations, is a
challenge that airline companies have to face," Surajit
Banerjee, Head of HR, Spice Jet, said during a recent panel
discussion on "Is there a pilot on board" in Bangalore.
India needs more nuke
Despite India enjoying
one of the largest human resource pool of experts in nuclear science
and technologies, it needs more professionals in the sector in
immediate future due to expanding nuclear power programme, Atomic
Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar said recently.
Lure of cure
Q I cleared
the Class XII Board Exam with 94 per cent marks. I want to be a
doctor. Is there any scholarship or fellowship scheme, which can
help me to study in a foreign university? Also, tell me about the
institute in India where I can fdo research in the medical field.
— Harsha Bagla
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