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December 30, 2005

What's the first year at an IIM like?
Wondering what freshers at a B-School go through in their first year? We got one of them to tell us.

December 28, 2005

Want to migrate to the US?
Get advice from US visa expert Dr Arun Vakil.

December 27, 2005

Applying for a US visa? Some useful tips
The US is a hot destination these days for further studies, jobs and permanent citizenship. US visa expert Dr Arun Vakil tells you how you can secure your US visa.

December 26, 2005

How to succeed at investment banking
A veteran investment banker advises freshers on how to play the game.

December 23, 2005

Why I chose a residential B-school
What advantages does a residential B-school have over a day-school?

December 22, 2005

4 steps to acing Group Discussions
Requires out-of-the-box thinking, analogy and example-based discussion (For example: Money is sweeter than honey, blue is better than red)

Is your call centre safe?
The murder of an employee in Bangalore has spurred call centres to take a second look at their security measures.

December 21, 2005

Don't want to do night shift in a BPO?
BPO expert Nasha Fitter suggests you join domestic BPOs.

December 20, 2005

'BPOs are a stepping stone to greater things'
BPO expert Nasha Fitter explains how you can use your call centre experience to your advantage.

December 19, 2005

My life as an investment banker
It may not be a bed of roses, but the thorns are well padded, says former investment banker Rohan Siddhu.

'BPO has definite growth prospects'
This is what BPO training expert Nasha Fitter told Get Ahead readers in a recent chat.

December 16, 2005

Choose the right foreign university
Value-add to your resume with the various benefits offered by a foreign education.

December 15, 2005

6 steps to launching your own business
There are six critical elements to creating a new venture: searching/ idea formulation; idea screening; planning and financing; setup; startup; ongoing operations and growth.

Want to do your MBA abroad? Work here first
Planning to do your MBA abroad? Overseas counsellor Karan Gupta tells you how to ensure your admission.

Women call centre workers in India satisfied
A new book claims that women in call centres are happy with their work and how it has changed their lives.

December 14, 2005

What you need to know about BPOs
Management trainer and author, Business Process Outsourcing, Dr Sarika Kulkarni tells you how you can benefit from the booming BPO industry.

Can't afford a foreign degree?
International education expert Karan Gupta suggests you apply to universities known to give funding. If you don't get it, apply for a US or Indian education loan.

December 13, 2005

Applying for a UK student visa?
Follow these guidelines to ensure you get your visa.

December 12, 2005

How I got the Erasmus Mundus scholarship
Siddhu Warrier describes how he managed an Erasmus Mundus scholarship to study in the European Union.

Careers: How to become a chef
If you love the aroma of good food, enjoy experimenting with ingredients and would do anything to give an aesthetic look to your culinary creations, being a chef could be your calling.

December 09, 2005

Ever considered DJing as a career?
One can earn anywhere between Rs 25,000 per gig or even Rs 5 lakh for playing at a party

December 08, 2005

GBS plans management course for executives
Globsyn Business School will be launching its Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management programme for executives early next year.

Can you afford an education loan?
The best education adds long-term value -- and you have to be willing to pay the price, says Rashmi Bansal.

Get a PGD in geriatric care
The KMM Academy of Health Sciences invites applications for its Post-graduate Diploma in Geriatric Care Programme.

December 07, 2005

Free mock SNAP test
To help you perform better in SNAP, Get Ahead brings you a FREE Mock SNAP test, with answers and an analysis for every answer.

December 06, 2005

Tips to ace Group Discussions
Understand what a GD is all about, why institutes conduct it and how it differs from a debate.

December 05, 2005

The book that inspired me
Adil Malia, director, Coca Cola India, explains why Jim Collins' Good To Great is a must read.

December 02, 2005

Can you handle a stress interview?
In a chat with Get Ahead readers on November 29, trainers Gautam Puri and Arun Wadhwa of Career Launcher (I) tipped off MBA aspirants.

December 01, 2005

Is good English necessary for a great GD?
In a chat with Get Ahead readers on November 29, trainers Gautam Puri and Arun Wadhwa had this advice to offer MBA aspirants.


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