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Now that you have started on your path to becoming a world-class front-end developer, time to find a job. The key here is to not get any job that offers web development.   A simple search for front end jobs on google produces: 2600+ results on LinkedIn 1800+ on Naukri (Bangalore alone), around 900 startups on AngelList. It is clear that there is no lack of opportunities for a good web developer. But, like I…

Top companies like Google, Microsoft, frequent a lot of problems in interviews. The basic research will yield a lot of results, but we went a step further to pull out the most common problems. Knowledge of these problems will definitely give you an edge over your competitors in interviews.     Profit Maximization : Input: First line contains number of test cases ‘T’. Each test case contains the integer value ‘N’, denoting the number of days…

Being a developer in today’s world can be hard. But it is an ocean of opportunities and one only needs to be equipped with the right tools to make it through. There are many paths to choose from, if you are making your first major decision in choosing tech stack. Being a front end developer is one of the hottest and more lucrative employment options. Demand for good developers is always high, but front…

In-house Startup If you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance that you’ve always wanted to start your own startup. What is pretty predictable however is that you’re still working a job for someone else. Maybe it’s because you’re afraid to give up that steady paycheck. Fair Enough! But there are still ways to start your entrepreneurial journey. Starting a company while employed by another one can be tricky – especially if you’ve signed agreements promising…

Feel you’ve had enough experience at your current and ready to take on your dream job? Well, it is worth a try. But hold on, your attempt may be over even before it can actually start if you aren’t careful.   It is actually very common of people to take applying to companies very casually. A list of the most common mistakes made goes like this: Not addressing the person with the correct name &…

Searching for jobs is usually a pain in the a*#. You know the drill, both tedious and with very little fruition. But then, you already know this. So what’s new ? Your Assistant (say Friend) – Xobin Resumes are good, but they can only do so much. Besides, they never reveal your true capabilities. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could reach out to you and offer you the perfect match of a job? Instead of…

We are excited to make a BIG Announcement. Xobin, has launched the world’s first interview Chatbot. We understand the huge information void that exists between applicants and companies. This chatbot answers all your questions about the job. Yes, All !   And along with that, we launched our new grading metric, XScore. Something that can put a numeric value to your skills as a developer   So what exactly is XScore, and what are the benefits?…

“Do you have any questions for me?” Haven’t we all felt a sigh of relief on hearing this. Done with the interview. But is it? Recent report says that approximately 26% of new employees quit within 9 months. The more informed you are about the job, the less chance that it is a mismatch for you. The interview and the job is a two way commitment and you need to make sure you have all…

The final piece of the puzzle that gets you your dream job is like the last piece of pizza left, everyone loves it: you sign the offer letter and that is when it becomes official. But hey-hey, the first salary proposal doesn’t necessarily mean the amount is final, there is always room for improvement. Here are a couple of rules to follow when negotiating a job offer that will ensure both you and your future…

Often times, we get in our own way and prevent ourselves from reaching heights that we’re truly capable of. In other words, sometimes YOU are your worst enemy. There are often situations where we’re in a rut professionally, which can lead to major feelings of stagnation. This can be quite scary and depressing, especially when it begins to creep into one’s personal life. The work we do is strongly connected to our identity and, in turn,…

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