Wednesday, July 20, 2016

8 Steps to Constructing a Better Software Engineering Homework Interview

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A recent trend in the SF tech scene, and perhaps elsewhere, is the take-home interview. I’ve been on both sides of this exercise, I’ve noticed it can have unintended consequences: a bad experience for the candidate and a filtering out of qualified candidates. I’d like to talk about some of the problems, and offer 8 suggestions about how to improve it.