Logged-in Triplebyte users will see a Preference Match estimate on every role in the Triplebyte Jobs Directory, to show how well a role matches your listed preferences. Jobs that fit your preferences best will be shown at the top of the list.
Please note: All roles are always visible. Setting preferences does not filter out jobs; it only reorders the list to be more relevant to you.
- We ask all the companies posting roles on Triplebyte to provide detailed information about each of their roles.
- You fill out your Triplebyte profile, and answer as many additional preference questions as you want.
- We compare both sets of data and calculate an estimate of how well your preferences match what the company is offering.
How can I get better Preference Matches?
The best way to get more accurate Preference Matches for each role is to answer all the preference questions that you care about.
Here are a few examples of job attributes you can set a preference for:
- Your preferred OS, development processes, and testing style
- Your preferences around pair programming, release cadence, and on call expectations
- Your preferred pace of work and ability to work remotely
- Your preferred job type (e.g. full-stack, machine learning) and tech stack
- Your preferred company size and industries
- Expected salary and vacation policy
How exactly are Preference Matches calculated?
For each preference question you answer, you’ll also set a weight for its importance to you. Weights range from “Not at all important” to “This is a dealbreaker.” We recommend trying to set a variety of weights across all the questions you answer, so that your absolute best-fitting jobs rise to the top of your list.
We then calculate a matching estimate for each job using the percentage of matching fields out of all possible fields. Fields with greater weights count more toward the match estimate than fields with lower weights.
For example, you can tell us that you only want to work remotely and that’s a dealbreaker for you. You can also tell us that being able to use your choice of OS is only “somewhat important.” In that case, we will show remote-friendly jobs that use your preferred OS at the top of the list, followed by remote-friendly jobs that use a different OS, followed by jobs that aren’t remote-friendly that do use your preferred OS. Jobs that match neither will show up last.
How can I edit or remove a preference?
You can access your preferences at the top of the Jobs Directory. You can edit them at any time and the jobs listing will be reordered immediately.
If you’d like to remove a preference for a question you’ve already answered, just change its weight to “Not at all.” This will unweight it completely. It will not be used to order the jobs listing, no matter what you’ve answered.
Can companies see my preferences?
Only some preferences are visible to companies. If you’ve set your Triplebyte profile to visible, any preferences that are part of your profile will be visible to companies if they search for you or you apply to one of their roles. That includes things like your preferred tech stack, preferred company sizes and industries, and salary expectations. Other preferences, like preferred release cadence or pace of work are not part of your profile and are not visible to companies. You can change your overall profile visibility at any time.
Anything else I need to know?
Some preferences require a single answer, and others ask you to select as many as you want. If you select multiple answers for a particular question, we will apply the same weight to companies that match any one of those answers.
For example, if you say you prefer to work in healthcare, AI, or B2B industries, we will give equal weight to a B2C healthcare company and a B2B marketing company, since both of those companies match at least one of your industry preferences.
This is a beta feature. We’d appreciate hearing your thoughts about it.
If you have additional questions, please contact Candidate Support.