HackerTrail Blog

On the Hunt for Software Developers – Again!

Posted by HackerTrail on Aug 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM
After two highly successful HackerHunt, we were back to give Software Developers – and their prospective employers – the ultimate recruitment event of the tech industry! Riding on the wave of our first two events, we at HackerTrail, saw about 75 zealous candidates meeting top employers for our third edition of HackerHunt on the 17th July.
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Topics: gamification, Recruiting in Singapore, HackerTrail, hiring, social recruitment, tech recruitment, software development

HackerHunt - A Speed Dating Recruitment Event

Posted by HackerTrail on Jul 26, 2018 11:03:22 AM
You’re already working in the tech industry and you’re seeking a fresh challenge but that dream tech job is still – well – a dream. You feel like time is catching up and self-doubt is starting to creep in. Or maybe you’re that hiring manager who just can’t seem to find the perfect candidate for the job. Whether you’re an experienced hire or an employer, we have the perfect recruitment hack for you – HackerHunt!
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Topics: gamification, job offer, job seekers, Recruiting in Singapore, recruitment, employer, HackerTrail, hiring, recruitment in singapore, social recruitment, startups in singapore, tech recruitment, technology, data science, artificial intelligence

The Secret Hack For Hiring World Class Talent

Posted by HackerTrail on Feb 20, 2018 4:32:25 PM

95% of conversations between founders and managers in Tech revolve around how hard it is for them to attract and retain top talent.¹ It is fashionable to commiserate about the tussle for talent. Plus it is objectively hard to hire 10x people and keep them happily engaged for the long haul.

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Topics: hiring, interview, tech recruitment, hacks

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Posted by HackerTrail on Feb 1, 2018 11:38:51 AM

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take a catastrophic toll on your success. Most seasoned CEOs say that founders should be spending as much as 50% of their time early on getting the right talent in the door. Yet, the actual hiring process tends to remain more of an art than a science for startups — regardless of all the structure and rubrics they try to impose.

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Topics: recruitment, hiring, interview, tech recruitment

Hiring Trends: 2016 wrap-up with HackerTrail

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

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

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

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

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