Author: Lusen Mendel

Lusen Mendel / they / them is Director of Developer Relations at Karat, and speaks regularly about interview best practices. Before moving to researching and sharing interview insights, they were responsible for hiring and performance managing hundreds of Interview Engineers as Karat’s Director of Interviewing. Before joining Karat, Lusen managed software engineering teams at Indiegogo, Rackspace and Cloudkick, where they realized that fair, consistent and predictive hiring was not a reasonable side project -- it had to be a full-time job

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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...

TIps for remote onboarding software engineers

What remote interviews teach us about remote onboarding

You did all this work to recruit, interview, and hire an amazing new teammate. Let’s keep this party popping! HR and IT have just completed...

Karat remote technical interview Q&A with NSBE

How to prepare for a remote technical interview

As organizations reevaluate hiring plans for the COVID-19 world, many job candidates are being left without resources. To support job seekers, the National Society of...

Blog post on what Karat technical interviews measure

What do Karat technical interviews measure?

Earlier this month, the team and I were reviewing online feedback, which is something we do regularly to refine the Karat technical interviewing solution.  Some...