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
Lus Mendel, Director of Interview Engineering.

Interview Engineering: Golden Rules of the Technical Intervi...

All too often, the technical interview is used to find flaws in candidates. When in fact finding their strengths is actually more effective in identifying...

Career fair at Penn State. Source: Penn State Student Affairs.

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University recruiting season is a stress test for your recruiting and hiring engine. Your recruiting team and software engineers will need to conduct hundreds or...

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On October 2nd, more than 200 talent acquisition, HR, and D&I leaders gathered in New York City for Indeed Explore. The theme of the event...

A few Karat interview engineers during our virtual offsite.

Interview engineers are raising the bar, one technical inter...

“The software developer job interview doesn’t work. Companies should stop relying on them. The savviest teams will outcompete their peers by devising alternative hiring schemes.”...

Innovation creates lasting change.

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Our recent Karat summer offsite started off with seemingly innocuous ice-breakers: If you could have any superpower what would it be? Who is your hero and why?...

Why the War for Tech Talent is so Competitive — and 3 Ways...

A 2017 PwC study showed that 77% of HR directors felt that failure to hire tech talent would be a threat to their business. Any recruiter or...

Interviewing is often painful for both candidates and employers.

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Employers and candidates have been interviewing for millennia. During these years jobs have changed, industries have been created and they’ve evolved. Yet, one thing remains...

Panelists at Real Talk: Diversity in Tech on August 2nd, 2018.

“Real Talk: Diversity in Tech” Highlights the Ne...

On August 2nd, over 100 tech leaders, innovators, and talent acquisition experts gathered in New York for our third Real Talk: Diversity in Tech. Our partners The...