After performing thousands of interviews across a wide spectrum of engineering disciplines and experience levels, we've learned a few things. Hosting an effective onsite interview means creating an environment that does two main things:
- Allows your team to learn a lot about the candidate, to the extent that you feel confident extending an offer (or not)
- Provides a great candidate experience, so that they're more likely to accept a potential offer
We've written about both sides of the onsite experience here:
In 28K Video Interviews Later: How to Interview Software Engineers Remotely, we offer tips on how to interview engineers.
Training Technical Interviewers provides our best advice on how to train interviewers.
We send this Technical Interview Prep Guide for Candidates to candidates when they're prepping for interviews. Viewing the experience from their side of the table can help you create a better overall onsite experience.
If you'd like to read more about how to interview and hire engineers, please visit our Hiring Blog.
If you have additional questions, please contact your Account Manager or Company Support.