August 8, 2014
I recently came across this really good video by where the crew interviewed some top engineers, artists and writers from the gaming industry. The purpose was to understand how to get into the gaming industry. The workforce of the gaming industry is segregated into developers, artists and writers. The writers come up with the […]
August 8, 2014
Video resumes are incredibly interactive - each minute on a video, if used well are worth a thousand words. It is so easy to go through a 3 minute video and you would have conveyed more than what you could have with a 100 page booklet about yourself. Humour, creativity and imagination, when put to […]
January 30, 2014
A tech interview is one of the most strenuous things that a programmer can be put through. Companies like Google and Facebook put prospective employees through as many as 8 to 9 rounds of interviews before making a hiring decision. Each round is tougher than the previous round and the number of mistakes that you […]
December 18, 2013
I was at a conference, speaking about the pitfalls of working at a startup. It wasn’t easy to do so, as it was a 100 + audience of startup enthusiasts, so saying that I was treading on a minefield, would be putting in lightly. In the audience, was my previous boss. We were working on […]
November 20, 2013
I was speaking with a professor at a university, which had an abysmal placement record. It was a touchy topic but I had to know what he thought were the reasons for a lack of placement. However, he seemed pretty unapologetic about it. He said, “It is an academic degree. What makes you think that […]
September 26, 2013
After working through rigorous years in college, the placement season is finally upon you. You applied for your dream company and fortunately, were shortlisted. You have also survived the ruthless eliminations in the written test and the group discussion. Now it’s just the technical interview that separates you from your goal. At this stage, the […]
July 27, 2013
My  summer internship at HackerEarth has ended but the learning over past two months at HackerEarth has been more enriching than any education I have ever received. I feel lucky that I got an opportunity to work with one of the most talented teams that could be there in a startup. The journey of two […]