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Interview rubrics

How to hire great software engineers with interview rubrics

Structured interview rubrics make it possible for software engineering teams to hire the right candidates for the job. How? By putting candidates on a level...

Blog post about engineering great technical interviews

What are technical interviews? Formats, structure, and commo...

Software engineering teams use technical interviews to assess software engineers’ technical skills during the hiring process. Technical interviews can involve writing code, discussing technology or...

5 inclusive hiring best practices

Inclusive hiring: 5 best practices for software engineering ...

Inclusive hiring is the first step you need to take to improve the diversity and inclusion of your software engineering team. No longer is inclusive...

How to hire software engineers: 3 types of technical assessment

How to hire software engineers: 3 types of technical assessm...

Hiring software engineers is notoriously challenging. Whether it’s a lack of time to conduct technical assessments, inability to find the right candidates in the first...

Remote Technical Interview Tips

How to conduct a successful remote technical interview

Will your team ever go back to the office? For many, the answer is “no.” This seismic shift means many business processes must go completely...

How to improve onsite-to-offer ratios for more efficient hiring

How to improve onsite-to-offer ratios for more efficient hir...

It’s not uncommon for us to start working with a new client and discover that onsite-to-offer ratios are in the 5:1, 10:1, or even 15:1...

How a more human approach to hiring engineers helped Ethos Life accelerate growth

How a more human approach to hiring engineers helped Ethos L...

In March 2019, Ethos Life was rapidly hiring engineers to accelerate an ambitious product development roadmap. The goal was to deploy new predictive analytics and...

Inclusive Interviewing and University Recruiting to build diverse teams Q&A

Building Diverse Engineering Teams with University Recruitin...

This week, Karat is hosting a virtual event with University Recruiting (UR) and talent acquisition leaders from Databricks and Lowe’s. This free webinar will take...

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...

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...