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The Code-Free Developer Interview

by Pete Holiday

Published April 18, 2018 in Technology

When it comes to evaluating candidates for software engineering roles, it's hard to keep up with the latest and greatest techniques. We know logic puzzles don't work. Writing pseudocode on a white board is so tired and cliche at this point that companies brag about not doing that. Teams have resorted to what seems like an obvious choice at first blush: just have the candidate write some code. This new trend may have some unintended consequences, though.

Presented at RailsConf 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA on April 18, 2018.

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