HackerTrail Blog

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

A Fresh Grad's Insider Tip On Surviving Your First IT Job

Posted by HackerTrail on Jan 8, 2018 1:45:37 PM

In an increasingly competitive work environment, we’ve all been programmed to be solely focused on success and to perceive failure as a negative thing. But in the age of digital transformation, many companies are flipping the switch. They are starting to realize that failure creates an opportunity for us to think beyond and innovate which is imperative to business success. Rabiah echoed similar sentiments as she shares with us her recent experience as a IT developer and the immense learning opportunities that were granted during her stint.

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Topics: Career Tips, singapore, tech, tech recruitment, govtech, graduate

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

HackerTrail in conversation with RI

Posted by Tushar on Jul 31, 2015 11:16:11 AM

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Topics: recruitment, candidates, employer, HackerTrail, In the Press, recruitment in singapore, social recruitment, tech recruitment

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