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July 22, 2005

Doctoral programmes at IIM-A
The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad invites applications for its Fellow Programme in Management.

Want to climb the social ladder? Study hard
A country and a people who take education seriously cannot go wrong. But the results showed much more. They reflected the role that education is playing in increasing social mobility.

July 21, 2005

Law grads earn Rs 300,000-Rs 900,000
Many of the students who passed out of the university have opted for the corporate world instead of joining the Bar.

July 20, 2005

Are you a smart manager?
A large public sector bank has been put up for sale by the government. Which bid should Arjun and his team pick as the winning bid and why?

July 19, 2005

Facing abuse at a call centre? Read this
Post the recent London bomb blasts, call centre executives are at the receiving end of abusive calls from international customers. BPO training expert Nasha Fitter offers 10 tips on how to tackle such callers.

July 18, 2005

IIM-B to introduce one-year executive MBA
The institute will most likely use the Common Admission Test to select candidates for this full-time residential programme.

July 15, 2005

Want to become a CEO?
'If you wish to become the CEO or owner of an organisation in the future, choose marketing.' This is what one of our readers had to say in the marketing MBA vs finance MBA debate.

Designing for success
Bored with plain fashion, designers shift focus to food, footwear, fragrance and other lifestyle products.

July 14, 2005

'Marketing MBA better than finance MBA'
Get Ahead readers share their views on which MBA specialisation is the best.

July 13, 2005

7 steps to a career in writing
Got excellent writing skills? Explore a lucrative career in technical writing.

Is this CAT running out of lives?
Should the IIMs' Common Admission Test be outsourced to a specialised testing service?

July 12, 2005

Board exam students get 15 extra minutes
The aim is to reduce the stress they face during the exam.

July 11, 2005

The book B-school students must read
T T Ram Mohan, a professor of finance and accounting at the IIM-A, recommends Peter F Drucker's book -- Management: Tasks And Practice.

July 08, 2005

'A glamorous job, a handsome salary, an eye on the world...'
"It's true becoming an air-hostess is usually considered an option for urban girls, but the reality is that a number of girls and boys from villages are interested in signing up," says Frankfinn's Shalini Praveen.

Finance vs marketing: Which MBA is better?
A finance MBA gets dollar-paying jobs much easier, so it offers a bigger return on investment, while a marketing MBA gets jobs specific to the Indian market. Do you agree?

July 07, 2005

Career vs money -- which is better?
HR consultant Shilpa Sheth helps you weigh the pros and cons before your make a career shift.

July 06, 2005

Joining a call centre? Think twice
Joining a call centre for the love of money? Weigh the pros and cons before taking the plunge, advices HR consutant Shilpa Sheth.

July 04, 2005

A new option in engineering
The Jain Group of Institutions announces the launch of the Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College of Engineering.

6 steps to your dream job
Anupama Bose, HR manager at Reliance Petroleum, recommends these mantras to help you sail though D-day.

July 01, 2005

Five steps to ace your job interview
Giving interviews is a skill and, just like any other skill, it too can be developed. Here are some handy hints.


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