7 Reasons to attend Hackathons

­­­No experience of Hackathons? Here are 7 reasons why you should participate in one Hackathon today has become an event to showcase the most efficient programmers across the globe. It is typically a high intensity project that goes on for 24 hours to highlight quality, aptitude and the ability to do team work. One can…

Science behind Fidget Spinners

Have you guys seen the new fad among today’s teenagers? They have that three sided thing that keeps on spinning; pretty much like a top. It is called a fidget spinner. Seems like the beyblade that got famous about a decade ago. Doctors say that it relieves stress as well; hence the ‘fidget’ in the…

Bond-The new form of Corporate Slavery

Mu Sigma has grown to be one of the best Management Consultancies firms in India. They have been recruiting vehemently from all major colleges past few years. Their training is considered to be the most proficient in the analytics field. However, they have had a major problem with the attrition rate of their employees. Similar…

Sales- Human Vs Automation

Why we still require humans in the Business World Case study of BYJU’S Sales Model This is the era of complete automation; from E-commerce websites to machine operation to even sales; everything can be coded to get the desired results. Technology has developed such that manual labour is no longer required. In a few years,…

FAQs- Job at Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd. (BYJU'S)

Ques- When will I get my offer letter? Ans- Be patient. You shall receive a welcome mail from us telling you when and where to report. You shall also receive a mail to complete some formalities on a portal. Again; be patient. Ques- What kind of profile is it? Ans- It’s a BDA (B2C) profile…

Irony of education in India-perceptions!

Note- I work with BYJU’S, love my work and hence would obviously be biased towards it. It has been more than a year for me in the education sector. I have realised that there is nothing idealistic when it comes to providing education in any way. The general mentality of the crowd prohibits reasonable thinking.…

Tips- before forwarding the CV

I came across a dozen CV’s lately particularly from MIT Manipal. The MITians are known in the country to be smart which we proudly shove at anyone’s face if questioned about our academic prowess. However, majority of the CVs forwarded to me had some very grave mistakes. Being a six pointer myself, I preferred presenting…

Placements-The Emotions

Daf’s typical reaction to any kind of an emotional situation, sad or happy was, “Let’s grab a Smoke”. His GPA enabled him to sit for a very few companies while his classmates from IT were all getting placed. It was an axiom during placements that moral support groups (AKA friends) needed to be there at…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 68,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people…