Archive for the ‘Etc’ Category

Résumé Rejection Reasons – An Illustrated Guide – Part 3 – Résumé Content

Part 3 – Résumé Content Let us take a magnifying glass and zoom in on the various faux pas in a résumé’s content that get it noticed, and not in a good way. If you can avoid these mistakes in your résumé, you make a huge leap up on the leader-board. Capitalization The rules of […]

Résumé Rejection Reasons – An Illustrated Guide – Part 2 – Résumé Sections

Part 2 – Résumé Sections Let us take a quick and critical look at some of the common sections that a résumé is supposed to contain, in roughly the same order in which they are expected, starting with… Name Please use your complete name in your résumé header, properly capitalized and spelled the same way […]

Résumé Rejection Reasons – An Illustrated Guide – Part 1 – First Impressions

You return home after four years of rigorous college education and a CS degree in hand. After catching up on months of lost sleep and millions of missed memes, you decide to finally begin your job search today – before the algorithms, time complexities and other topics that you expect to be asked about during […]

Books I Read in 2019

2019 was one of those years in which I managed to read approximately one book per week, after a couple of decades. (This is just an excuse to revive this blog that has been dormant for six years). Sohaib’s bookshelf: 2019 Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by […]

Staying in Pakistan

I have been asked countless times why I am wasting my life Pakistan and why haven’t I applied for immigration yet. This post has been lying in my blog drafts for many months – today seems to be an appropriate day to publish it. Happy Independence Day. A few months ago, I asked a friend […]