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hirist.com “Job-a-thon” in Bangalore!

Our third hiring event was held in Bangalore on 14th March, 2015 with an aim to help companies hire for various niche roles such as Product Management, Big Data, Android, UI/UX etc. Companies such as redBus, TaxiForSure, BankBazaar, Grabhouse, sellerWorks, LukUp Technologies, Soft ID Solutions (there were 15 companies in total) participated in the Job-a-thon

2nd hirist.com “Job-a-thon” – A Grand Success

Our second hiring event was held in Delhi on 21st Feb, 2015 with the aim of helping companies hire for various roles such as java, PHP, Android, iOS, UI/UX Designers. Companies were hiring in droves for these roles and didn’t mind paying higher salaries to attract candidates with these must-have skills. Companies such as Indiamart, Akosha,

The New hirist.com Mobile App for Android & iOS

You can make flight or hotel bookings, purchase products on your mobile device, and now you CAN also APPLY for Tech jobs on the go. The new hirist mobile app for Android and iOS provides a one stop shop for your job seeking needs. Whether you are actively on the hunt for a new job

“Practice Design Thinking and work with users and their real pain points”, says Richa Sehgal, User Experience Designer, IBM

In conversation with Richa Sehgal, User Experience Designer, IBM Can you tell us a bit about your professional & academic background? What brought you to this field? I have completed my graduation in Architecture from IIT Roorkee and post- graduation in Design for Digital Experience from National Institute of Design Bangalore R&D Campus. After graduation,

“We have always been using LAMP technologies and find them reliable and agile”, says Shalesh Visen Singh, CTO, DogSpot

In conversation with Shalesh Visen Singh, CTO, DogSpot.in Please elaborate on your personal journey to where you are today? My professional journey has been very exciting and fulfilling with tremendous learning and growth opportunities. I always had an inclination towards learning about bigger systems and was keen to experiment with technology.  I started my career

“Usability has to be in the DNA of any project”, says Pragati Kapur, Assistant Manager- Design Research and Strategy at LG Electronics

In conversation with Pragati Kapur, Assistant Manager- Design Research and Strategy at LG Electronics Can you tell us a bit about your professional & academic background? What brought you to this field? I am an industrial designer by profession, an alumnus of the Industrial Design Centre, IIT- Bombay and completed my undergraduate studies in architecture.

10 Chennai/Hyderabad Startups hiring talent in 2015

Startups offer a fast-paced learning environment and an opportunity to make a real difference. Check out these impressive Chennai/Hyderabad based start-ups, hiring talent this year. Disclaimer- These startups have been mentioned in a random order.  1.) BankBazaar Year Founded/Launched- 2008 Co-Founders- Adhil Shetty, Arjun Shetty & Rati Rajkumar                 

“We are on our way to build a mobile wallet for a billion Indians”, says Virender Bisht, CTO, MobiKwik

In conversation with Virender Bisht, Chief Technology Officer, MobiKwik Please elaborate on your personal journey to where you are today? I landed my first job with TCS-Mumbai directly after finishing college (NIT Kurukshetra) in 2000. After 6 years in various e-commerce & sales force automation projects with TCS/GE in India, US & Europe, I decided

A Sneak Peek into the Recruiter Dashboard on hirist.com

Ever wondered what happens once you hit that “Apply” button on Hirist.com? Or how do you get those status notification mails? To simplify the application management for recruiters, we’ve built a simple (but highly effective) Recruiter Dashboard system which allows them to effectively manage all incoming applications. As soon as you hit the “Apply” button,

“Relying entirely on gut-feel and intuition can’t take a startup too far”, says Prasant Bhattacharji, Data Scientist & Product Planner, HackerRank

In conversation with Prasant Bhattacharji, Data Scientist & Product Planner, HackerRank Please tell us about your professional & academic background. Can you also brief us about your role in your current organization? I graduated from the Electrical Engineering department of IIT Kharagpur in 2006 from the Energy Engineering program with a minor degree in Computer