|June 30, 2008|
|CV writing: Keep it honest, relevant, simple|
What is it in a CV that gets an interview call and what is it that gets it chucked in the bin? We ask recruiters just that.
IT grad, now you can get industry-ready online
Mindlogicx Infotech, an R&D-based technology firm at Whitefield in Bangalore has now for the first time launched an online finishing school which would help aspirants from any part of the country to nurture their dream of being industry-ready when they join the IT sector.
|June 26, 2008|
|Study Abroad: 10 tips to packing smart|
As much as you don't want to upset your Mom for not taking stuff that she wants you to, there are a few things you need to keep in mind when it comes to deciding what gets to be part of the 20-something hour flight and what does not.
|June 25, 2008|
|All you want to know about Class X online admissions|
In a chat with Get Ahead readers on June 23 Varun Seth, one of the students who developed www.mumbaiapplication.com, guided Class X students on how to apply online for admissions to colleges in Mumbai.
|June 18, 2008|
|Applying to college? Make an informed choice|
Choosing the college you will spend the next five years of your life at is a big decision. And as with most big decisions, there are a number of things to consider before you make your choice. Weigh them wisely before making your choice.
|June 17, 2008|
|Open office? More reason to watch your manners!|
If you happen to work in one of these open offices, there are some 'unwritten' rules you might want to follow to keep your work environment conducive and productive. Here's how to work effectively and make the most of your open office!
|May 28, 2008|
|Engineering students zero in on the IT sector|
According to a survey by global information and media organisation The Nielson Company, the IT industry is the most-favoured sector for engineering students who will be graduating in the year 2009. Read on to learn more.
Study UK: 'Visa procedures are less scary now'
Dan Chugg, the First Secretary and the official spokesman of the British High Commission in New Delhi, in an exclusive phone interview talks about studying in the UK.
|May 27, 2008|
|Awe-inspiring: The waiter who will be an IAS officer|
Jayaganesh's story is inspiring not because he did not lose heart but also because he comes from a very poor background in a village in Tamil Nadu, and though he studied to be an engineer, he worked at odd jobs, even as a waiter for a short while, to realise his dream of becoming an IAS officer
All you want to know about online MBAs
Here's all you have ever wanted to know about online MBAs.
|May 22, 2008|
|ISB Dean: 'Getting quality faculty is the biggest problem'|
Dean of ISB, M Rammohan Rao on ISB's new programmes, their unique selling proposition, placement programme, their recently launched pre-doctoral programme and dearth of quality faculty crunch faced by Indian management schools.
'My daughter went to India with stars in her eyes'
"She was sure about her decision. I had my doubts, particularly since we had no family or friends in that part of India. I could not quite visualise her alone in a completely new environment, in a totally different atmosphere. A thousand questions plagued my mind; and talking to relatives and friends about it did not help either."
|May 09, 2008|
|Fulbright Master's Fellowships for young Indians|
The Fulbright Master's Fellowships for Leadership Development for outstanding young Indians to pursue a master's degree program at selected US colleges and universities in the areas of Business Administration, Communication Studies, Economics, Environment and Public Administration.
|May 07, 2008|
|Study New Zealand: What you MUST know|
Excerpts of an exclusive interview with Ms Kerry Greig, Immigration Manager with New Zealand High Commission and Mr. Maninder Singh, Expert, Admission services with BetterThink, a language division of Top Careers & You (TCY) on what you must know before going to NZ for higher studies.
How far would you go to 'fit in' at work?
Ever wondered why you were sidelined and your colleague got that promotion at work? Perhaps you should know how to 'fit in' at your work to and win the heart of your seniors.
|May 05, 2008|
|All you need to know about careers in the Indian Navy|
The navy is a wonderful way of seeing the world while serving your country and building goodwill. If you're willing to put up with the stresses of being on a ship and away from your loved ones for a long stretch of time, a career in the Navy could be for you.
|April 21, 2008|
|Careers in the Army: How you can sign up |
India has many military academies that take promising young cadets and mould them into the fighters and commanders of tomorrow. All expenses, including mess and books, are paid for by the military. Here'a a look at some of them and how you can get in.
Young housewives, re-launch a successful career!
The Tata Second Careers Internship Programme (SCIP) is reaching out to talented, qualified and experienced women who may have had to leave their jobs due to various personal/ family reasons. Read on to learn more.
5 ways to unwind at the office
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy'. Now, nobody wants to be Jack, but invariably at some point during work you find that Jack's shoes fit just fine. Here are some easy ways to recharge.
|April 17, 2008|
|Are you cut out for a career in the Armed Forces?|
Wouldn't you like work that is not only highly rewarding, in terms of growth, camaraderie and pride but also provides you a way of repaying all that you owe your country. If your answer's yes, a career in the Indian Armed Forces might be for you.
GRE: FAQs on sections and scoring
Atul Prashar, examination expert from TCYonline, takes a closer look at the various sections of the GRE and scoring patterns.
|April 14, 2008|
|Readerspeak: '27% quota will damage premier institutes'|
We publish reader reactions to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold 27 per cent reservations for OBCs in IITs, IIMs and other central educational institutions.
How to explain a sudden 'I quit!'
If you have felt trapped in a situation where you need to explain and rationalise the decision you made to a prospective employer, here are a few pointers that you should consider.
|April 11, 2008|
|Expert speak: Should you consider studying in Australia? |
While some immigration experts predict the student surge to continue for some more time, past and present Indian students in Australia fear a host of problems like a job crunch and high living costs. We address some of these questions.