Skills to look for when hiring .NET developers
Often developers without the required experience list .NET on their resume, making it hard for you to identify the right developer for your role.
HackerRank vs Adaface
Adaface questions are designed to test for on-the-job skills, as opposed to theoretical knowledge. See the full comparison between HackerRank and Adaface.
How to screen Android Developers
7 step process for screening candidates
Candidates are always looking for red flags and everything that forms a part of the candidate experience is a factor in what type of talent you're able to attract and hire.
7 key recruitment metrics you should keep track of
Whether the key issue is a terribly long application process, asking candidates to jump through too many hoops, an unfriendly screening process or an unresponsive recruitment team, recruitment metrics can help uncover these issues and fix them iteratively.
A recruiter's guide to screening PHP Developers
Engineer resumes are often inflated, and might not present the true picture. Relying on self-reported skills makes you vulnerable to making a bad hire.
5 proactive recruitment strategies to hire the best talent
The role of proactive recruiters is similar to that of marketeers/ sales people because it is focused on building relationships and closing when the time is right.
Asking Situational Questions in Job Interviews
Situational interviews are quite similar to behavioural interview questions, except they are focused on the hypothetical future scenarios, whereas behavioural interview questions dig into past experience.
AI in recruitment: 7 interesting applications
AI-powered tools also eliminate bias from the hiring process. An AI does not have an ego, or does not look for familiarity in the candidate enabling it to make better, and more objective decisions than a conventional, low-tech recruitment process.
How to screen Java developers' skills
Screening developers is tricky, since an estimated 85% of candidates lie on their resume. Recruiters typically use online screening tests like the Java Online Test to do the first round of screening and shortlist the top 20% qualified candidates that they can present to hiring managers/ clients.
A recruiter's guide to screening and hiring SQL developers
An RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) is the database software itself, which manages storage, querying, updating etc. The RDBMS is the system, and SQL is the language used to interact with the system. Here's what you need to know about SQL as an IT recruiter.
Why your company should have an engineering blog
In a sea of job descriptions that all look the same, an engineering blog is an effective way to grab the attention of the top engineers. You can use it to shine light on your engineering culture, the challenging problems your team is working on, your reasons for choosing a particular tech stack etc.
Top ATS systems (2020)
Quickly compare top ATS systems: their USP, whether they have free trial, if the pricing is startup friendly and pricing.
The importance of Excel in Business
With almost 1B users globally, Excel is the #1 platform for analyzing data, finding information, creating charts and presenting reports. The simple user interface, intuitive workflow, and lack of need for technical know-how is what prevents endless attempts by other tools to replace Excel futile.
How to write a good Job Description
If your job description is poorly written or vague, you run the risk of inviting too many unqualified candidates to apply, which can make the screening process significantly longer and harder for you. Imagine having to read through hundreds of resumes to find only 3 candidates who are qualified!
All about coding tests
Everything you need to know to implement a coding test in your hiring process - Pros and cons of coding tests, best screening tests and candidate friendly coding tests.
Mettl vs Adaface
Looking for an alternative to Mettl? Adaface offers custom assessments for all your tech roles. Check out a full competitive analysis here.
Conversational assessments are the most candidate friendly way to get insights into a candidate's on-the-job skills and suitability for a role, while providing for a delightful candidate experience.
Ultimate guide to pre-employment aptitude tests
Everything about cognitive assessments: different types and best practices for implementing them to streamline your recruiting efforts in one neat guide!
The ultimate guide to pre-employment testing
A well thought out pre-employment test can help companies save time and money by helping gather useful insights about the candidate pool. But using the wrong test can hurt candidate experience and in the long term, the talent brand.
IKM vs Adaface
IKM's top competitor is Adaface. Adaface offers custom assessments for all your tech roles. Check out a full competitive analysis here.
Why Engineers Won't Do Your Coding Test
Most engineers today frown at the idea of completing a coding test, and over 50% straight out refuse to do status quo assessments (based on our research with 100+ companies in SEA). Here are the most common reasons why.
How to select an assessment/ coding test solution for your hiring
Coding tests come in many different forms, and not every assessment would be right for every company. We wrote this quick guide to help, because we know that on the outside all solutions look just the same.
Why we started Adaface
If you're here you're probably wondering why we created yet another tool to automate screening interviews or coding tests. To fully understand why, we have to look at the current status quo for interviewing engineers, specifically the screening phase.
How to setup an effective coding test (a guide for hiring managers)
At Adaface, our subject matter experts design coding tests by carefully understanding your role and requirements. We sat with them to breakdown their process to set up coding tests that are in line with job requirements to reduce false positives and false negatives.