Hiring

October 2, 2013
A couple of days back, my co-founder had written about using online coding tests for hiring programmers. The idea was to quickly filter out the technically inept candidates by asking some basic technical questions so as to not waste time in interviewing them. The best way in which it can be done is by using an […]
September 20, 2013
The global war for talent is back and it's for real. The hiatus caused in recruiting due to the 2008 economic slowdown, faded away in late 2011. Linkedin's report on Global recruiting trends for 2013 states that there has been a 5% increase in hiring volume worldwide up from 38% in 2012 to 43% in 2013. Today, recruiters […]
September 13, 2013
Campus recruitment. Day 1. Slot 2. Frenzied. Chaotic. Tight deadlines. 10 AM: Pre-placement talk 11 AM: Written test. 230 candidates 2 PM: Shortlisted candidates (face-to-face interviews). 30 candidates 3 PM: 5 face-to-face interview panels. Interviews begin 9 PM: 10 panel members. 60 rounds of interviews 10 PM: Job offers rolled out. 5 candidates Welcome to the world of traditional […]
August 26, 2013
InMobi is a global leader in Mobile Advertising Solutions, and was looking to hire exceptional developers with 0-3 years of experience to join their technical team at Bangalore, to work on some of the new projects scheduled for Q2. The existing hiring process is time consuming A lot of companies aggressively hire fresh developers who are open […]