Careers

  • Campus Calling: How to choose your best career option? June 27, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Dilemma of a working mother: Why should we have to choose June 26, 2014

    My generation of mothers is not the first one to have a full-time job and raise a family. I can't speak with any authority of what their work-life balance looked like. This post is only about Indian mothers like me in this day and age, who live in cities, are...
  • Campus Calling: Possible career options after completing your educations June 20, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Praveen Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Arsene Wenger signs new three-year deal at Arsenal May 30, 2014

    London: Arsene Wenger signed a new three-year deal to manage Arsenal until 2017, renewing his commitment to the club on Friday after ending a nine-year trophy drought. The new deal was announced by Arsenal to the London Stock Exchange and will take Wenger into his 21st year at the club, where...
  • Born to be a voice over artist or a musician? 10 cool career option for 20-somethings May 24, 2014

    Out of college and have no idea what to do with life? Engineering and medical entrance examinations have had students flocking coaching centres from years before they are even eligible to take the paper. Are we really limited to these two options as career choices in India? The commerce students...
  • Manchester United great Ryan Giggs ends playing career May 19, 2014

    England: After 13 league titles, two Champions Leagues, 963 appearances and many more amazing memories, Ryan Giggs brought an end to his incredible 23-year playing career at Manchester United on Monday to take over as the club's assistant manager. British football's most decorated player made the announcement in an open letter...
  • 60 per cent women drop career in middle: Experts March 9, 2014

    Notwithstanding the upsurge of debates and measures to promote gender equality in workplace, experts say around 60 per cent of the women drop their career in the middle. At the entry level, most organisations do well in hiring and training women, but the struggle with retention begins when women reach mid-managerial...
  • Interview: I'm ready for the New Zealand challenge, says Varun Aaron January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Elated after his call-up to the ODI Indian squad for New Zealand tour, pacer Varun Aaron credited his hard work for the recall. Aaron has represented India in four one-day internationals and has bagged six wickets. Two years ago, Aaron made his debut against England at Wankhede Stadium...
  • Who is Ishwar Pandey, the latest entry to Team India December 31, 2013

    Until the 12th standard, Ishwar Pandey - son of a retired Subedar Major in the army - had no business with serious cricket, let alone fast bowling. But a chance visit to a selection trial changed his life forever, and with India call-up, the 6-feet-2-inch man from Madhya Pradesh has...
  • Mark Webber celebrates 'special' final race in Formula One November 25, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber couldn't quite muster a victory in his final Formula One race. Finishing second at the Brazilian Grand Prix wasn't a bad way to bow out either, though. "It's been a real pleasure for me to finish today's race like this," Webber said. "I'm happy with the finish...
  • Farhan Akhtar's band gaining popularity among youngsters October 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Apart from being an acclaimed director-actor, Farhan Akhtar has been giving a lot of importance to his music career as well. He launched his band Farhan Live earlier this year and it's gaining a lot of popularity. "Farhan Live has been approached by umpteenth education institutes. He has been...
  • Sachin Tendulkar farewell set to begin in little-known Lahli October 26, 2013

    Since the day Sachin Tendulkar decided to call it a day after his 200th Test next month, preparations were set in motion for a month-long 'Tendulkar Festival' that will begin at the little-know town of Lahli in Haryana, where the master batsman will play his last Ranji Trophy game beginning...
  • Ajit Agarkar retires from all forms of cricket October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Ajit Agarkar, the Mumbai player who established the record for taking the fastest fifty wickets in ODIs, on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket from immediate effect. The 35-year-old allrounder who was involved in some magnificent Indian victories - both home and away, decided to call it...
  • Emerging careers in banking, insurance sector October 13, 2013

    Even though there has been a downfall in the economy, banking and insurance sectors continue to provide career opportunities. The need is just to understand them. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar in numbers: Interactive graph October 10, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release a statement...
  • Sreesanth's controversial career ends on Friday the 13th September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Tainted fast bowler Sreesanth has been found guilty of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League season six by an internal probe conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and has been banned for life - incidentally on Friday the 13th. Sreesanth - unaware of...
  • List of Leander Paes' eight men's doubles Grand Slam titles September 9, 2013

