Put your faith in a HirePower
Early in October EAI hosted a hackathon. People split off into teams to work on completely new projects for four days and see what we could build. We built a lot of cool things, including a button to alert the office when lunch has arrived and an app to help musicians find other musicians to work with. I worked on an app that was affectionately dubbed HirePower.
In the past couple months we’ve struggled to effectively find and screen suitable candidates for design and development jobs here at EAI. We’re a pretty small company, and the bulk of the hiring work is done by a single, overworked employee named Cam. In order to make our hiring process a little smoother (and Cam’s life a little less stressful), we decided to create an application that would not only allow candidates to apply for jobs with us, but would also collect all of the information we have about a candidate and provide a platform for rating that candidate on a variety of criteria.
Central to the usefulness of HirePower is the Dossier — a single page where an interviewer can find