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
Karat has conducted over 60K virtual live technical interviews and established best practices for interviewing software engineers in a remote world.

Remote Interview Resources, Karat Venture, and Hiring Analyt...

Is it 2021 yet? The first quarter of 2020 may feel like a COVID-colored blur, but the Karat team has been hard at work upgrading...

Jeffrey Spector, Karat co-founder

What every software engineer should do to stand out in an on...

Most software engineers are familiar with the typical hiring process: A phone screen or technical interview leads to an onsite interview loop and — if...

We spoke with leaders from Intuit, BCG Digital Ventures, and...

A successful University Recruiting program can drive innovation, shape a culture, and set a company apart from its competitors. However, the path to get there...

The Karat team in January 2019

Interview Engineering is Going Global

Next to family, friends, and health, our careers are one of the most important parts of our lives. Jobs give us purpose and fulfillment. Interviews...

Helin Shah, Karat Interview Engineer

Interview Engineering: To Interview is Human

Helin Shiah wasn’t looking for a new job when she found the role of Interview Engineer at Karat. When she ran across the job listing...

Photo: University of Washington

5 University Recruiting Lessons to Take to Campus in 2019

Each fall, university recruiting teams race their peers to hire promising software engineering talent into intern and new graduate roles. Strong university recruiting programs have...

A Karat brainstorm is capable of incredible things.

Are you stuck in the Catch-22 of hiring for hyper-growth?

In 2018, total venture capital (VC) funds invested totaled $131 billion surpassing $84 billion invested during all of 2017. Compared to 2017, the median VC deal size experienced double-digit...

John Scully, Karat Interview Engineer

1200 Technical Interviews and Counting: John Scully’s Jour...

Over two years ago John Scully stumbled upon Karat’s Interview Engineer job listing on Stack Overflow. At first, he couldn’t believe that interviewing software engineers...

Real Talk panelists at our August 2nd event in New York.

Real Talk: 4 Truths About Recruiting and Retaining Diverse T...

For years I’ve been hearing tech leaders talk about an inability to find and hire diverse talent. This sounded foreign to me as I knew...

My colleague, Director of Alignment Engineering Josh Lawrence

Consistency is Key: The Beginner’s Guide to Predictive Tec...

Technical interviewing is something that every company does when hiring software engineers, but often with mixed results. Mis-hires are unfortunately common. Team members tasked with...