Innovative Techniques used by Companies to Hire People

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Here are some innovative techniques used by companies to hire people. When hiring comes to mind we mostly think about a discussion, an interview, a group discussion may be but let us see what few other innovative methods have been or are being used.


1) Coding Competition for Software Companies:

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This is one of the new trends emerging in hiring IT people. Instead of usual aptitude before interview, the coding competition helps recruiters to get the good candidates for interview. This is used also by one of the top recruiter, Google, which has been ranked as good place to work. This is true. The online coding puzzle is used for initial screening. Code Jams are also one of these in global recruitment process of Google. It is also being proved as good effective way in finding technical talents. Engineering students are excited at these innovations. This competition shows the software skills, innovation, and motivation. Thus the talent pool for interview is being created with the people with perfect skills. Even though, it doesn’t shows how the candidate plays as a good team player, but surely required KSAs are measured. Mental ability, which is necessary for good job performance would clearly be visible in these types of competitions.