Talent Hack Recruitment Drive 2020

Showcase yourself in front of hiring clients!

We’re more than just smart — we’re also perpetually curious. We never consider our work done because we challenge ourselves to find better and better solutions.

Talent Hack is actively looking for dynamic individuals for our company as well collaborating with a number of external clients who are also hiring multidisciplined interns and graduates during 2020.

Because we understand the importance of teamwork to broaden our perspectives, we host two major recruitment-driven hackathons per annum in the quest to find the best talent for us and our clients.

Show us your uniqueness, ambition and innovative thought process and we will find you a perfect role!

The Prize

Depending on the challenge participated in, winners will receive one of the following:

* An internship or a job offer from Talent Hack

* An on-site or remote 8 to 12 weeks internship with one of our clients 2020 Internship Programmes

* Guaranteed interviews with the opportunity to join one of our clients 2020 Graduate Scheme

* A collaboration opportunity with Talent Hack’s clients

The Challenges

Challenge #1 – Global Marketing Strategy
Challenge #2 – Web App Development
Challenge #3 – API Automation & Software Integration
Challenge #4 – Event Management & Marketing
Challenge #1 – Global Marketing Strategy

Talent Hack is going global! We are launching our operations in Europe and South Asia in Q3 and Q4 2020, respectively. To this end, we challenge you to create a rock-solid global marketing strategy.

Unleash your inner trailblazer and craft a multi-dimensional international marketing strategy.

For a growing brand like Talent Hack, it is challenging to directly link marketing activities with business outcomes. Your mission is to prepare a global marketing strategy and have the chance to roll it out to promote our operations in these new regions.

Think of TH’s present business strategy and innovation values. Look for ways to empower them, and develop a specific plan with:

  • Measurable KPIs
  • Realistic milestones
  • A viable budget

Time is of essence! The winning ideas will be those that can be activated within 30 days and fully executed within 90 days.

The dream team to ace this challenge will consist of the following:

Idea Generators

You spark creation with your authentic ideas and understand the problem better than anyone in the room.

Marketers

Who would use this solution? You have all the answers to bring the product to market and possess a business brain.

Powerhouses

Not techie or a designer, but your magic touch will bring projects to life.

Designers 

In your skillful hands, dashboards and applications gain clarity and style.

Challenge #2 – Web App Development

Our day-to-day work lives have become so dependent on suite of productivity tools that help save time and increase our overall work output. From emails to cloud file storage to offline/online messaging, the world of productivity apps have evolved with changing times. Still a whole lot of them suffer from a brisk fragmentation and incompatibility issues. A simplified, seamless experience for all such apps would be ideal for most professionals and consumers alike 

Your VA Hub. This is a start-up company that provides a subscription-based web app to their users. They are looking for talented individuals to help build features within their Productivity Tool.

The challenge – to build a sophisticated Time Tracking tool for users to track time spent on tasks.

  • Design and build the advanced feature for the android & IOS platform.
  • Collaborate with your teams members to define, design, and add any new features.
  • Test for robustness, usability and general reliability.

The evaluation for submissions of this challenge will be based on the following parameters – functionality of the app, design aesthetics and the quality of code written.

The winner will be offered a remote based internship with Your VA Hub to be part of their team and actively assist with their product launch.

Challenge #3 – API Automation & Software Integration

More and more, business applications live outside of the firewall. They are more diversified than in the past. For instance, a modern business might use a SaaS-based CRM system, in-house BI tools, and host their website on the cloud.

While this improves flexibility, it creates a challenge. How do you tie everything together? The challenge for web developers is no longer building every feature into an application. It’s creating an application that can integrate with other applications.

Your Challenge: Build an entirely new integration or expand and improve current integrations using any public API. You may pick one from the following options:

  • Talent Hack and a business communication tool e.g slack
  • Talent Hack and a productivity toll
  • Talent Hack and networking tool such as Linkedin etc
  • Talent Hack and CRM / DB Tool

Challenge #4 – Event Management & Marketing

Despite the global events industry coming to a standstill for the forthcoming months during to the current global pandemic crisis, we are fortunate to be working with numerous forward-thinking clients with this industry space.

Event marketing continues to grow as one of the most important marketing strategies for today’s companies. This challenge commands authority in the tech and talent acquisition domain and provides opportunities for people with related business interests to meet and interact with one another in a challenging, competitive yet collaborative setting.

