Tuesday, October 27, 2009

BSNL JTO 2009 Results Out

The wait of anxious job aspirants are finally over - the results of the BSNL JTO exam that was held on 21st June 2009 is out.

You can find the results by entering your roll number at the below url. BSNL however has given a disclaimer that the online JTO results may not be taken as final.

JTO Results: http://www.bsnl.co.in/company/jtoresult09/jtoresult.php

NB: This information has been collected from the internet. We have NOT received any formal announcement from BSNL regarding this.

Update 22/09/09: This news was a hoax. BSNL has not yet published the JTO results.

Update 27/10/09: The results are out. You may find it here.


Sunday, October 25, 2009

Demand for Freshers is Back!

From the present trend in recruiting, it seems that the spell cast by the recession is slowly fading off. Recruitment numbers in most cities in India show an upward trend. This is evident from this month's Naukri.com report. We have the highlights of the report from a fresh candidate's angle here.


  • Hiring activity for Freshers and Trainees showed an increase of 39 %.
  • ITES and BPO industry saw an increase in hiring activity by 18.3%.
  • Hiring activity in Real Estate increase by 36.8%
  • Recruiting for Retails has increased 12.2%
  • Construction & Engineering saw an increase in hiring activity by 6%
  • Hiring activity in Insurance and IT Software was up by 4.5% and 2.1%
  • Banking & Finance and Oil & Gas saw a dip in hiring activity by 6.5% and 4.6%

chart showing increase in jobs
You may want to read the full report here [.pdf].
*All data are for the month of Sept 09 and are compared against Aug 09.


Thursday, October 15, 2009

3 A’s of Career Change – 16 things that can make a difference

We have come up with a three page article on career change. This article covers the three A's of Career Change: Analyse, Augment and Ace. At the end of this, you would have a clear, step-by-step procedure to build a career change plan. Go ahead and read them right away!

3 A’s of Career Change I: Analyse
This step teaches you to ask yourself a set of questions to figure out the kind of career change is right for you.

3 A’s of Career Change II: Augment
This part deepens the analysis giving you insights into your future while showing you the courses, companies available for you. This part augments your analysis and will help you take the right decision.

3 A’s of Career Change III: Ace

You are now at the final part of your career change planning. This section will leave you with a plan that would land you in your dream job.


Monday, October 5, 2009

15 Tips for a Successful Career

The present employment horizon looks bleak and hanging on to the job you have at hand is the need of the hour. This would mean cutting down your demands from the employer and compromising a bit on certain areas, at least till the situation gets better.

Here are some important points to keep in mind to make your career successful.


Sunday, October 4, 2009

Choosing The Right Career

If you are standing confused at the crossroads of choosing a career, you are not alone. There are tens (if not hundreds) of thousands of fresh graduates out there along with you - why? Choosing the right career is not easy, all the more when it’s your first time doing it!

Here's an article on Choosing the Right Career that you may want to read at this point.