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Hola folks! I’m Tushar, hacker turned hustler and part of the founding team @ HackerTrail, a cloud-based recruitment solution. We built this product to solve a very practical problem – to connect the right people with the right opportunity. And we’re working hard… Continue Reading →

Hiring Trends: 2016 wrap-up with HackerTrail

As we wind up 2016 and chalk-out our strategy for the new year, let’s take a look back at how this year molded the recruitment circuit. Irrespective of the growing candidate pool, the recruitment market continued to stay aggressive with companies competing with each other to attract top talent. The hiring strategies this year were also heavily influenced by employers in their efforts to woo and retain millennials.

Performance Tips for a Rails Stack

Watch Althaf Hameez, Lead Engineer at Grab, do a quick presentation on the performance tips they use at Grab for a rails stack.

Programmers Beware – UX is not just for designers

Perhaps one of the biggest missed opportunities in Tech in recent history is UX. Somehow, UX became the domain of Product Designers and User Interface Designers. While they definitely are the right people to be thinking about web pages, mobile app screens and so on, we’ve missed a huge part of what we engineers work on everyday: SDKs and APIs.

It’s A Visual World: 3 Design Tips For Creating Infographics

Infographics can engage both visual and casual learners who want summaries of facts in minutes. Their appeal and ability to compress information without compromising clarity are what make them so effective. Design influences the way prospects and investors perceive your… Continue Reading →

Do First Impressions Really Count?

Here’s the hard truth: 80% of hiring managers will decide within the first 10 minutes of an interview whether to hire you or not. While every second in that interview room might feel like forever, anxiety might affect your responses… Continue Reading →

Interviewing Your Interviewer

When candidates walk into an interview, they forget that they’re there to ask questions as well. Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons: Firstly, when done correctly, the questions you ask confirm your qualifications as a… Continue Reading →

What Is MedTech and Why Does Asia Need It?

In a bid to classify the hordes of tech-reliant startups that have popped up in the past decade, exotic blended words such as “Edtech” and “Fintech” have come into existence in order to label education- and finance-related startups. Naturally, “MedTech”… Continue Reading →

What Do Some Of The Best Companies To Work For Have In Common?

Mention “best employer” and most people would immediately cast their thoughts towards Google. The omnipresent tech/platform giant has built an unshakeable reputation for itself as the premier employer of the best talent in the world. Operating in 70 offices in… Continue Reading →

Get Ready & Get Hired: 5 Things To Remember At Your Interview

So you’ve cracked one of HackerTrail’s coding challenges and the employer’s keen on meeting you “for a chat”. What now? We all know “a chat” is never just a chat, so before you even start dreaming about what your office desk is gonna… Continue Reading →

4 Questions Fresh Graduates Should Ask Before Joining An MNC

It’s a confusing world out there after your graduation. Degree in hand, many questions are bound to pop up in your head. “Should I work at a large company or a startup?” “Will I learn enough or will I get… Continue Reading →

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