It’s true in India too, where multi-nationals and emerging startups headhunt for the best engineers. HackerEarth, a startup out of the GSF India accelerator, is looking to make the process of assessing technical talent easier through programming challenges.
On the flipside, the startup is also looking to help fresh engineering graduates and more experienced developers become better acquainted with growth-stage startups in India. Over there, startups don’t quite have the same glamour than they do in the U.S. as college grads feel cultural pressure to find jobs at multi-national companies.
“Engineers are hugely in demand here in India. There’s a shortage of talent and yet, people don’t know what kinds of opportunities they have,” said co-founder Sachin Gupta…
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