Tag: GIS jobs

4 WAYS TO BALANCE BETWEEN YOUR FULL-TIME JOB WITH YOUR GIS SIDE HUSTLES

4 WAYS TO BALANCE BETWEEN YOUR FULL-TIME JOB WITH YOUR GIS SIDE HUSTLES

General, Jobs
GIS side hustle projects are a great way to generate extra income as well as learn more than what your daytime job offers as a challenge. Generally such projects lie with the passion or interest of an individual unless there drive to earn money is greater. So how do you earn that extra coin while maintaining high productivity within your normal working hours? Once you factor in sleeping hours and an 8 am to 5 pm schedule you are left with so little time to pursue GIS programming, data science, image analysis, academic writing or even blogging. That means you have to implement a few tactics to avoid overworking yourself. Below are 4 ways to balance between your full-time job with your GIS side projects. Prioritize your work You must have the big picture in mind if you want to be ef...
Top 8 Questions asked in a GIS job interview

Top 8 Questions asked in a GIS job interview

General, Industry, Jobs
A month ago, I met some guys preparing for a GIS job interview in one of the companies in town. Some looked confident  for the interview while others seemed doubtful of the entire process. I had a chat with the guys, as a casual friend, as the first person went in for the interview. After roughly seven(7) minutes, the first guy joined the group from the interview room. He smiled and said to the friends, It wasn't that hard, just some questions that were mind cracking. I didn't bother asking the specific questions asked in there so as to avoid spoiling it for the other guys. This is the reason as to why am writing this post to help others or give a rough idea of what goes on in an interview room. I have highlighted top questions that I have found common in most interviews for GIS jobs. Wha
How to find GIS jobs or Projects

How to find GIS jobs or Projects

General, Industry
Everyone is searching for a good GIS jobs out there in the market today. You might have sent a job application letter, a resume, met managers for jobs ,asked relatives for jobs, tried out startups e.t.c . The truth of the matter, and a painful one, is that we will not all fit into the formal jobs basket. Oops, yeah! But this doesn't mean you halt your job search. Keep on, you never know, you might get it tomorrow. There are many ways of killing a rat, a phrase often used to signify the many possibilities into doing something, applies everywhere across the board. If you don't land into that formal job, what's next? movies all day?visiting friends?going back to the country side? think of an alternative?. I don't know. You tell me. This post focuses more on the latter in the sense that, we...