Topic: hackerrank

Report: Big data and analytics are top drivers behind tech hiring initiatives

The tech industry is constantly evolving, and changing technology needs also means changing hiring needs. A recent report found that the current drivers behind hiring initiatives are: big data and analytics (5o.4%), cloud computing (46.9%), artificial intelligence (36.9%), process automation (36.7%) and customer engagement (27.6%). The HackerRank Tech Recruiting Benchmark report is based on responses … continue reading

HackerRank: Coding bootcamps explode in popularity among younger developers

Coding bootcamps have been exploding in popularity over the years. In 2019 alone there were 23,043 graduates from coding bootcamps, according to a report from Course Report. In HackerRank’s recent Developer Skills 2020 report, the company explored some of the recent trends surrounding bootcamps. For the report, HackerRank surveyed over 116,000 developers from 162 countries.  … continue reading

SD Times news digest: HackerRank partners with LinkedIn on talent hub, Appdome’s solution to secure APIs in mobile apps, and Codacy raises $7.7 million

Technical recruiting platform HackerRank announced that LinkedIn Talent Hub is joining the company’s efforts as an applicant tracking system (ATS) partner.  The integration allows recruiters and hiring managers to schedule CodePair interviews directly from LinkedIn Talent Hub. CodePair is HackerRank’s technical video interviewing platform that allows hiring teams to conduct interviews remotely. “LinkedIn Talent Hub … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Confluent Cloud adds free Apache Kafka as a Service, HackerRank’s Diversity and Inclusion Center, and Syncfusion’s new Bold BI versions

Confluent announced that Apache Kafka as a Service is available with Confluent Cloud for free and also made Kafka serverless.  With Kafka made serverless, users no longer have to worry about pre-provisioning or managing a cluster, according to Confluent. Users also get elastic scaling without having to change any configuration parameters.  “When it comes to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: HackerRank’s Test Health Dashboard, Rust 1.33, and Flutter 1.2

HackerRank has announced a new way for businesses to improve their hiring processes. Test Health Dashboard will provide organizations with data necessary to improve skills assessments, deliver good candidate experiences, and effectively hire the right people. Most companies are flying blind when it comes to technical recruiting. We launched our Tech Talent Matrix this past … continue reading

SD Times news digest: HackerRank’s Tech Talent Matrix, eBay’s HeadGaze project and Android 9’s battery life improvements

HackerRank today announced a new machine learning solution designed to help companies in their software development hiring process. The HackerRank Tech Talent Matrix uses ML to provide companies the proper data on software developer candidates. It analyzes more than 150 million assessments and candidate data points in order to provide insights into technical recruiting efforts … continue reading

International Women’s Day highlights software’s shrinking gender gap

Gender diversity has long been a problem in the technology space, but a newly released report finds the industry is finally making strides to address this. HackerRank’s Women in Tech report found that women make up 53 percent of the graduates and junior developers entering the workforce. This is the highest number to date, according … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Final VS 2017 15.6 preview, HackerRank funding and New Relic Infrastructure integrations

Microsoft has released the final feature preview of the upcoming Visual Studio 2017 release. VS 2017 15.6 is designed to give users 20 percent faster load times on average in .NET Core.  Those with large solutions of more than 30 projects will see the most gains in performance, according to the company.  This update will … continue reading

For job-seeking developers, skills outweigh resume

Most recruiters still rely on resumes when looking to fill developer jobs, not the candidates’ actual abilities. A recently released report by technical recruiting company HackerRank found 81 percent of recruiters primarily use resumes to assess developers, although the company predicts that will change. “2018 will mark the end of the resume for evaluating developers. … continue reading

Bing aims to improve programming search results

Developers have a world of knowledge at their fingertips, but with all the information available on the Web, it isn’t always easy finding the right answer. Microsoft and HackerRank, a platform designed to help engineers advance their skills, want to change that. The companies have teamed up on a new Bing solution designed to make … continue reading

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