Hackathons - The Ideal platform to Improve Employability
Hackathons and coding Contest are turning out to be the ideal platform for developers to showcase their coding talent, sharpen their skills, and work on real-time projects.
There are few coding competitions which are held on a Pan India basis such as
TechGig Code Gladiator 2021 . Software developers and programmers have been leveraging this platform for the past 8 years to brush up their programming knowledge and to chase their dream jobs.
Hackathons and Coding contest boost the employability of a candidates through the following:-
1. Low-risk learning : Hackathons are the easiest way to dive into riskier projects and learn about the different tools, techniques, and approaches. The participants can easily know about the problems, risks involved, and have a chance to win without putting anything at stake.
2. Convert concepts into actions : It’s a path to judge candidates and their creativity to transform the ideas into prototypes. The software development cycle gives exposure for the candidates that reach better employability.
3. Enhance soft skill and learn new tech skills : Learn diverse tech skills, and enhance soft skills. Participants can learn new technology or tools while polishing up their communication, presentation, collaborative, and team-player skills that will increase the authentication of resumes.
It is a great way to connect, meet, and collaborate with IT professionals that are already in the market or work in top companies.
5. Improve problem-solving skills : The candidates need to think fast, work smartly, and focus on key elements. These can be analysed by the employers to hire candidates that fit the business requirements.
The best thing about hackathons is the exposure to be in touch with the market brands. The brands open up the doors for the participants to learn, grow, and get hired