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What frustrates you most about developers' hiring process?

Syed Faraaz Ahmad
I like to build stuff
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While hiring developers for your organisation, what are the biggest challenges you have come across? If you could change some things in the hiring process, as a recruiter or a developer what would they be?

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dastasoft

The most important thing for me is that the interview process is a true reflection of what you are going to do if you join the company.

If I evaluate you on things that you are not going to apply in your day-to-day work it will be a loss for everyone, if you pass the interview you will be prepared for something that is not your job, and if I reject you, I may be losing a good candidate for the real job.

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Syed Faraaz Ahmad Author

Totally agreed! I don't understand when companies use hardcore data structures and algorithms to test applicants. They can totally be crammed for and forgotten in a week, doesn't prove much about an applicant. People say it tests your problem solving skills, but I have to say there's a lot more ways to specifically test that without having to memorise algos

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Jean-Michel Fayard 🇫🇷🇩🇪🇬🇧🇪🇸🇨🇴
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Syed Faraaz Ahmad Author

Oh nice! Thanks!