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April 19, 2022

6 Essential Criteria to Evaluate Software Engineers

Focus on these six areas to evaluate software engineers and hire the best, most qualified person for your team.

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April 15, 2022

HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 2: Senior Engineers Don't Want to Take Code Quizzes

Senior engineers don't want to take code quizzes. Should they have to? Let's hear Wes' response to a HackerNews post where a candidate is feeling burnt out from the interview process.

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April 14, 2022

HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 1: Are Recruiters Lying About Remote?

Are Big Tech recruiters lying to candidates to fill open roles? Wes weighs in on this week's contentious HackerNews topic.

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March 25, 2022

New Feature Drop: Mark Candidate As Hired

Woven's new feature – Mark as Hired – allows you to track the status of candidates during technical interviews. It even updates Slack when you change the status to "Hired".

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February 25, 2022

Tech Interview Platform Woven Launches "Woven Match" and Lands $8m Investment to Make Hiring Developers Radically Better

Today, Woven, a tech interview platform for hiring engineers at software companies, announced that it’s launching “Woven Match”.

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February 25, 2022

Managing Mental Health, With Micah Weaver

According to the Stack Overflow 2018 Developer Survey, nearly one in five developers say that they struggle with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, or both.

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February 25, 2022

Leveling The Playing Field For Software Engineers

As a company that provides technical assessments, he says to try not to judge software engineers by their resumes. When hiring tech talent, degrees are less important than previous work experience and personal projects.

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February 25, 2022

Joe Montana Scored 168% More Than His Entire Career Football Earnings On This One Deal

After hanging up his cleats, Montana found his way into venture capital and has spent the past six years investing in startups. Her's how he helped deliver a $42m touchdown.

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February 25, 2022

Hooks added to Woven React Scenario

Hooks showed up with React 16.8. They’ve since become the modern standard to use state and other React features without writing a class

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February 25, 2022

Fake Paul Graham's 8 Habits of Highly Innovative Startups

Paul Graham is a computer scientist, venture capitalist, and essayist who has launched over 500 startups. I asked a GPT-3 AI tool what Paul Graham would say the key is to startups, and the response was...surprising.

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February 25, 2022

12 Places to Find Remote Software Engineers

The global transition to remote work may have you wondering where to find remote software engineers. Read along as we discuss 12 job boards to find your the next great addition to your remote team.

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March 8, 2021

The Ultimate Remote Tech Stack

We put together a list of 20+ great tools for your remote tech stack that will help you attract new talent and build strong teams, even if you're a new engineering manager.

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