Rewrite Your Tech Resume, Pt 2

This post was originally posted on the now-dead ProjectSherpa blog. Welcome back for part 2 of our Rewrite Your Tech Resume series! In part 1, we discussed avoiding skillz proliferation and the acronym wasteland. In this post, we’re covering something equally important: consistency. Consistency is especially important on tech resumes …

Rewrite Your Tech Resume, Pt 1

This post was originally posted on the now-dead ProjectSherpa blog. Most technical resumes suck. We’ve seen thousands of them, and they are, on average, bad. If you’ve ever done any amount of technical hiring, you’ve undoubtedly seen the archetypes: 10-page resumes, gigantic lists of acronyms and skillz, and unintelligible project …

From Diapers to Dartmouth

This article was originally posted on the Scouted blog. ** A few weeks ago during Scouted team lunch, I joked that I’d write a blog post about how to prep your toddler for the Ivy League. So, true to my word, here are my initial thoughts on college prep for …

Web Scraping, Part 3 – Case Study #1

In this post, we’re going to use what was covered in the first two posts in this series for a use case: scraping contact details for all of the jewelers certified by the American Gem Society.  The AGS is an organization that “[helps] protect the jewelry-buying public from fraud and false advertising.”  The …