Having lamented about the quality of software training institutes in the city in an earlier article, I had the opportunity to experience the kind of education being dished out by these institutions. We needed to fill some positions very quickly a few days ago and not having much luck with walk-ins and other forms of recruitment we decided to go to some of the institutes and see if they had anything to offer. We contacted a few of them and they were more than willing to accommodate us to come to their institute and conduct interviews to recruit. So we decided to hold a test which consisted of a couple of simple school assignment kind software programs and an essay of 100 words. We administered the test for a 100 people and we short listed just 6 out of the 100 only to realize that the 6 that we short listed were unfit too. It was an absolute waste of time and effort. What was wrong with them? To put it in a nutshell - 90 % of them could not even write 10 lines of code. The ones that
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Sorry about not putting up anything for so long but there was and is a lot happening in my life that has prevented me from putting up anything meaningful. For those of you that do read my blog I will be back soon with some new articles of some of my good and not so good experiences of late so stay tuned in.