Helpful reads for software engineering leaders.
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How to Use Benchmarking to Save Time & Hire Confidently
When creating a candidate assessment, begin by benchmarking with your team. You’ll spend a little time now to save a lot of time during the hiring process.
How to Take Advantage of 2023 Headcount to Build a Better Team
When headcounts are flat or barely increasing, you have to be more strategic in your hiring plans. Here's how you can use data to improve your hiring process this year.
How to Prevent Mis-Leveled Engineering Hires with Woven
With Woven, you can mitigate the risks of mis-leveling and ensure your engineering hires are placed in roles that accurately match their experience.
Top 5 Podcasts for Engineering Managers
Podcasts are great places to find information and advice on how to become a better leader. Check out our top picks for engineering management podcasts this year.
ChatGPT killed the tech interview: We tested 11 methods and here’s what survived
We wanted to collect data on which types of interviews are totally broken by ChatGPT and which ones are safe. Automated code quizzes? Behavioral questions? System design? Here's what happened.
How to Cut Your Engineering Candidate Drop-off in Half with Autoresponders
Automated emails keep experienced engineering candidates in the loop about what to expect, which reduces anxiety and increases the likelihood that they'll complete the process.
How Recruiters Attract Highly-Skilled Talent by Hacking Job Boards
We've worked with hiring teams of all sizes, from early-stage startups to large companies. And we've seen firsthand that the best teams have one thing in common: they use job boards strategically.
How Engineering Leaders Get More Candidates to Complete Their Take-Homes
Honorariums help you get what you need to evaluate while showing the candidate you value their time. In a competitive hiring market, this gives a candidate one less reason to disqualify your role.
How Engineers Hack Job Boards and 10x Their Qualified Candidates in Just 30 Minutes
The market for developer candidates is heavily consolidated on LinkedIn and Indeed. Trying to get those candidates in your hiring pipeline without a recruiter can be brutal, but it doesn't have to be.
New Scenario Drop: Code Review
Woven's new code review scenario will level up your ability to assess highly skilled candidates on real job abilities. See how candidates understand the code they're reviewing, find and articulate potential issues with the code, and write clear, actionable feedback.
The Best Free Live Coding Interview Tool in 2022
Pair programming is a great way to assess a candidate's collaboration skills during the remote interview. But what do you do if a candidate doesn't have your tools installed?