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June 30, 2005

Where business and pleasure mix...
What is the ISB campus like? B Dasarath Reddy hangs the place around to get an idea.

6 'soft' skills you need for success
Technical and job-related skills are a must, but they are not sufficient when it comes to progressing up the ladder.

June 29, 2005

Planning: The stepping stone to success
Career counsellors Niyati and Amrita from YoungBuzz have some hard advice to offer Get Ahead readers on how to make the right career decision.

Get admission in your dream college. Here's how
The mad rush for admissions to the right college has begun! Here are seven parameters to help you select the best college.

Was your student visa rejected?
International education counsellor Karan Gupta answers readers' questions on studying abroad.

June 28, 2005

Arts, Science, Commerce -- the eternal dilemma!
Do you choose Arts, Science or Commerce? Gauge your options and then decide. Career counsellors tell you how.

June 27, 2005

Fared badly in your exams? Here's help
Here are some tips for all those of you who are feeling down and out now that your results are finally out.

Hot career options after Class X
Career counsellors Niyati and Amrita from YoungBuzz tackled questions from Get Ahead readers on how to proceed after Class X and Class XII. Here is the transcript.

Interested in a medical scholarship?
Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore,invites applications for a medical scholarship.

June 24, 2005

Unhappy with your SSC result? Read on
Over a span of one hour, career counsellors Niyati and Srividya tackled questions on Class X results, study options, new vocational disciplines and more. Here is the transcript

Taking the GRE/ GMAT? Try this strategy
Did you know your score in the GRE/GMAT depends a lot on how you answer the first few questions?

June 23, 2005

Simple tips to crack GRE/ GMAT
Giving GRE/GMAT? Here are two important non-academic tips that have the power to influence your score!

June 22, 2005

Are you making the right career choice?
Instead of choosing a career option based on the percentage you score, follow Dr Shelly Verma's six mantras and make the right career choice.

June 21, 2005

Valuable pointers to plan your studies abroad
International education counsellor Karan Gupta answers readers' questions on studying abroad.

June 20, 2005

Improve concentration. Heed Viswanathan Anand!
Stressing the importance of chess in helping one improve concentration, Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand advised children to focus and enjoy the game without worrying about the outcome.

Back to Nature, the new way to de-stress yourself!
Techies and IT professionals have found the best way to de-stress themselves, by going back to Nature and learning more about it.

June 17, 2005

Make contacts, meet achievers, grow fast!
A public relations professional builds and enhances the image of an organisation or an individual. Learn more about this career.

June 16, 2005

7 skills to jumpstart your PR career
Do you have what it takes to make a career in PR?

June 15, 2005

A checklist for US student visa interviews
United States Visa & Immigrant Consultant Dr Arun C Vakil offers a checklist to increase your probability of getting a student visa at the first attempt and avoid rejection.

An international discount card for students!
From providing discounts in flight and train fares, accomodations in over 100 countries of the world, the International Students Identity Card benefits millions of students abroad.

June 14, 2005

Do you need work experience for a B-School abroad?
International education expert Rituparno Roy Chowdhury answers your questions on studying abroad.

June 13, 2005

Learn how to flip a bottle like Tom Cruise!
Now, bottle flipping and juggling glasses is fast emerging as a career choice with the increase in demand for bartenders.

June 10, 2005

Financial aid for studies abroad!
International education expert

June 09, 2005

A winning Statement of Purpose!
Education abroad expert Rituparna Roy Chowdhury offers a sample Statement of Purpose.

How to make it as a singer!
Sonu Nigam suggests ten tips to aspiring singers on how to make it as a playback singer.

June 08, 2005

Studying abroad: Write an impressive SOP!
Overeas education expert Rituparna Roy Chowdhury has tips that should help you frame your essay and Statement of Purpose.

June 06, 2005

Avoid stammering in public. Here's help
BPO training expert Nasha Fitter answers Get Ahead readers' questions on BPO training and etiquette.

June 03, 2005

Can you monitor an aircraft?
Air Deccan is looking for an Operations Assistant in Kolkata.

How good are your negotiation skills?
Tracmail, a global call centre, is recruiting Collection Specialists, in Mumbai.

Want a career in marketing?
A matrimonial/ model coordination company is recruiting Marketing Executives and Senior Marketing Executives.

Is it better to study in the US or the UK?
The transcript of a chat between Get Ahead readers and international education expert Karan Gupta.

June 02, 2005

Can you manage a team efficiently?
An associate of Hutch is looking for Team Leaders, Senior Sales Executives, Sales Executives and Trainee Sales Executives.

How tough is it to get US student visas?
A transcript of the Karan Gupta chat with Get Ahead readers.

Got a flair for customer service?
Manpower ITeS is looking out for Customer Support Professionals, Voice-cum-Data Associates and Technical Support Officers for its call centre and BPO clients.

No more board exams!
Keeping exam-related stress in mind, the National Curriculum Framework Report 2005 has made some novel suggestions.

Career lessons from Bunty Aur Babli
Izzat (Respectability) x Mazaa (Fun) x Matlab (Meaning) = Career Satisfaction. Apply it to just about any industry or profession. And it works, says Rashmi Bansal.

June 01, 2005

BPO jobs for the taking
Mind Trainers is recruiting Technical Support Executives, Customer Care Executives, Senior Technical Support Executives and Senior Customer Care Executives.

A BPO wants customer care specialists
An international call centre is recruiting Customer Care Specialists for their inbound and outbound processes.

At 30, I am richer than most IIT/ IIM grads
Rishiraj Nath shares his career story.


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