Flipkart partners with Udacity to hire graduates based on Nanodegree projects

BENGALURU: India’s largest online marketplace, Flipkart, today announced a partnership with online learning company Udacity, under which it would hire graduates based on capabilities they have built through Udacity’s Nanodegree programmes. With the partnership, Flipkart expects to redefine the hiring process in the software industry based predominantly on personal interviews and referrals.In a break from convention, Flipkart hired students based on their Nanodegree projects and Udacity profiles; there were no in-person interviews or group exercises. This ‘interview-less hiring’ approach enabled Flipkart to recruit talent swiftly, thereby shortening the hiring process.The three graduates hired have already started working at Flipkart with the mobile development team. These graduates of Udacity’s Android Developer Nanodegree are the first ones to join the team and both companies expect more to follow.”The kind of disruptive work…


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