HackerTrail Blog

Hiring Trends: 2016 wrap-up with HackerTrail

Posted by Mary Pereira on Dec 27, 2016 5:44:06 PM

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Topics: employer branding, HackerTrail, hiring, Recruiting in Singapore, social recruitment, tech recruitment

Performance Tips for a Rails Stack

Posted by Mary Pereira on Aug 16, 2016 12:19:08 PM

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

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Topics: Uncategorized

Programmers Beware - UX is not just for designers

Posted by Mary Pereira on Aug 11, 2016 3:13:08 PM

Perhaps one of the biggest missed opportunities in Tech in recent history is UX.

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Topics: Uncategorized

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

Posted by HackerTrail on May 11, 2016 10:23:42 AM

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.

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Topics: Design, Infographics, Malaysia, Piktochart, Tech Skill Update, tips

Do First Impressions Really Count?

Posted by HackerTrail on Mar 30, 2016 3:28:04 PM

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 to your potential employers. Here’s how you can work on the first impression that you’re putting forward.

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Topics: candidates, Career Tips, employee, employer, hire, hiring, interview, job, jobs, sg, singapore, tips, trick

Interviewing Your Interviewer

Posted by HackerTrail on Mar 30, 2016 3:17:29 PM

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:

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Topics: candidate, Career Tips, employee, hire, hiring, interview, jobs, singapore, tips

What Is MedTech and Why Does Asia Need It?

Posted by HackerTrail on Mar 14, 2016 11:10:23 AM

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” refers to the business of medical technologies.

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Topics: asia, benefits, connexions, cxa, HackerTrail, hong kong, hr, medical, medtech, Recruiting in Singapore, singapore, tech

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

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