It’s Tourney Time — for Hiring

Hackathons and boot camps are great ways to find software engineers. But what about the rest of the workforce?

In the current war for talent, companies are struggling to fill all kinds of roles, and a coding challenge won’t help them narrow their candidate pool for all vacancies. But with a little creativity, the hackathon model could be applied to virtually any hiring scenario, giving recruiters a better sense of what a candidate can do, not just what they’ve done.

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Katie Easton