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Unlocking Tomorrow’s Talent: Insights from Consero’s Talent Acquisition Forum image

Industry Trends & Research


Last week, I had the opportunity to lead a session at Consero’s Talent Acquisition Management Forum in Irving, Texas. It was an engaging discussion with talent acquisition leaders about various trends in the technology industry, including the direct impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) and global hiring strategies are having on today’s talent landscape. Here are a […]

High-growth talent leaders share what’s driving success in technical hiring at the 2023 IHR Awards image

Recruiting Insights


Last week the Karat team had the privilege of meeting with the finalist for the In-House Recruitment’s High-Growth Company Award. We sat down with some of the best leaders in the business and discussed how they’re tackling the opportunities and challenges of hiring in 2023. Hiring collaborative problem solvers One finalist who has seen quite […]

Don’t spook your best candidates: Strategies to avoid in software engineer interviews image

Industry Trends & Research


It may be the spookiest day of the year for those celebrating Halloween, but something else has been haunting the tech industry for quite some time: the technical hiring process. Job seekers looking for new opportunities in 2023 have had some pretty eerie experiences — experiences rife with scary strategies, terrifying tactics, and ancient rituals […]

The top skills to consider when interviewing QA engineers image

Industry Trends & Research


The tech hiring landscape continues to shift as the world’s workforce navigates global economic uncertainty. Fortunately, these shifts create opportunities for software developers and engineers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the job market for these professionals remains resilient with an expected 26% increase in employment over the next decade. Furthermore, Karat’s 2023 Hiring Trends […]

Takeaways from my appearance in LeadDev’s webinar on hiring software engineers in 2023 image

Industry Trends & Research


While the tech landscape continues to shift during this time of economic uncertainty, current conditions present a unique opportunity to revamp software engineering hiring strategies. I explored them with an incredible panel of technologists during a LeadDev Deep Dive Webinar about hiring engineers in 2023. The virtual event featured panel moderator Sonal Mehta, Director of […]

Webinar insights part 2: Harnessing the power of AI and the future of tech hiring image

Interview Insights


As technology’s hiring landscape rapidly evolves, the pursuit of top talent is more competitive than ever before. To confidently hire the best tech professionals possible, talent acquisition (TA) leaders are using artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to transform how they source, evaluate, and hire.  Earlier this week, Scott Bonneau, Karat’s EVP of Product and Operations, […]

Webinar insights: harnessing the power of genAI in tech hiring image

Industry Trends & Research


The recent webinar, “Harnessing AI and the future of tech hiring,” featured an enlightening discussion about the future of generative AI, or genAI, in software development and engineering hiring. Moderated by Scott Bonneau, EVP of Product and Operations at Karat, the webinar brought together industry leaders Sagnik Nandy, CTO at Okta, and Eddie Zhou, Founding […]

The Need for Speed – A Competitive Differentiator in University Recruitment image

Recruiting Insights


August is quickly approaching, and as University Recruiting picks up steam, the talent acquisition landscape is continuing to evolve. In a job market filled with uncertainty, speed has emerged as a critical factor both for hiring top talent and for candidates seeking their next opportunity. Last University Recruiting season, we saw a shift in the […]

How to spot unconscious bias in hiring by monitoring pass through rates image

Recruiting Insights


Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a top priority for many companies today. The lack of representation in tech is largely due to an “Access Gap,” limiting opportunities for certain groups to succeed in this field. Much has been written about best practices to reduce unconscious bias in the hiring process, using proven strategies such […]

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