re: Unpopular opinion? I don't do puzzle coding tests. VIEW POST


Same goes with me. I don't understand why competitive programming is being used as a measure to check programming skills in screening processes.

It doesn't seem to test what we need in industry/real world applications.


Because HR departments and non-tech managers are bad at understanding dev work.


This is the real answer. The prevalence of the badly broken tech interview is gatekeeping power play. It exploits the developers original sin of 'imposter syndrome'.

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