Early this week, I chatted with a young professional who was job hunting. He told me he had applied for some roles that suited him and was awaiting a response. He looked excited and expectant. I was happy for him and hoped he would get his desired results. When the conversation was about to end, […]
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Charles has just decided to go back into the market for another role. He had been on a temporary contract across multiple employers in the last couple of years. He wanted something more stable, so he had to start looking into the market again. The good news is that Charles is highly skilled and does […]
After I completed my postgraduate degree, I landed a role that I loved in data analytics. Everything was going well, and I had a great manager that was super helpful. It felt like a wonderland. I got the opportunity to work on exciting projects too! What more could I ask for? Anyway, after 4-5 months […]
Another R vs Python debate? Nope, it’s not. Far from it. I understand your concerns. If you are reading this story, you have probably come across a few reviews or participated in similar discussions. Deciding between two popular programming languages to do data science has never been this heated among professionals. The debate is endless […]
I have read several stories of how professionals became Data Scientists. For many people, it was pretty straightforward. They enrolled in a data science, engineering or computer degree. These individuals were already proficient in one or more several languages, and it was comfortable for them to dive into the world of data. Others like me […]
I recently read the story of a young professional (let’s call him John) who had just completed his degree from a top university in the UK. He had completed his degree with flying colours and expected to get a job without any delays. He thought employers would be flocking around him with job offers, and […]
Ever wondered why some job seekers land almost every job interview they get shortlisted for? I recently participated in a LinkedIn poll seeking opinions on the conversion rates of job interviews. The moderator wanted to gather feedback on the number of interviews a job applicant needed to attend to land an offer successfully. His responses […]
Mindset is crucial for success. We often come across individuals with different mindsets, whether in a workplace or academic environment. We have different mindsets, and this continues to shape our individualities and also how we approach situations. Have you ever wondered why some young individuals seem to grow exponentially and flourish in their field of […]
I met a graduate a couple of years ago who completed his Master’s degree from a top university in Australia. We will call him Andy. Andy was intelligent, soft-spoken and confident. He approached problems with a positive mindset and always thought out of the box to solve challenges. Andy could not find a job in […]