November 25, 2014
Experience is gold and that is one of the main things that you should show in any kind of interview. Hiring decisions are made much faster if you've had the experience of working in the job position the company is hiring for. Also, if a company is about to embark on something that you've already done, […]
November 7, 2014
Old Indian uncle to newly placed college grad - "I heard you got placed? Where are you working?"  College grad to uncle - "I got placed in Google, uncle. I am very happy!"  Old Indian uncle - "Oh, you didn't get Infosys?"  College grad - *Facepalm* The brand of a company matters a lot, especially […]
November 6, 2014
October on HackerEarth was a blast. We saw a total of 25 challenges conducted using the HackerEarth platform. These included college contests, non-hiring challenges as well as hiring challenges. Glydel, Oyo rooms, SuperProfs and SysCloud hired on HackerEarth. Collectively, the hiring challenges alone attracted 6872 developers from all over India to participate in a completely […]
October 7, 2014
A lot of our users have often asked us why we're not on any mobile platform yet. To be fair, the nature of engagement on HackerEarth is something that is best suited for the desktop environment. Think about it, how many developers code on mobile phones? We questioned that belief and we gave out our […]
September 22, 2014
So the question is Python Vs Ruby. Before we actually make a choice on this, let's just say that there is a lot of talk about this and to an extent you could say that the debate has been laid to rest. However, here in India, apart from the the small fraction of people involved […]
September 15, 2014
The 15th of September is celebrated as Engineer's Day in memory of India's engineering icon M. Visvesvaraya. A highly disciplined engineer, he was known for his sincerity, time management and unsurpassable devotion to a cause. He was a civil engineer and his work involved everything from building roadways, to dams and anti-flood systems. In his […]
August 22, 2014
Mobile apps have well and truly arrived and the demand for mobile application developers is now higher than what it has ever been. India being the software development engine of the dot com era has smoothly transitioned into the mobile world as well and we're seeing some good mobile development companies emerge in the recent […]
August 13, 2014
“Today’s world is drowning in data and starving for insights. Our digital lives have created an overwhelming flood of information. In the last 5 years data scientists have come to the rescue by trying to make sense of it all. The sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians, and I’m not kidding.” […]
August 8, 2014
I recently came across this really good video by outsidebox.com where the crew interviewed some top engineers, artists and writers from the gaming industry. The purpose was to understand how to get into the gaming industry. The workforce of the gaming industry is segregated into developers, artists and writers. The writers come up with the […]
August 8, 2014
Video resumes are incredibly interactive - each minute on a video, if used well are worth a thousand words. It is so easy to go through a 3 minute video and you would have conveyed more than what you could have with a 100 page booklet about yourself. Humour, creativity and imagination, when put to […]