Rabu, 25 Januari 2012

Beauty Culture: A Rising Career in India

The beauty culture is rising in India with more number of people becoming conscious about their appearance and looks. Nowadays, both men and women seek professional beauticians to groom them. Moreover, with more women becoming financially independent, their increased earning capacity along with above mentioned reasons has resulted in increased demand for beauty treatments and skilled stylists giving beautician jobs a boom in the market.

Beauty culture is not about outer appearance only but includes services like massage and spa that relax your entire body, mind and soul. The beauty profession is increasingly becoming unanimous choice for lucrative career in India. Not only female employees but also men are becoming a part of beauty jobs. Beauticians are trained professionals to offer beauty services such as hair styling, facial, bridal makeup, massage therapy, manicure, pedicure, saree draping, personal grooming, nail art, and much more.

Eligibility: A career in beauty industry gives you a lucrative and recession proof job opportunity. Moreover, to obtain any course in beauty treatment does not require high education. Minimum qualification required is 10th pass. To become a successful beautician you need to have two major qualities- aptitude and determination.

Courses: A number of short-term and long-term diploma and certificate courses are available that can be taken as per your career plans. The duration of these courses may vary from 1 month to 12 months.You can even get on-the-job training facility while working as a trainee.

Training Schools: A large number of colleges and beauty training schools offer diploma in beauty culture. Some of them include VLCC Institute (all major cities), MeeraBai Polytechnic; Delhi, Government Women's Polytechnic College; Udaipur, and Shri Vaishnav Polytechnic College; Madhya Pradesh, among others.

Recruiters: After pursuing diploma and certification in beauty culture from any one of the reputed college you can get hired by top companies like Clara International, VLCC, Eves, Schwarzkopf, Botox Cosmetic, Lotus, Kushi, and Lakme, among others. On completion of diploma or certification courses in beauty you can even start your own saloon.

VLCC is one of the most renowned fitness and slimming corporate in the world. VLCC Group includes a number of its reputed brands such as VLCC Institute of Beauty, VLCC Spa, Health & Management, VLCC Personal Care Ltd., and VLCC Health Care Ltd. The institutes run by VLCC aims at offering highly skilled professionals to the beauty and health care industry.

A career in beauty culture has bright future due to the continuous growth in demand for beauty services in personal care market in India.Job opportunities in the field are not restricted to beauty industry but include a wide scope in other industries such as fashion houses, Films & TV industry, hotels, and academic institutes, among others.

Job opportunities include: beauty advisor in a reputed cosmetic firm, can be appointed to give demonstrations on skin care and make up, start your on business by opening a saloon, work as beauty consultant, etc.

Rabu, 11 Januari 2012

MBA - A Quick Guide to a Lucrative Future

MBA is the topmost opted for degree which is taken up by most of the graduate students. A great demand for MBA as a course started after the era of industrialization and when scientific approach to management was necessary to introduce scientific approaches to management. MBA has developed as a career option very recently. GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is the entrance exam which is necessary to clear in order to opt for MBA.

The first MBA (Masters in Business Administration) program was started in the 19th century. Major areas for MBA are accounts, finance, marketing, human resources and operations.

Types of MBA 
MBA programs vary depending on the time span and the purpose for pursuing MBA. Based on these two parameters MBA programs are divided into:


Accreditation of an MBA program is necessary in order to compare it with the certain set standards for conferring the MBA degree. One must check the applicability of accreditation of the MBA course. MBA colleges are necessary to be accredited by AASCB, ACBSP or IACBE which are major accreditation bodies in the United States.

Subjects under study 
Some of the major subjects that you would come across when you are studying MBA are:

Integrated management 
Integrated management as the name suggests is an overall approach to management where various methods are utilized in order to manage a particular business well. A manager needs to be aware of different aspects which are related to employees' right from personal growth to the various fundamentals necessary to run a process well in a business.

Accounting is an essential player in any firm. The financial standing of a company is determined by a proper accounting system. The employees of an organization need to know the financial condition in order to determine if the company is doing well or not. The investors who are external to the company also need to be aware of the financial position of the company. Stock and shares are to be known well for better transparency of the firm.

Human Resource Management 
The human resource is the heart for any company or firm to work well and make progress. A better human resource can be developed with good training and development facilities and it will also ensure employee retention. Employees who are interested in the work will contribute to better productivity and in turn more profits. Employees are the ones that make a company and happy employees lead to more profits. This subject would teach you to organize human resource.

Marketing spreads awareness about your product in the market. You need to create good awareness about a new product in the market so that it does well and sustains the market forces. Marketing is a subject where you would be taught to create a need among consumers, make the product available to them and also ensure product recall.