A couple of years ago, I shared my diverse interests with a friend while saying, “I still don’t know what I will become when I grow up.” He advised, “Be practical. Go experience your passions to figure out what exactly you want to do with your life.” And, I took the advice.
I moved from Creative Writing to Corporate Writing, South Asian Literature to American Literature, Online Studies to On Campus studies, and Preschool Teaching to Entrepreneurship.
I spent three years experimenting and struggling to find something to stick to, taking it as my full time and permanent career. I ended up regretting not having spent those years on my further education. I was very confused and disappointed by myself. I agonized over losing interest in different fields so quickly. “Will I ever get settled with something?” I used to worry often. Continue reading
A great news broke out via Furore Collection that access to designer wear is no more a dream for middle class. Now you may order for any designers outfit and get it prepared in less than 50% price. The philosophy behind the innovative service is that women party wears in Pakistan cannot be used more than a couple of times because we have a social trend that ladies need to have a new dress (jora) for every new gathering, no matter it is a family function, social gathering or a professional event. So, in the situation where ladies clothes are never enough in number, it is unwise to spend a lot of money for each and every jora. Continue reading
Happy Independence Day to all Pakistanis!
This time, 14 th August came in with the ambitions of building a New Pakistan through Azadi March and Inqilab March. Though Imran and Qadri are two different schools of thought but they have a common ground; both want to topple out the corrupt political and economic system of the country. Despite their differences, Imran Khan and Dr. Tahir ul Qadri finally came up to support each other on common grounds regarding Independence Day marches. Continue reading
Why to spend mind on hiding Copy-Paste assignments rather than learning something concrete by producing genuine work? But the Question is how to present original work when…
I resumed my university education again in 2008 and thus came across some burning issues of the students of today. I still remember how teachers used to condemn ‘copy paste’ assignments and leave no loop holes for students to come up with plagiarized work. Still, some students didn’t resist copy paste materials. Since then, my mind had always been buzzing with a question, WHY?
Gradually, with experience, I came to some conclusions based on my observations.
Students Shy of Hard Work
In the beginning I used to think that students, who stayed on campus full time while chatting, playing, dinning, dating and being busy with all sorts of activities, didn’t want to spend time with studies. Later, I learnt I was right to some extent; it was one of the reasons, but not the major cause. Continue reading
Copywriting doesn’t deserve peanuts!
Employers don’t have a faintest idea about how much amount of hard work goes into writing an article, blog, website content or social media material: lots of research, analysis, creative thinking, following SEO guidelines and applying customization. Does it deserve less than PKRS 100/500 words? I get horrified to see the copywriting rates in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The most disgusting thing is content writers are selling themselves willingly for nothing without any shame or self-respect. If they are sick of unemployment, they should realize how much they earn while writing content for hours-just peanuts!
On the part of employers, it’s simply and openly an exploitation of writers. They get projects from around the world in thousands of dollars but they are willing to pay not even a 10%. I believe content writers are responsible for this financial abuse. Continue reading