The tech recruiting original sin: resumes and pedigree bias


This article is part of a larger series examining issues of access, bias, and inclusion in tech recruiting and hiring. In previous blog posts, we’ve...

The tech recruiting original sin: resumes and pedigree bias
Defining handholding and guidance in technical interviews

Interviewing 101: handholding

Last month, we explored some of the perils of automated code tests. The data shows that reliance on absolute completeness and correctness not only blocks...

Wahab Owolabi joins Karat for a Q&A on diversity, University Recruiting, and inclusive interviewing

Diversity in tech: University Recruiting and inclusive hirin...

As part of our commitment to the Black community, Karat formally launched a practice interview initiative this month, partnering with organizations like URx to help...

Why we interview

Last night I had the privilege of joining leaders from around the Seattle tech community at the 12th annual GeekWire Awards—the first one to ever...

Most c-suite engineering leaders think their people don't know how to conduct technical interviews, and other Interview Gap findings

Think you’re good at conducting technical interviews?

We’ve all been talking about fairness and bias a lot these past few months, and the depth at which it’s currently being discussed is long...

Code tests undermine diverse and inclusive hiring

Are code tests undermining inclusive hiring?

Last month we shared a number of programs as part of our commitment to Black software engineers. One of these initiatives is to use our...

The 2020 Interview Gap report by Karat and Harris Insights

The 2020 Interview Gap report

The Interview Gap manifests in different ways for different stakeholders. The Interview Gap makes it harder for organizations to reach their software engineering hiring targets....

Are your code tests blocking 1 in 3 potential hires?

A few weeks ago we connected with Claus Moberg, Roblox’s VP of Engineering, to get his thoughts on the state of hiring software engineers. One...

Interview and negotiation coach, Adam Dangoor, shares tips on making interviewing enjoyable by highlighting candidate strengths

Highlighting strengths makes interviewing more enjoyable

By, Adam Dangoor As a candidate, some of the least enjoyable interview experiences I have had are those after which I felt that I did...

The Karat engineering team explains how they tackled a data modeling challenge

Engineering at Karat: YAML, JSON, and data modeling

Data modeling is awesome. Or hard. It depends on the day of the week. Any engineer at a startup will attest your data models are...

Karat Interview Engineers share tips for making remote technical interviews enjoyable

Tips for making remote technical interviews enjoyable

Interviewing is stressful enough without having to contend with WFH distractions, bad lighting, spotty WiFi, and a bunch of job candidates who are in the...