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(Part 2) Essential Questions To Ask When Interviewing Developers In 2021

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The first part of this blog stresses the importance of asking the right technical interview questions to assess a candidate’s coding skills. But that alone is not enough. If you want to hire the crème de la crème of the developer talent out there, you have to look for a well-rounded candidate. .

Essential Questions To Ask When Recruiting Developers In 2021 – Part 1

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The minute a developer position opens up, recruiters feel a familiar twinge of fear run down their spines. They recall their previous interview experiences, and how there seems to be a blog post a month that goes viral about bad developer interviews.

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Are Remote Internships A New Fad Or Are They Here To Stay?

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The intern hiring season (beginning in February) usually serves as a breath of fresh air, and offers an undisturbed, fresh talent pool for companies. Throwing a full-fledged spanner in the works, however, last year’s pandemic led to nation-wide lockdowns, and shuttered campuses and offices.

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.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

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.

This Is Recruiting: How To Limit Bias In Tech Recruiting?

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Domina McQuade, Microsoft Azure’s Senior Recruiting Manager had some interesting things to share when it comes to recruiting, and all of its highs and lows. Confronting and limiting bias in tech recruiting comes with education and experience.

6 Rules of a Diverse Workplace

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Talent Assessment > 6 Rules of a Diverse Workplace. Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.” – Verna Myers. In 2021, hiring employees for the symbolic “ticking of a diverse box” will not suffice anymore. .

5 Lessons From Running 200 Remote Hackathons

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Hackathons > Lessons from running 200 remote hackathons. Scene from the movie ‘The Social Network.’. A room full of boisterous Harvard undergrads. In the center: a small group of coders hunched over their laptops, typing away at warp speed.

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We Built The Tech That Can Help YOU Build Great Tech Teams

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Baking a cake requires four basic ingredients. Eggs, flour, sugar, and butter. Get the proportions of any of these ingredients wrong and you will have a lumpy, soggy mass of wetness that is nowhere near yum. I like to think of the process of building great tech teams as baking cakes.

Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

Read a story of a Swiss Insurtech startup which successfully extended their remote development team in Ukraine to 15 people and found their perfect CTO to manage their software development team.

HackerEarth announces integration with Naukri RMS

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Talent Assessment > HackerEarth Integrates With Naukri RMS. Further Reading. Hackmotion, an app that helps you relieve stress. HackerEarth has always taken tech hiring to the next level. It offers integrations with the most popular Application Tracking Systems (ATS), the latest being Naukri RMS.

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.

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.

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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?

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Episode 1: How to drive inclusive hiring in tech ft. Orange Is the New Black

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Welcome to #NetflixandHire where we learn some great tech hiring lessons from popular TV shows. This episode is focused on inclusive hiring. Over the course of the next 4 episodes, you’ll learn 4 ways in which you can successfully screen and hire developers in 2020. Buckle up, here we go!

This Is Recruiting: Is Tech Recruiting A Sales Or A Marketing Role?

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Talent Assessment > This Is Recruiting > Recruitment Marketing. CSG’s Senior Global TA Manager Kimberly Haught loves being part of the tech recruitment industry. On most days, that is.

3 Reasons Why I’ll Continue Using Remote Interviewing Tools Even Post-Pandemic

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When the pandemic began, businesses were focused on putting their heads down and weathering an uncertain economic environment. For many, this meant a temporary freeze on hiring. As things thawed, hiring came back, but this time, it was virtual.

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Making the Internet faster at Netflix

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In our fourth episode of Breaking 404 , we caught up with Sergey Fedorov, Director of Engineering, Netflix to understand how one of the world’s biggest and most famous Over-The-Top (OTT) media service provider, Netflix, handles its content delivery and network acceleration to provide uninterrupted services to its users globally.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

FaceCode: The DEFINITIVE Way Of Conducting Coding Interviews

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It has been well established that you cannot hire a developer unless you see them work on a problem real-time. For the last eight years, we have observed and figured out flaws in the way the tech world approaches the uber-important ‘interview round’. Let us list them for you: 1.

Automated Reports On FaceCode

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Writing a balanced and well-detailed interview summary is not only time consuming but also demands significant cognitive overload to take notes and record feedback during the interview.

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Understanding Technical Debt and Why Recruiting the Right Tech Talent is the Solution

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Now and then we read about a new, all-important parameter of software development that has technical teams buzzing. However, before we get carried away with the latest buzzwords that the industry is enamored with, it might help to look back at the thought processes that got us to where we are today.

Inside The Mind Of A Data Scientist

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Problem: There’s a port somewhere in the world that wants to maximize profits. Approach: Said port hires a data scientist to look at the numerous variables affecting ship movement and operational efficiency. All factors that affect profitability in the long run.

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

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.

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.

Hottest tech skills to hire for in 2020

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The benefits of honing technical skills go far beyond the Information Technology industry. Strong tech skills are essential in today’s changing world, and if your employees consistently and proactively enhance their IT skills, you will help them improve both personally and professionally.

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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?

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

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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Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.