Top hiring challenges in 2017 and how to conquer them

They say hiring is an art. Resumes can’t tell you whether somebody will fit in your company culture and drive growth. The cost of hiring someone ‘okayish’ is much more than missing out on a good candidate. Times have changed, the traditional methods of hiring no longer work. Your employees make your company. You need …

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A Guide to India’s Changing HR & Hiring Landscape

Gone are the days of traditional hiring. Growth, Innovation and technology are reaching their pinnacle, so is the need for hiring the correct people who get this stuff done. So, what do we do? Break off from the traditional and pursue the offbeat hiring tactics. After all, an innovation tadka is required everywhere.         …

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Why Take Part In Programming Contests?

Before I answer this question on programming contests, let me give you a bit of background about myself. I play pool and snooker as a hobby. And quite well, I might add. But I never got to the next level. Mainly because I didn’t put in the time needed. Sure, I practiced. However, to get …

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5 Reasons Why Organisations Should Build A Talent Pool

In this age of mega businesses and startups, there’s a lot riding on every decision you take. This is especially true with the kind of talent you hire. In order to build successful products and services, it is critical that every one of your talent force delivers. This places a whole lot of pressure on …

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10 Tips To Make Effective and Awesome PowerPoint Presentations

Whether we love them or hate them, the truth is that PowerPoint Presentations, or PPTs as they are informally known, are here to stay. Despite all the headache PowerPoint Presentations tend to bring along, they can be effective tools of communication. And, if used right, can add a bit of liveliness to a boring topic …

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DigitalOcean Cloud Hack Diary

10 in the morning when the hustle takes over the city, 91 Springboard was filled with participants who were ready to “build the next big thing” using DigitalOcean. It seemed as if participants wanted to prove that ‘Cloud Hack’ was worthy of its name as they poured in like rain from the clouds. In fact, …

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Shadowfax Code Wars Hack Diary

Now that was an amazing weekend! Yes, I am talking about the Shadowfax ‘Code Wars’ hack. The 24-hour hack was awesome with all the ideas flowing in and not to mention the great food and music. So, a round of applause to all who made it a great hackathon.

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Fantastic Growth Hacks that Everyone Should Know

So what is this hacker thing that is running around the globe and turning heads? For me, hackers are ones whose true north is growth and innovation, and I am here to tell you that EVERYBODY CAN HACK! Hacking can be as simple as tucking a safety pin to cover up that broken button or … …

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Emerge From the Shadows and Conquer Shadowfax’s Code Wars

  Another weekend, another code war! This time around, Shadowfax is letting out the war cry urging all coders to join the battlefield. Over 24 hours (starting at 10am on June 11, 2016), Shadowfax’s is unleashing the Code Wars that will see the participation of Android, Frontend and Backend developers along with Data Scientists. And …

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Innovate Your Way to a Dream Job at the Amazon Ad:Clicks Hack

Amazon’s Clicks Advertising Group has something other than search advertising and keeping the clients happy on its mind this June. The team is on the lookout for new, kickass colleagues to join their happening team. And it could very well be you! On the fourth of June, the Amazon Development Centre is opening its grand …

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Great ideas from the GreytHR hackathon

Another weekend, another hack. That’s how we roll at Venturesity. This time it was for Greytip Software: a 24 hour hack to find the best talent. Their hospitality added with tasty food and entertainment proved that time flies when we have fun.

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Don’t rest on your laurels!

The following post assumes that you have managed to graduate from an elite institution. But I think it’s topical to almost anyone. So, read on. 🙂 You’ve worked your ass off for a long time. All that hard work has paid off as you’ve managed to enter the college of your dreams. And after four …

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Cool projects that came out of Opiniothon

The last weekend was brainstorming for most of us who attended the Opinothon. The 24 hr hackathon was exciting with their proper arrangements blah blah blah…Wait! Wait! Don’t close your window all of a sudden. This is not one of the usual ‘what happened in the last hack’ blogs.

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