Interview Insights

Best practices and insights for conducting technical interviews

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...

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...

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...

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...

Forbes Remote Interviewing Series Part II - Competencies

Remote Interviewing: How To Evaluate Competencies That Matte...

The following article originally appeared on Forbes.com under the headline, Remote Interviewing: How To Evaluate Competencies that Matter. For more Interview Engineering resources, check out...

Guide for creating technical interview rubrics

Interview Engineering: how to create a structured rubric for...

Interview Engineering has many benefits, but consistency is one of the biggest. Consistency across interview questions makes interviews more predictive for hiring managers. Consistency in...