What Makes Challenge-Based Hiring So Attractive?

The year 2017 is a year of employees. With over 60% millennials and genZ taking over the workplaces by storm, recruiters have been making certain amendments to their traditional ways of finding talent. Employers have to compete harder with one another to attract talent. Not to mention they also need to devise ways to attract …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

How To Slay A Data Monster And Other Lessons From The Indix Hack

A sizzling Chennai welcomed the Venturesity on the morning of the April 2 hack. In hindsight, we think that this was just an indicator of the sizzling action that would unfold at the Indix offices. As the three-member Venturesity team set up the registration desk, the data monster slayers, who had prepared themselves for a …

Continue reading

A Roundup of all the Kookoo Challenges that Went Down

Since November of last year, Kookoo has kept Venturesity and thousands of professionals from around India on their tippy toes. The cloud telephony specialists have been throwing challenge after challenge. And the series that kicked off in November has ended in late March, after six brilliant challenges. From social media specialists to gaming enthusiasts, women …

Continue reading

A Guide to Venturesity’s Challenges and Hackathons

Venturesity is a just a couple of years old. And yet, in this short span of time we have packed in decades of experience in crafting and executing challenges for all kinds of companies and all sorts of participants. If you are thinking, this is a ‘pat on the back’ or a ‘blowing our trumpet’ …

Continue reading

KooKoo API Mashup Challenge

Press 1 for Hindi. Press 2 for English. And so on. We’ve all heard this before. When calling up service providers. Or other businesses. I’m sure the developer in you must be wondering how this was done. Or perhaps, something like, “I could build something like this!”. Or even, “I could build better solutions!” Well …

Continue reading

Need for Code: A Review

It’s been almost 20 weeks now since we launched our Need for Code challenge. The challenge has proved a successful one indeed! With well over 2,000 registrations and a 100+ submissions, it has proved to be one of our most successful initiatives. So much so, that if there is any slight delay in putting up …

Continue reading

Why should you take part in online challenges?

You’ve either signed up, or thinking of signing up for one of our online challenges. But you are not yet convinced of the outcome. After all, it’s not quite like a hackathon is it? Where, you know, you can have fun and stuff? And the reasons for attending one are kinda obvious? Here is why …

Continue reading

A learnup? What’s that?

So, you’ve heard about hackathons. You might even know somebody who has attended one. But you still hold reservations. Can you work through the weekend? Are the problem statements interesting? Can you really learn from them? To answer these questions and more, we’ve introduced a new concept: the learnup. At learnups, you will find the …

Continue reading