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About the test:

The Perl Online Test is preferred by recruiters to assess on-the-job skills of candidates before an interview. It reduces technical screening time by 80% by enabling employers to identify qualified candidates.

Covered skills:

  • Unix Shell Command in PERL
  • Anonymous Subroutine in PERL
  • Nested Arrays
  • Arithmetic Expressions in PERL
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9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface Perl Online Test is the most accurate way to shortlist PERL Developers



Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The Perl Online Test helps recruiters and hiring managers to identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface Perl Online test screens candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for Perl Developer roles:

  • Strong Perl and shell scripting skills
  • Experience with file transfer protocols (FTP, SFTP, SSH, HTTPS)
  • Object-oriented Perl development experience

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for the Perl Developer role. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online. The Perl Developer test is ideal for helping recruiters identify which candidates have the skills to do well on the job.

Reason #2

No trick questions

Traditional assessment tools use trick questions and puzzles for the screening, which creates a lot of frustration among candidates about having to go through irrelevant screening assessments.

The main reason we started Adaface is that traditional pre-employment assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate candidates. At Adaface, our mission is to help companies find great candidates by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role.

Why we started Adaface ->
Reason #3

Non-googleable questions

We have a very high focus on the quality of questions that test for on-the-job skills. Every question is non-googleable and we have a very high bar for the level of subject matter experts we onboard to create these questions. We have crawlers to check if any of the questions are leaked online. If/ when a question gets leaked, we get an alert. We change the question for you & let you know.

These are just a small sample from our library of 10,000+ questions. The actual questions on this Perl Online Test will be non-googleable.

🧐 Question

Medium

Package: Destroy
OOPs
Solve
                        What does the following Perl code print?
                        
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Medium

Package: Use Base
OOPs
Solve
                        What does the following Perl code print?
                        
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Medium

Longest Road
logic
hashmaps
Solve
                        A startup company E-Motors is building driverless automated cars. The car contains a sensor that checks the road quality for the next N meters to decide the optimal speed at which the cars should move. We are given recorded data by the sensor in the form of an array, where each element of the array is the rating given to 1 meter of the road in sequence. 

The rating given by the sensor is from 1 to 100, where 100 represents the road with the best condition, and any rating above 60 is optimal. Find the longest stretch of road in meters that is categorized as optimal by the sensor.

The input is an array of "strings" which needs to be converted from string to integer/number inside the function.
🧐 Question🔧 Skill

Medium

Package: Destroy
OOPs
2 mins
Perl
Solve

Medium

Package: Use Base
OOPs
2 mins
Perl
Solve

Medium

Longest Road
logic
hashmaps
25 mins
Coding
Solve
🧐 Question🔧 Skill💪 Difficulty⌛ Time
Package: Destroy
OOPs
Perl
Medium2 mins
Solve
Package: Use Base
OOPs
Perl
Medium2 mins
Solve
Longest Road
logic
hashmaps
Coding
Medium25 minsSolve
Reason #4

1200+ customers in 75 countries

Brandon

With Adaface, we were able to optimise our initial screening process by upwards of 75%, freeing up precious time for both hiring managers and our talent acquisition team alike!


Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Reason #5

1 click candidate invites

Email invites: You can send candidates an email invite to the Perl Online Test from your dashboard by entering their email address.

Public link: You can create a public link for each test that you can share with candidates.

API or integrations: You can invite candidates directly from your ATS by using our pre-built integrations with popular ATS systems or building a custom integration with your in-house ATS.

Reason #6

Detailed scorecards & comparative results

Reason #7

Designed for elimination, not selection

The most important thing while implementing the pre-employment Perl Online Test in your hiring process is that it is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. In other words: you want to use the test to eliminate the candidates who do poorly on the test, not to select the candidates who come out at the top. While they are super valuable, pre-employment tests do not paint the entire picture of a candidate’s abilities, knowledge, and motivations. Multiple easy questions are more predictive of a candidate's ability than fewer hard questions. Harder questions are often "trick" based questions, which do not provide any meaningful signal about the candidate's skillset.

Reason #8

High completion rate

Adaface tests are conversational, low-stress, and take just 25-40 mins to complete.

This is why Adaface has the highest test-completion rate (86%), which is more than 2x better than traditional assessments.

Reason #9

Advanced Proctoring


About Perl Engineer Roles

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation. It is now used for a wide variety of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

Aside from being able to program in Perl, a Perl developer should also be comfortable with Linux or UNIX operating systems and shell scripting.

Typical Perl Engineer responsibilities include:

  • Design and development of large-scale Perl applications
  • Deploy application modifications and enhancements based on business needs
  • Develop clean, high-quality and reusable code
  • Collaborate and work closely with Perl Developers, Product Owners, DevOps and Delivery Managers to deliver products and services end to end

What roles can I use the Perl Online Test for?

  • PERL Developer
  • PHP PERL Developer

What topics are covered in the Perl Online Test?

Scope
Chomp function
Binary extension
Perl modules
grep function
symbolic table
Initialization
Reference
Alias
Subroutine
Prefix dereferencer
Regular expressions
Scalar data
Scalar variables
CPAN
Polymorphism
lvalue
Prefix dereferencer
Return Value
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The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening.


85%
reduction in screening time

FAQs

Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify.

Do you have any anti-cheating or proctoring features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Non-googleable questions
  • IP proctoring
  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagiarism detection
  • Secure browser

Read more about the proctoring features.

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. A skills assessment is optimized to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 55%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating/ proctoring features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment. However, you can use our sample questions for practice.

What is the cost of using this test?

You can check out our pricing plans.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, you can sign up for free and preview this test.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Here is a quick guide on how to request a custom assessment on Adaface.

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