CrowdSourceHire is launching the first ever Code4Goal Coding Challenge sponsored by Microsoft on the 14th January 2015. With a star studded judging panel including coding royalty from Atlassian, Microsoft, and MitchelLake.

The aim of this coding contest is to create a friendly competitive environment for their already existing user base, as well as other programmers who are looking to showcase their coding skills, and solve some existing needs within the business community.

For the first code4goal contest, CrowdSourceHire will invite all coders to build a solution that will be solving an existing issue faced by all companies looking to recruit great talent.

Often companies have problems with sorting out large volumes of CVs / resumes advertising for their job roles. In order to minimise their time in sorting out and have a benchmark way of comparing candidates, the code4goal entrants will be tasked with the challenge of developing a solution that will solve this problem.

For more details about code4goal and how to enter, go to:

The Prize

The winner of this coding contest will receive a new Microsoft Surface Pro 3, which comes with bragging rights when they showcase their brand spanking new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to all their developer friends.

The Judging

Contest entrant will be judged on four major criteria: Solution, Speed, Accuracy, & Code Cleanliness.


1.       Andrew Coates (Microsoft) - Developer Evangelist, Microsoft

2.       Shaun Clowes (Atlassian) - Director of Product Growth & Analytics at Atlassian

3.       Nikhil Singh (Ex-Yahoo) - Startup Entrepreneur

4.       Anthony Sochan (MitchelLake) - Practice Lead, MitchelLake

“We chose to host the code4goal coding contest, to encourage developers everywhere to focus on building solutions that will help solve needs that exist with businesses in various industries.” Says Ben Liau Co-Founder of CrowdSourceHire.

Important Dates For Code4Goal are as follows:

·  Registration of Interest Open - 14/1/2015

·  Submission Opening - 28/1/2015

·  Submission Closing - 2/2/2015 @ 11:59 pm AEST

·  Judging - 3/2/2015 to 16/2/2015

·  Winner Announced - 18/2/2015

 “We plan on hosting many more coding contest throughout the year that will address known application solution needs in various business industries, which will in turn result in many developed solutions to address theses needs in the market.”  Adds Liau.