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HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 3: Engineering Managers Ghost Candidates
Engineering managers are busy. Taking the time to send candidates meaningful feedback can create a bottleneck in the interview process - and thus is often skipped.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.