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A Hands-on Vendor Roundup
Posted By John Zappe and Todd Raphael On July 17, 2012 @ 5:13 am In News and Features | No Comments
A little update on Better Weekdays, the MBA hiring site mentioned earlier . Chris Motley  says that right now the site is, while not limiting itself, focusing its energies on graduates of the Chicago schools Booth and Kellogg.
Similar to our Recruiting Innovation Summit startup competition , the Europeans have launched one of their own. Across the pond, the Pan European HR Network (a sort of mini-SHRM) hosts an annual tech conference. Last year, four companies wound up being showcased. This year, the Innovative HR Technology Competition & Award  isl giving 10,000 euros worth of sponsorship to the winner.
A new site, in the CodeEval genre , offers what it calls “a more accurate and precise way to identify the right IT talent for your organization.” Potential hires can do sample projects using Hands on Test, simulating actual work perhaps a little better than asking them the typical interview questions (What’s your biggest weakness? My perfectionism!).
Here’s a short look at how Hands On works . You may find yourself distracted by the cool effect when you roll over the navigational bar at the top of the page.
StartWire has a new widget  you can use on your Facebook pages or career sites, to keep candidates informed about what’s going on with their applications.
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 Image: http://www.ere.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/handson.png
 MBA hiring site mentioned earlier: http://www.ere.net/2011/12/30/latest-job-matchmaking-site-will-focus-on-mbas/
 Chris Motley: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-motley/4/a20/526
 Recruiting Innovation Summit startup competition: http://www.ere.net/2012/05/17/mystery-applicant-wins-the-recruiting-innovation-summit-startup-competition/
 Pan European HR Network : http://www.hrneurope.com
 Innovative HR Technology Competition & Award: http://www.hrtecheurope.com/en/ihr/
 in the CodeEval genre: http://www.ere.net/2011/10/03/techie-testers-make-part-of-their-site-free/
 short look at how Hands On works: http://handsontest.com/how-it-works/
 new widget: http://www.startwire.com/employer/application_connects
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