Industry Trends & Research

Real Talk webinar recap: the importance of allyship and advocacy for Womxn in Tech

Real Talk: the importance of allyship and advocacy for womxn...

Although more womxn are entering the tech field, there still lies a huge gender gap when it comes to the ratio of men vs. women...

Real Talk: Diversity in Tech webinar - womxn in tech

From Day One to Real Talk

Last week Karat celebrated the launch of our new Brilliant Black Minds program. As part of that celebration, our own Portia Kibble Smith, Head of...

Tips for organizations seeking global talent to expand remote engineering teams

Global talent: finding developers in a remote world

Last year the world shrunk. Not just in terms of being confined to our apartments, but also with regard to accessing a global talent pipeline...

Developer Hiring Changes - Person in a chair looking at a macbook with feet up.

How did 2020 change developer hiring trends?

To say that 2020 changed the world would be the understatement of the century. The COVID-19 pandemic changed lives, businesses, countries, and economies at a...

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...

Are code tests undermining 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....

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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...

Hiring software engineers amid COVID-19

Hiring Software Engineers in Uncertain Times

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been talking with our partners across industries about how COVID-19 is affecting them at home and at work. I’ve...

Software Engineering job candidate coding with Karat Interview Engineer

Sign-up Rates, Signal, and Productivity: 3 Ways Live Techni...

The unofficial motto of 2020 may well be “adapt and innovate.” All of us have been challenged to respond nimbly to a world that didn’t...