HackerRank, the developer skills company, announced the launch of their second annual fall virtual career fair to connect developers with technology companies.
HackerRank said it will conduct the career fair online on September 13-14 and exhibitors will include leading companies such as DTCC, Bloomberg, Facebook, John Deere and Thomson Reuters among others.
Steven Skiena, Author of The Algorithm Design Manual, will kick off the event on Monday, September 13th at 10 a.m. PDT with a keynote speech offering tips to early professional developers entering the technology job market.
Over 2,500 companies rely on the HackerRank Developer Skills Platform to recruit the best tech talent for their teams in the new remote world.
In 2020, HackerRank brought this expertise to the virtual hiring event space with their inaugural virtual career fair. That event featured over 20,000 registrations, 53 exhibiting companies, 33 percent women participation, and over 8,000 candidates with a HackerRank Skill Certification.
Job-seekers who are interested in attending the fair can register in the HackerRank Community, build their applicant profile, and earn skill credentials to help them stand out to recruiters. Once their profile is set up, they can access the exhibitor page and view companies who are hiring for full-time and intern positions. If an attendee is interested in a company, they can express interest in open positions or schedule a 1:1 session with a recruiter to learn more.
Exhibiting companies will host live virtual sessions for the career fair audience, including tech talks, AMAs, and panel discussions. During the second day, there will be a developer networking hour where attendees can interact and make connections with fellow students and professionals.
Over 2,500 customers across all industries, including 25 percent of the Fortune 100, rely on HackerRank to raise their hiring bar. More than 15 million developers (40 percent of the developer population) trust HackerRank to learn and showcase their coding skills. Every second, two developers complete a HackerRank assessment, or 4.7 million each month.