    New York: List of men's doubles Grand Slam titles won by India's Leander Paes. Men's doubles (eight titles): 1999 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 1999 Wimbledon with Mahesh Bhupathi 2001 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 2006 US Open with Martin Damm 2009 French Open with Lukas Dlouhy 2009 US Open with Lukas Dlouhy 2012 Australian Open with Radek...
  • News briefs: HCL to install ATMs for payment of electricity bills July 29, 2013

    The frequent experiments with the billing process in the city have not only left the discom officials sweating but have also made the consumers suffer. After the experiments of on-the-spot billing in 2011-2012 and taking photos of meter reading by mobile phone in 2012, the recent experiment to print photo of meters on...
  • My book is about real women doing real things: Sangeeta Mall June 24, 2013

    Author Sangeeta Mall's 'Flight of the Flamingo', the first title in the Beyond Pink series, takes a look at the real dilemmas of urban women who choose to follow their gut, using their talents and career options to design a life they can be proud of. Author Sangeeta Mall joined...
  • Campus Calling: Answer to your university admission queries June 21, 2013

    As admissions in universities are round the corner, Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • A good MBA education changes the way one makes decisions: Amit Bansal June 18, 2013

    Amit Bansal, CEO and co-founder of PurpleLeap, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on how to plan a career in management. Q. They say Management is 90 percent leadership and 10 percent technical skills. can leadership be acquired? Asked by: sundar1950in A. It is true that most of...
  • Factbox: Returning Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho June 3, 2013

    Here is a look at the life and career of Jose Mourinho, the charismatic Portuguese manager, who has rejoined Chelsea. EARLY DAYS: - Jose Mourinho was born in January 1963 in Setubal, Portugal. - Following a modest playing career, he accepted a job in 1992 as an interpreter for former England manager Bobby...
  • Lowdown on the life and career of Jose Mourinho May 21, 2013

    Here is a look at the life and career of Jose Mourinho, the charismatic Portuguese manager, who will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season after reaching an agreement with the club on Monday to leave three years before the end of his contract: EARLY DAYS: - Jose Mourinho was...
  • Global careers: Right exposure, skills needed by Indian students March 31, 2013

    Globalization and an open economy has made it possible today to work with rest of the world as a global citizen and have a global career. However education, exposure and highly developed skills gives one a skill to have a fantastic professional carrier internationally. ...
  • Obama appoints first female head of Secret Service March 27, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has appointed veteran agent Julia Pierson as the new Director of the Secret Service, making her the first female to head the elite commando unit responsible for the security of the first family. "Julia is eminently qualified to lead the agency that not only safeguards...
  • The idea behind this book is to look at risk in a different light: author Sonia Golani March 7, 2013

    Rahul Akerkar has a Masters in Biochemical Engineering from the US but is better known as a celebrity chef and owner of Mumbai's fine dining restaurant, Indigo; Manohar Parikkar went to the prestigious IIT, Bombay but makes headlines as the honorable Chief Minister of Goa; Harsha Bhogle is an alum...
  • Indian women prefer more flexibility at workplace, says survey March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Majority of working women in the country prefer greater flexibility at workplace and they define professional success as the right balance between work and personal life, says a survey. Professional networking site LinkedIn's survey that was released on Monday said that 94 per cent of Indian women felt...
  • Gul Panag: Does marriage still tie an actress's career in knots? February 6, 2013

    In the last few months, two of Indian cinema's leading ladies got married. They're both talented, in great health, very attractive and at the peak of their careers. Will they fall prey to the accepted wisdom that marriage deals a death blow to the career of an Indian actress? People...
  • Kohli career-best 5th in new T20 rankings December 29, 2012

    Dubai: India's Virat Kohli jumped five places to a career-best fifth in the latest ICC T20I batsmen rankings released Saturday. The rankings were released at the end of India's T20I series against England and Pakistan, as well as South Africa's three-match series against New Zealand. While India levelled the two-match series against...