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Accurately Predict Your Next Data Science Candidate On DoSelect

Ever wondered at the ease with which Amazon pops out the next book off their virtual shelves and accurately suggests you might love it? Or the way Netflix almost knows what your television preferences are? What drives this oh-so-pleasant experience for a user when they land at your web or mobile application? The heart of this answer lies in a ...

DBA Applicant Screening - Why Grind It When You Can Automate It?

The road of hiring a programmer is convoluted and enervating. The frazzled state of recruiters at the finish line down that path is a sight we shudder to think of. Our recent venture down the database lane gave us an opportunity to speak to some of the most established professionals in the sector, and their experiences were an eye-opener.While ...

8 Reasons To Dump Your Current Tech. Assessments Vendors, Now.

Did you notice we mentioned them as “vendors” and not partners?We have been having numerous discussions with progressive HR and Technical teams about the perils of working with vendors in the current assessment landscape. If technology pundits and experts are anything to go by, non-linear growth would be the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow ...

Introducing Code Quality Analysis Engine - Of Comparing Apples To Apples

Two code samples. Both pass the specified test cases.Question: How does your current assessment engine determine the better sample of the two?Answer: It can’t.Until now.That hit you hard. Didn’t it?Ask any engineering manager about factors that contribute to “technical debt”, and “shitty code” pops out as the first, almost knee-jerk like reaction. Now ...

How To Recruit A Software Developer, Not

It’s a season of peeves, my dear reader. The mother of all pet peeves, though, triggered a bush fire of sorts last month, when this thread at Hacker News went viral. The explosion in the number of upvotes, comments and collective jeering on a prevalent phenomenon which precedes technical recruitment (we call it “the algorithmic lottery”) triggered a debate ...

Guide To Effecting Tech Recruiting

Doesn’t matter if you’re a product company or not, you will need technical people in your team who can drive technology to run your company. Since technology is growing at an unstoppable pace, every organisation wants to be faster and efficient in the market.Coming to the point: What can you do to make your tech recruiting more ...

9 Steps To Solve Any Interview Brainteaser

“How much does a school bus weigh?”“How many people are currently online in Germany?”“How many windows are there in New York City?”And, most importantly: “How the heck do you answer these crazy questions?”Because if you’re interviewing for a tech job, chances are you’ll get thrown one of these curveballs at some point during the ...

Recruitment Marketing - The Building Blocks

We all agree to the fact that candidates are now in the driver seat changing the process of the job seeking and recruitment forever. We are way past the days where recruiters and candidates met at the job interview and the process as a whole began with the submission of the resume. The strategy that involved going out and hunting ...

Please, Ditch The Whiteboard!

Let’s face it! If ever there is something more terrifying than writing test cases for a developer, then it is the traditional whiteboard technical interview. In this competitive world, to beat the odds of competition and hire top talent, companies look to differentiate themselves from the competitors. But often everyone ends up doing the same thing – and not fix ...

How To Make Right Hiring Decisions

We are way past the time when a resume was one and only source to justify candidates skills. Today, tables have turned and recruiters no longer rely on resumes to verify skills. Just an interview alone can be misleading as few are masters in the art of convincing and getting past an interview is never a big deal for them ...

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