You will have opportunity to cover one or more of the following topics:

  • The power of user engagement
  • Innovative event revenue streams
  • Leveraging event data
  • Attracting a global audience

Challenge #5 – Augmented Reality
Challenge #6 – Website Development
Challenge #7 – Digital Wallets
Challenge #8 – Token Creation
Challenge #5 – Augmented Reality

Augmented reality allows us to create content that includes new layers of context, meaning, and emotion. It delivers experiences that blur the lines between the head and the heart. It builds bridges between the here-and-now. It helps us see the world in greater depth, and gives us new ways to reveal our authentic selves.

You’ll have the chance to create interactive experiences, with or without code, at any level of expertise using Spark AR.

Create a World AR Effect using Spark AR that utilizes the Instagram back camera (the rear facing one; not the selfie camera) to add augmented reality to the world around the user – such as 3D content. The more delightful and innovative, the better.

The dream team to ace this challenge will consist of the following:

Developer, 3D artist, Designer, Programmer, Engineer and a Creator.

Challenge #6 – Website Development

Challenge details coming soon!

Challenge #7 – Digital Wallets

Digital wallets are financial accounts that allow users to store funds, make transactions, and track payment histories by computer. These pieces of software may be included in a bank’s mobile app, or as a payments platform like PayPal, Google Wallet or Apple Pay. Digital wallets are also the main interface for using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.

In modern times, enhanced consumerism has leveraged the benefits of this financial instrument to the fullest. People no longer brood over aspects such as functionality, security and cost of digital wallets. Rather, they are willing to know what the future has in store and what better features can be expected.

Keeping this in mind, you will have opportunity to cover one or more of the following challenges in order to create advanced features for a mobile payment app:

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Detection and reduction of Fraud risks
  • Reward policies for a positive payment journey
  • Low Awareness and Trust issues in rural population
  • AI powered automated payments

Challenge #8 – Token Creation

Challenge details coming soon!

Challenge #9 – Product Sales
Challenge #10 – Technical Sales
Challenge #11 – Subscription Modelling
Challenge #12 – TBC
Challenge #9 – Product Sales

Challenge details coming soon!

Challenge #10 – Technical Sales

Challenge details coming soon!

Challenge #11 – Subscription Modelling

FinTech is a large field that aims to improve financial services by using software and emerging tech solutions

Consumers are increasingly using monthly or annual subscription services for newsletters, event updates, etc.

The challenge is to create a mobile app or web platform to empower clients to better manage subscribers on various channels/websites and their payments for ongoing subscription services.

The focus of this software or app should be to help detect and manage subscriptions and leverage data while they are active and inactive.

Challenge #12 – TBC

Challenge details coming soon!

Judging Criteria

1) How much progress you make

2) Concept – does it solve a real problem?

3) Feasibility – how well can it be implemented?

4) S.M.A.R.T. – How well does it fulfill this criteria?


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For Companies – Why Should You Attend?

In keeping with the spirit of the time, the demand for professionals with excellent digital skills, industry-relevant aptitude, business-critical soft-skills, and core behavioral competencies such as collaboration, communication, openness to diversity, ethical propensity, and problem solving is at its peak. How, then, to identify, onboard, and retain the perfect talent?

Watch them in action in a super competitive and collaborative setting!

Hackathon hits multiple marks at once.

This innovative setting delivers greater insights to companies that are recruiting regarding the behavioral performance, cultural fitness, and practical skills of candidates in real-time, something that would not be possible in a traditional interview setting.

Furthermore, the hackathon setup enables organisations to set certain expectations for the talent being examined while ascertaining whether their skills align with the internship/job roles available.

A number of our existing employees have adopted hackathons as their setup-of-choice for driving recruitment and benefitted massively from the superior talent discovered at our events.

What’s in it for you? 

Crowd-source ideas on product innovation

Create a strong employer brand

Hire fresh talent – all at the same time!

If you’d like to become a part of this event to scout for new interns/employees or even set up your own challenge within the hackathon, register your interest and we will get back to you within 24hrs with full details.

Registration charges are as follows: 

Company Registration: £250 + VAT per representative

Setting a challenge: £1500 + VAT per challenge


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Date

17 09 2020 - 19 09 2020

Time

19:00 - 16:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 17 09 2020 - 19 09 2020
  • Time: 14:00 - 11:00

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