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

Posted by HackerTrail on Mar 7, 2016 2:24:42 PM

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 more than 40 countries around the globe, Google’s legendary perks and unconventional office interiors have made its company culture a hot search topic on… Google.

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Topics: Career Tips, companies, culture, leadership, singapore, work

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

Posted by HackerTrail on Mar 7, 2016 2:23:12 PM

So you've cracked one of HackerTrail's coding challenges and the employer's keen on meeting you "for a chat". What now?

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Topics: job, Recruiting in Singapore, tips, Career Tips, help, interview, singapore

4 Questions Fresh Graduates Should Ask Before Joining An MNC

Posted by HackerTrail on Feb 17, 2016 10:54:18 AM

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 bored of the job after a month?” “What if I don’t find something relevant to my major?”

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Topics: grad, job, Recruiting in Singapore, capgemini, graduates, HackerTrail, jobs, sg, singapore, uni, university

A Fresh Grad At Her First Job

Posted by HackerTrail on Feb 17, 2016 10:35:22 AM

What’s it like working for a multi-national company with over 180,000 employees? Find out from one of the new employees at Capgemini, one of the world’s largest consulting, technology, and outsourcing companies. If you’re a fresh graduate hoping to land your first job, read on:

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Topics: grad, job, Recruiting in Singapore, capgemini, graduates, HackerTrail, jobs, sg, singapore, uni, university

Why You Should Become An Android Developer

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 28, 2016 10:30:43 AM

Living in the age of the web, it’s a great time to be alive. It’s also a great time to be an Android developer! With the Android operating system flourishing at three times the activation rate of the iOS, the Google-owned software has become a major platform in just 7 years.

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Topics: android, job, Recruiting in Singapore, redmart, code, developer, HackerTrail, singapore, Tech Skill Update

How To Interview At A Startup

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 8, 2016 5:53:05 PM
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Topics: Recruiting in Singapore, Career Tips

Company Compatibility: How To Pick The Right Company To Work For

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 8, 2016 3:58:01 PM

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Topics: Career Tips

How To Know If Your Boss Is Doing Right By You

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 7, 2016 7:13:39 PM
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Topics: Career Tips

Scored yourself a developer-role interview at an MNC? Here's what to expect.

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 5, 2016 6:06:56 PM
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Topics: Career Tips

5 Must-Haves In Any Tech Professional's Résumé

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 5, 2016 2:12:49 PM

1. Explain your work history.

Do so in terms of the value you delivered, not the feature specifications. Don't write "wrote scheduling feature." Compare that to, "Wrote scheduling automation tool that dramatically improved sales staff productivity - increased meetings scheduled by 32% and reduced sales call time by 14%." Most resume reviewers at the 'top of the hiring funnel' are not technical so won't understand scheduling, but they do understand creating a more productive sales staff!

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