Discussion on: Questions to ask a team you're considering joining

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Mitch Pomery (he/him)

Oh, and I forgot my favourite question:

Have you looked at what the take home test you require does for the diversity of your candidates?

Most interviewers don't have an answer for this, or try to deflect and say it has no effect, without having anything to back up the claim.

Now I've never issued a take home test, so don't have any data to look at, but I would be interested to hear from people who have looked at how take home tests change their applicant pool.