Talent Assessment

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 31, 2017
Trying to find an example of the “walking a thin line” idiom is easy. Think of HR managers who have to align company goals and employee satisfaction! HR leaders no longer just stick to legal and compliance issues; they are now strategic business partners with a key role to play in shaping the company’s culture […]
March 31, 2017
Online campus recruitment Campus recruitment campus recruitment tool 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. […]
February 28, 2017
With companies not really carrying labels that say they are tech or non-tech anymore, finding and retaining great tech talent is what the hiring game is now all about. According to a recent 2017 survey, finding and hiring top tech talent is what keeps the executives up at night. It has been the management’s greatest […]