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How Mimino Solved 78 Project Euler Problems in Under 24 Hours

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Last weekend, HackerRank hosted its 1st live streaming event in which Michal Danilak, more famously known as Mimino, achieved a herculean feat. Mimino solved ALL 78 Project Euler challenges in under 24 hours, at a rate of about 18 minutes per problem! Although C++ is his best language, Mimino used at least 13 languages altogether. […]

Ritika Trikha
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Tech Recruiter’s Weekly Roundup: May 1, 2015

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Welcome to the Tech Recruiter’s Weekly Roundup! Every Friday, the HackerRank editorial team thoughtfully selects the most interesting and relevant tech recruiting insights from around the web just for you. 1. SnapChat Using Geolocation to Poach Uber Employees [Fortune] SnapChat recruiters are getting very creative. Here’s what folks near Uber HQ might see in their Snapchat platform: “This place […]

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3 Unlikely Industries Innovating in Tech Hiring

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This article originally appeared in Venture Beat. The Department of Labor estimates that there are currently 500,000 unfilled positions in IT fields. But it isn’t just the tech industry that desperately needs tech talent. Banks, retailers, and government agencies are aggressively trying to recruit as well. And while these may be old-school institutions, we’re seeing […]

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The Real Reason Women Only Earn 18% of CS Degrees

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The tech world is missing out on nearly half of the population of talent. From the classrooms to corporations, why aren’t more women on the path to building revolutionary software and hardware? Women generally earn more undergraduate and graduate degrees than men, and yet only 18% of Computer Science (CS) graduates are women. Everyone knows […]

Ritika Trikha
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Tech Recruiter’s Weekly Roundup: April 24, 2015

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Welcome to the Tech Recruiter’s Weekly Roundup! Every Friday, the HackerRank editorial team thoughtfully selects the most interesting and relevant tech recruiting insights from around the web just for you. 1. Reddit Fight Pay Gap By Eliminating Salary Negotiations [NPR] Men are 4 times more likely to negotiate pay than women, according to Carnegie Mellon economics professor Linda […]

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Re/Code: Five Ways Obama’s TechHire Initiative Will Drive Diversity in the Industry

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President Obama has been vocal about the role that technology will play in creating greater opportunities for all Americans. Private companies like LaunchCode have already been helping people achieve the American Dream by offering upward mobility through technology. The president’s latest initiative on this front, TechHire, dedicates $100 million to train people without technical skills […]

Ritika Trikha
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The History of ‘Hello, World’

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It’s the most famous program. Known as the first example in nearly every programming language for every programmer, where did this message come from? As a function, the computer program simply tells the computer to display the words “Hello, World!” Traditionally, it’s the first programming language developers use to test systems. For programmers, seeing the […]

Ritika Trikha
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Tech Recruiter’s Weekly Roundup: April 17, 2015

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Welcome to the Tech Recruiter’s Weekly Roundup! Every Friday, the HackerRank editorial team thoughtfully selects the most interesting and relevant tech recruiting insights from around the web just for you. 1. London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, Dropbox and Other Startups to the Fray [Tech Crunch] London’s a hot spot for startups right now! Our recent article on the […]

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HackerRank’s ‘Insights’ Makes Technical Recruitment Completely Data-Driven, Standardized and Efficient!

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HackerRank’s primary thought leadership event witnessed influential speakers from Flipkart, InMobi, GE, Juniper, and Time Inc. Bangalore: April 16, 2015: HackerRank, a technical talent community for developers to hone their skills and for companies to hire great tech talent, today conducted their first India edition of “Re-engineer” along with their customers at Royal Orchid, Bangalore. […]