HackerTrail Blog

How To Transfer To Another Role Within Your Company

Posted by HackerTrail on Mar 26, 2018 1:06:08 PM

You’re in a company you love, with a great culture and enviable perks. There’s just one thing–your dream job isn’t what you’re currently doing. In fact, it involves working in another department.

I’ve been there. In the four years I’ve been at Dropbox, I’ve had four different roles, from customer service to product manager–successfully working my way into a technical role despite not having a technical degree. So I’ve learned a thing or two about how to set yourself up for success when you want an internal transfer, whatever your company policy on it may be. Here are my recommendations.

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Topics: job, career, Career Tips

Working at GovTech: A Fresh Grad's Perspective

Posted by HackerTrail on Dec 28, 2017 5:04:48 PM

With the increasing prevalence of cyber attacks, more and more companies are looking into hiring professionals to keep their information safe. Cybersecurity is certainly financially lucrative but these professionals are not doing it just for the paycheck. We speak to Keith, who shares with us his recent experience as an Incident Responder- drawing parallels to a firefighter, and the immense value his role brings to the company. In addition, we have Keith’s mentor, Liyana Fauzi, from the Strategic Planning and International Division to share with us how her GovTech journey has helped in her mentorship with Keith.

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Topics: career, singapore, tech, govtech, cybersecurity, graduate

Bouncing back from a bad interview experience

Posted by HackerTrail on Nov 11, 2015 10:49:07 AM

This article was first published on Undercover Recruiter by Sophie Deering.

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Topics: job, recruitment, career, Career Tips, hiring, interview, problems

Seven worst resume mistakes to avoid

Posted by HackerTrail on Jul 30, 2015 2:06:58 PM

This article has been authored by Adrian Tan a seasoned recruitment strategist, it was featured on his blog in April 2013. This is one of those articles that doesn't get old with with time instead gets more relevant by each passing day, as we compete for the time a recruiter spends on our resume.

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Topics: job, resume, career, Career Tips, job seeker, salary, singapore

All Work and Some Play

Posted by Tushar on Jul 30, 2015 1:35:53 PM

All Work and Some Play: A Guide To Gamification In Workplace Training, was published by Skilledup in March 2015. The article talks about the use of gamification in the workplace. In context of gamification for recruitment they featured HackerTrail, below is the extract. If you wish to read full article click here:

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Topics: gamification, job, recruitment, career, gamified challenges, HackerTrail, hiring, In the Press, singapore

Code your way to a new career

Posted by HackerTrail on Jul 29, 2015 12:10:34 PM

This article was originally published on IDA (Infocomm Development Authority) blog in March 2015.

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Topics: gamification, recruitment, career, coding challenge, employer branding, gamified challenges, HackerTrail, hiring, In the Press, tech recruitment, test technical skills

Welcome to HackerTrail's blog!

Posted by Tushar on Jul 28, 2015 12:41:44 PM

Hola folks!

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Topics: job, career, HackerTrail, skill, Uncategorized