You apply to numerous jobs daily.
“Thank you for your application for the [job position title] at [company’s name]. …, unfortunately, we have to inform you that this time we won’t be able to invite you to the next phase of our selection process.”
You get frustrated.
You are not able to figure out how to at least make it to the interview stage.
First of all, you should know that You are not the problem here.
Then, what’s the problem?
It’s the current hiring process.
Usually, these days companies use ATS systems for processing job applications. ATS is an emotionless algorithm that parses resumes based on the keywords and other matching things with the Job description. …
Storytelling has been there for ages. It has helped people to make a better sense of the things happening around them and before.
People have been using it to draw the attention of not only the audience in front of them but also the people coming after them.
Storytelling is an art. As times have passed by, the techniques, methods, and tools of storytelling have changed but the main concept and goal remain the same i.e. to engage your audience so effectively that they can actually relate to what you are saying.
As data scientists, we are also told to be good storytellers. Reason being that we often need to present our work to different stakeholders. Since they are from different backgrounds so we have to change our tone accordingly. But what remains the same in every scenario is your story. …
Learn how to effectively tell a story in order to explain your work.
You are a data scientist, or somehow involved with the data science probably learning it which is the reason you are reading my article.
You were given a classification problem.
You think you used the best model for modeling it.
But someone asks you to explain the process that how you did it?
and you are lost…….
Yes, it has happened to me in the past.
You are no different.
As data scientists, we play with data as a part of our daily jobs. We are used to extracting insights from the data provided to us and find some meaningful relationships amongst different variables in the data. …
A person’s attitude today defines what they will be tomorrow…
Most of us have goals and these goals in life pave the way for us to succeed.
But having a constructive approach towards your goals is really important.
Everyone aspires to become a better version of themselves and strives to achieve this in their own way.
I have some goals in my life too. Although, I cannot brag about achieving most of it, what I learned after years about goals is that organizing life is really necessary if someone is serious about their goals.
Here are some of the reasons that stop people from achieving what they…
Learn to win by embracing your failures…
You might have heard the term ‘failure’ from the people around you.
It’s attributed to defeat, losing, or similar meanings.
People think that if you fail, everything ends up. It’s a separate discussion. But what’s real is that people around you kind of want to ‘force’ that failure on you.
Let’s see how to deal with that situation:
The world doesn’t end with a defeat. There’s much more than that. There are other options too. Give yourself some space to explore other things as well.
“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is a delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. …
It’s damn easy. You can do it!
Writing is a creative process.
It’s an art. It takes time to write good content and then building a reputation on top of that.
You might be struggling with writing content that people like, share, and want to read again and again. Remember, creative things take time to come into existence.
According to research by Content Marketing Institue about B2B Content Marketing, only 5% of B2B Content Marketers are very successful in their content strategy. There are a lot of things that collectively contribute to a writer’s success and failure.
But the most important thing in this is the content itself. Your audience engages with your content and you build your credibility with that. No one knows you, what you do or how good you are at your subject. …
As engineers, we want our applications to be decoupled from each other and follow an architecture that’s distributed in different parts or services. This makes it easy to disintegrate, replace, or remove different parts without affecting the overall functionality of the applications and software systems.
Messaging is an important part of software systems. It’s a norm to send or receive messages in text and other formats to-and-fro your software system. This is where message brokers come into play.
What they do is that they manage all of your messages by exposing a simple API for you to send and receive messages. Internally, message brokers use a queue to manage all the messages and work on the principle of LIFO (Last-In, First-Out). …
“If I was able to raise the capital, I would’ve pursued my dreams.”
“You don’t get it because you don’t understand my situation.”
“I can’t achieve Y…Uhm…Since I don’t have Y.”
You might have heard these kinds of excuses from people around you.
Generally speaking, people are of two types.
People having a growth mindset and those who are opposed to that. People with a growth mindset are the ones who have vision, dreams, and goals they work towards.
I call them successful people.
Because they might not be successful at that time.
Or maybe they might not be able to achieve quickly, but they have the most important trait of people who embraced success. …
I’ve seen a lot of people not getting a job, rejected, or something like that.
I agree that there are a lot of challenges here and everywhere, but, nowadays there are so many opportunities around you that you can avail and really shine in your field. If you are a software engineer, there are many hackathons, coding competitions, open-source events where you can participate for free without any pre-requisites of hard and fast coding skills, and incredible genius.
If you are a content writer, write content-writing contests or similar keywords in Google, and you’ll see thousands of results that can open up doors of opportunities for you. …
Everyone follows Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and thousands of other successful people. People see all the aura around their personality but neglect the things that were key in their growth. We want to be icons like them and idolize their current position, status, and reverence.
But did you ever think that what are the three key things in their lives?
If you read biographies or life accounts of the most successful people, you’ll find that one of their most important habits is persistence.
No one gets fame, success, and honor in a day. All that glitters is not gold. …