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Get practical tips for building and leading great engineering teams.

November 29, 2022

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.

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November 16, 2022

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.

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November 4, 2022

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.

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October 19, 2022

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.

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October 11, 2022

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.

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September 28, 2022

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?

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August 18, 2022

The Most Market-Valuable Skills for Software Engineers

Experienced developers do more than just code. Whether you're a team leader hiring software engineers or a candidate applying for jobs, you'll want to focus on these 3 essential skills.

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July 14, 2022

How Long Does It Take to Hire Great SaaS Software Engineers?

Learn how to hire great SaaS software engineers faster, save time in recruitment, and fill the position sooner by improving your technical screening process.

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July 14, 2022

Hiring and Recruiting Great Software Developers: The Ultimate Guide

Every tech company has different needs. But there are some general tips and tricks that can help you spot talent when recruiting and hiring great software engineers.

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June 23, 2022

5 Reasons to Have a Remote Software Engineering Team

On the fence about offering a work-from-home option for your software developers? Consider the benefits of having a fully remote engineering team.

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June 15, 2022

10 Human Skills to Look For in Senior Software Developers

Senior engineers do more than write code; they lead their teams to success. If you're hiring, be sure to look for these 10 important human skills for senior software developers.

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May 31, 2022

HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 4: LeetCode Interviews Are Ruining the Industry

Are LeetCode interviews are scaring candidates and ruining the industry? Let's hear Wes' response to a HackerNews post where a qualified candidate loses out on a great opportunity because of this type of interview.

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