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The Top 3 Challenges in Assessing and Hiring Full-Stack Developers

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Blog > Talent assessment > Assessing Full-Stack Developers. Full-stack developers are often called the “Swiss Army Knives” of software development because of their ability to perform a wide range of tasks across the software application development stages.

Through the Looking Glass: How Hiring For ‘Cultural Fit’ Works In A Remote World

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Remote Work Culture: ‘Cultural Fit’ Hiring. Two of the most famous characters from Lewis Carol’s Through the Looking Glass are the twins, Tweedledum and Tweedledee. When Alice encounters them, they ridiculously mirror each other’s actions and words.

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Fair Warning: We Don’t Hire A**Holes At HackerEarth.

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How does one define a word that has been around for ages, and yet has no distinct meaning?

So Long 2020, And Thank You For All The ‘What-The-Fish’!

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I’m writing this from a newly locked-down chilly California; reflecting on 2020 and all that it has taught us. Nikola Tesla, whom many tech enthusiasts worship, is supposed to have said “ our virtues and failures are inseparable, like force and matter.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

When Cabbies Make Ace Coders: Why Skill-Based Hiring Matters In Tech (Part 2)

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Talent Assessment > Hiring Based On Skills. If in case you missed the first part of this blog , I have been talking to our CTO Vishwastam Shukla about how more recruiters and hiring managers need to use skills as the primary criterion for developer hiring.

A Note On Our New Leave Policies

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Equality. Dictionary Meaning: the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities. Equity. Dictionary Meaning: the quality of being fair and impartial. At first glance, they both seem the same.

20 Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow In 2020

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Machine Learning (ML) is emerging as one of the hottest fields today. It has penetrated into numerous aspects of our everyday life—be it Siri or Alexa, Facebook/Instagram friend suggestions, Gmail spam filters, traffic congestion predictions, customer support chatbots, and much more. The Machine Learning market is ever-growing, predicted to scale up at a CAGR of 43.8% from 2019 to 2025, reaching up to an estimated evaluation of USD 96.7 billion by the end of 2025.

20 Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow In 2020

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Machine Learning (ML) is emerging as one of the hottest fields today. It has penetrated into numerous aspects of our everyday life—be it Siri or Alexa, Facebook/Instagram friend suggestions, Gmail spam filters, traffic congestion predictions, customer support chatbots, and much more. The Machine Learning market is ever-growing, predicted to scale up at a CAGR of 43.8% from 2019 to 2025, reaching up to an estimated evaluation of USD 96.7 billion by the end of 2025.

This Is Recruiting: What Makes A Good Coding Assessment?

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There may be very few old-timers left in the tech world today who would swear by the benefits of a whiteboard. However, even the new league of extraordinary recruiters find it hard at times to deal with this beast called ‘assessments’. . Does a perfect assessment really exist?

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

Enough About Millennials. Are You Ready For Generation Z?

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A HackerEarth guide to hiring and retaining early-talent developers. Millennials have been the hot topic of discussion for a long time in the workforce. However, studies suggest that Generation Z (aka Gen Z) will make up 24% of the workforce in 2020. .

This Is Recruiting: Zoho’s Out-Of-The-Box Recruiting Strategies

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What’s common to teaching Greco-Roman literature to a bunch of Ph.D. students and heading HR at a global corporation? The answer: a sustained interest in the individual.

HackerEarth Sees Significant Surge In Remote Assessments And Interviews For Tech Roles In Q3 2020

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The platform has experienced a 250% YoY increase in remote assessments, and a 4,000% YoY increase in remote interviews conducted on its platform FaceCode.

6 Ways Candidates Think They Are Smarter Than Your Remote Assessment Tool

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Tech hiring has undergone a radical transformation with take-home assessments gaining popularity over traditional methods in recent times.

