August 4, 2017
  I realized this while watching Nick Fury reunite the Avengers for the umpteenth time after Loki tried dividing them on the Heli carrier.  “Is NICK FURY the best HR Leader EVER?” The Avengers required bringing together a motley crew, a group of individuals from varied backgrounds (SUPERHEROES in this case). The scenario is similar […]
July 31, 2017
Reports are mixed about the efficacy of campus hiring. Say, Amazon India is quite gung-ho about it. But Indian PSUs are going to stop the practice.  And to stir the pot a bit, we have some companies not honoring their promises to recruited graduates. “Campus placements didn’t work for one of every three IIT students […]
July 27, 2017
Anonymity might be the only way to guarantee a truly diverse workforce that organizations are striving to attract. A diverse labor force—diverse in terms of ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, thinking style, and disability—means more creativity and innovation, a broad spectrum of perspectives on problem-solving, positive performance, lesser attrition, greater market share, and higher […]
July 19, 2017
"Employee engagement is a workplace approach designed to ensure that employees are committed to their organization's goals and values, motivated to contribute to organizational success, and are able at the same time to enhance their own sense of well-being."1 Employee engagement is neither synonymous with employee happiness nor with employee satisfaction. Happiness and satisfaction are […]
June 29, 2017
June, the PRIDE month, has seen wonderful initiatives celebrating the LGBTQ community since 2000, although the White House declined to acknowledge it this year. But it doesn’t have to be restricted to one month in a year, does it? Companies should have policies that promise equitable treatment every day of the year. In a decade […]
Webinar Date: July 11, 2017
HackerEarth is pleased to announce its next webinar on 'The changing landscape of recruitment - How to recruit excellent talent'. Agenda of the webinar: Developing a proactive recruitment process Passive search and candidate mapping techniques. Measuring the correct metrics Benefits of a bespoke candidate engagement strategy How to attract the top 15% of talent Maximising […]
May 22, 2017
As simple client/server applications moved to a service-oriented architecture and as enterprises are now moving to cloud architecture and mobile applications, Java has continued to be a major force in enabling these technologies within these enterprises. The problem arises when you want to hire developers who have proven Java skills. How do you assess them […]
March 30, 2017
Perhaps a post on these programming languages needs no fore ward. But then again, for the skeptics who are rooting for Go and Swift, here’s a little bit of background that reinforces the fact that despite not being the most popular ones today, these object-oriented languages still form the base for many applications. Why bother […]
March 17, 2017
This time we decided to figure out which are the top countries to work with, for programming enthusiasts making a living as developers, software engineers, or data analyst. From my experience, English speakers can find the most jobs in the U.S. (West Coast, obviously), United Kingdom (London), Ireland, Netherlands (Amsterdam), Switzerland, and Belgium. New Zealand […]
March 9, 2017
Every time you try to create a new account on any of the websites, you begin with your name and, more often than not, you get the response “Username is already taken.” Then, you add “your name + date of birth”, to realize it also has been “already taken” to finally end up with “your […]