:: Managing your boss
Bosses come in different
textures: the Raging Bull, Mr Tyrant, The Insecure Boss, Mr Androgyne.
Each of them snarl and make demands, they smile occasionally...
We all have horror stories to tell, but the pros can tell you
how to tackle them.
:: Building a career
It is not just about getting a degree. Most
learn the ropes as a trainee or apprentice with an established
firm. Any school would hone your design skills and teach you management,
but architecture is not just about design. It also means coordination
with electricians, plumbers, building materials suppliers, carpenters
:: Gift of
With trade zones getting
more blurred each day, the demand for people who know foreign
languages keeps steadily increasing. The most sought-after is
Jawaharlal Nehru University, which offers a three-year degree
course in several languages, including French, German, Chinese,
Spanish, Arabic, Persian. The latest offering is the Greek language
course. The three-year course leads to a Master's in the same
language and a M. Phil and Ph. D. thereafter.