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

HackerEarth introduces Full-stack Assessments at Hire10(1) Conference

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The new HackerEarth Assessments feature of full-stack assessments will facilitate both backend and frontend developer assessment for recruiters. HackerEarth has just announced the addition of full-stack assessments to help recruiters efficiently evaluate the coding skills of full-stack developers.

Keeping Culture Alive: What Recruiters Can Do While Hiring Remotely

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Up till the beginning of this year, if anyone asked about the best restaurants in town we’d redirect them to the team handling reimbursements.

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments. IHS Technology predicts that there will be over 30 billion IoT devices in use by 2020 and over 75 billion by 2025.

This is Recruiting – Demystifying bias in recruiting and how to tackle it.

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This is Recruiting: Episode 4 – Reducing Bias in the Hiring Cycle with David Windley. .

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

A hiring manager’s guide to hiring the right developer

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We all know that hiring the right developer is a lot of hard work; you have to identify your requirements, find the right candidate, then integrate them into your team smoothly.

Get a wholesome hiring experience with full-stack assessments

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The much awaited feature of full-stack assessment is now live on HackerEarth Assessments! With this new feature on HackerEarth it’s now easier than ever to assess the coding skills of a Full-stack developer.

How to target passive candidates and build talent pools proactively

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Talent management deserves as much focus as financial capital management in corporations. – Jack Welch, Chairman & CEO, General Electric.

This is Recruiting: How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

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This is Recruiting: How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative. When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become wiser, more inclusive, and better as an organization. ” — Pat Wadors. At Hackerearth we believe that skills do not discriminate.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

15 recruiting tools that need to be on your radar for 2020

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Planning your recruitment efforts for the next year is no easy task. How much should you budget? Which tools should you invest in? What will your ROI be? Basically, what should you even be doing!? These are all very legitimate questions every recruiter has when the year is wrapping up.

Insider Tips on how to ace coding interviews in top companies

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“Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.” ” – Bill Gates. In college, I wanted to learn to build things that would have a significant and positive impact on mankind.

HackerEarth Assessments integrates with Zoho Recruit

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We are delighted to announce that we now integrate with Zoho Recruit. Hiring tech candidates just got a lot easier! Zoho Recruit is a leading cloud based applicant tracking system designed to make your hiring process seamless and effortless.

Tackling large user traffic with Ajay Sampat, Sr. Engineering Manager, Lyft

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In our first episode of Breaking 404 , a podcast bringing to you stories and unconventional wisdom from engineering leaders of top global organizations around the globe, we caught up with Ajay Sampat , Sr. Engineering Manager, Lyft to understand the challenges that engineering teams across domains face while tackling large user traffic. Through this episode, Ajay shares his personal experiences and hardships that developers/engineers face in their day-to-day tasks.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Tips on running a bias-free, early-talent hiring process

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The generation of early-talent is comprised mostly of Gen Z (those born after 1996). This group comprises students who are recent graduates or about to graduate. They are known to be entrepreneurial, tech-savvy, and are true digital natives. .

A complete guide on getting started with Kotlin [Cheat Sheet Included]

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What is Kotlin? Kotlin is an OSS statically typed programming language that targets the JVM, Android, JavaScript, and Native language. It is developed by JetBrains. The project started in 2010 and was open source from its initial days. The first official 1.0 release was in February 2016. Kotlin does not aim to be unique but it draws inspiration from decades of language development. It exists in variants that target the JVM (Kotlin/JVM), JavaScript (Kotlin/JS), and Native code (Kotlin/Native).

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This is recruiting – Decoding remote hiring with StackOverflow

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This is Recruiting: Episode 1 – Decoding Remote Hiring with StackOverflow. .

The Unvarnished Truth of being a Woman in Tech

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In our fifth episode of Breaking 404 , we caught up with Monica Bajaj, Senior Director of Engineering, Workday to hear out the different biases that exist in tech roles across organizations and how difficult it can get for a woman to reach a senior position, especially in tech.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.