Talent Assessment

August 28, 2017
Remember when having a Blackberry mobile with a keypad was considered the height of fashion? Well, that is not the case anymore, is it? With more than 2 billion people owning them globally, smartphones have become a staple of everyday life. And over 68% of this market share is held by Android alone. In this […]
August 21, 2017
“More than 36% of university graduates and 68% of lateral hires do not join a company even after getting an appointment  letter.” With the economy growing appreciably and over 2 million job positions opening up every year, sometimes an employer forgets that candidates, especially great ones, have more than one exciting offer up their sleeve. […]
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 […]