|October 31, 2007|
|'Profit-making runs in my genes'|
Vikas Kedia, founder of mobile gaming company, MobiTrail, speaks about the spirit of entrepreneurship, his future plans and how his father's small textiles business taught him a lesson in making profits.
CAT 2007: Scream from the roof-tops if you must!
I know they say you never know what could happen on D-day. But this piece is not about whether you can change what happens on D-day; it's about how to influence that day's events in your favour.
Interior design: A lucrative career option
If you are looking at making a career in interior design, here's some helpful information.
'CAT is going towards reasoning and logic-based problems'
Experts from Career Launcher join us to discuss CAT 2007 strategies. How should you best spend the final three weeks? What can you do to avoid stress?
Know the GRE: Reading Comprehension
GRE test takers often complain that Reading Comprehension-based questions need a lot of time. They are possibly right, but only to an extent. In GRE we normally see two types of RC passages, here's a look at the first.
|October 30, 2007|
|Cracking CAT: A reader's experience|
Get Ahead reader Bharat Jaruni shares his CAT experiences. He includes his strategies for the different sections as well as his overall approach.
CAT 2007: The RIGHT strategy
When you look at a CAT paper, there are two variables which help you maximise your score viz Attempts and Accuracy. Neatly juggling these two parameters will help one score the marks that would be required to get that coveted call from the IIMs.
|October 29, 2007|
|Test yourself with this free Mock CAT|
Come Sunday, November 18, and many of you will be taking the Common Admission Test. To help you perform better, we offer CAT strategies and tips as well as live chats with trainers every week. Here's a mock CAT help you practise and gauge your skills.
Count Down: 3 weeks to CAT 2007
There are only three weeks left before CAT 2007! How can you best use your time to maximise your percentile? Read on
You have to react to news as it breaks: Shereen Bhan
She's one of the most recognised faces on television. She has interviewed the who's who of Indian business and then some. She was voted FICCI Woman of the Year in 2005 and has been oft described as one of the few TV journalists to add a touch of glamour to the field. CNBC's Shereen Bhan gets candid.
|October 25, 2007|
|Share your CAT experiences here!|
CAT aspirants document their fears and expectations. Former CAT takers tell us how they aced the exam, or where they slipped up. What about you? Any CAT related stories to share?
'We would hire 500 good people today'
Bhavin and Divyank Turakhia, co-founders of $300-million company Directi in an interview with rediff.com speak about their company's vision, their future plans and how they succeeded as entrepreneurs.
|October 24, 2007|
|GRE: An answer key for 10 mock questions|
Yesterday, we provided 10 questions that best represent the Quantitative section of the GRE. Today, we analyse and answer those questions.
Is your office spying on your online activities?
Several companies keep tabs on their employees' Internet usage and defying organisational policies on the issue could get you fired. Manpreet Juneja explains.
MBA calling? Choose wisely
With the Indian economy growing at the rate of 9+ per cent and almost every widely known and unknown multinational queuing up to set up shop here, it is only natural to expect a surge of career opportunities.
|October 23, 2007|
|Know the GRE: How to solve Quant problems|
A look at the Quantitative component of the GRE, specifically, the Mathematics questions. How should you approach them? How can you recognise certain patterns or questions types? Read on
Want a career in instructional design? Here's how!
There are many new training institutes that offer ID training. A large part of these institutes actually are run by companies that are in the business of e-learning.
A million-dollar company built on a failure
Vishal Sampat, CEO of Convonix.com, is an example of how failure can act as a stepping stone to success. Though his first internet venture failed, today he owns a million dollar company. All because he persevered with his dream.
|October 11, 2007|
|10 effective ways to stay motivated|
There are times when it seems that the road to success is filled with nothing but boulders and gaping potholes. It is on this rutted road that you need motivation the most.
Work experience and the GMAT
An important aspect of the GMAT overall evaluation process is that it enables B-schools to have classrooms with great diversity.
|October 10, 2007|
|Study Abroad: 10 popular programmes in Australia|
A look at ten popular programmes in Australia for Indian students. Do you know the various options available? Fashion design? Nursing? MBAs? Read on
All you need to know about photography as a career
Are you the one of those people who's famous for snapping pictures at parties or who enjoys capturing various shades of life through a lens? If you want to earn a living using your creative side but need more information, then this article's for you!
|October 08, 2007|
|CAT 2007: Ten common misconceptions|
A look at ten common myths about the Common Admission Test. Is the CAT a test of aptitude? Is there any value to Mock Cat analysis? Read on
Workplace acronyms you should know
EOM? What does that mean? Even on -- Mondays? And what about ETA? Or KRA? Here's a list of common workplace acronyms and what they mean.
|October 03, 2007|
|Why executives need to converse, through blogs|
Executives failing to be proactive risk losing out in the fiercely competitive marketplace. And this is where blogs come in.
The ups and downs of freelancing
Freelancers, our modern day lone rangers, Bedouins of the working world -- how do they survive? Do they save? Do they have regular work? Here's a small peak into what you can do as a freelancer and how people are already doing it.
'How I founded my own company at 26'
At 26, he set up his own matrimony portal and managed it in his spare time from his living room at home. Murugavel Janakiraman, founder CEO of BharatMatrimony.com, shares how he went about making the website one of the leading portals in its field.
The what, when and how of the GMAT
Nirman Shetty Rajmohan, who scored 770 in the GMAT, shares some useful tips and advice on how to crakc the GMAT.
|October 02, 2007|
|CAT 2007: Six tips you must remember|
An in-depth look at the Quantitative and Data Interpretation sections of the CAT. Here are six can't-miss-tips that you must remember on test day.