For companies hiring software developers today, remote interviews are the new normal in technical interviewing due to COVID-19. Companies across the world are moving from in-person onsites to remote interviewing to preserve the health and safety of their teams, and their candidates – but for many, this is their first foray into remote hiring and there’s a big learning curve ahead. Vivek Ravisankar, CEO of HackerRank, has helped 2,000+ companies like Atlassian, Peloton and PayPal conduct more than 1.2 million remote interviews and can share best practices to make the process easier.
Best Practices for Effective Remote Hiring for Developers
Vivek Ravisankar is the CEO and Co-Founder of HackerRank, the platform used by over 7 million developers to hone their skills, and is employed by 2,000+ companies like Amazon, Lyft, LinkedIn and Dropbox to recruit top tech talent. After graduating from NIT in India, Ravisankar worked as a software engineer at Amazon, where he spent hundreds of hours interviewing other developers. To help bring efficiency, standardization and inclusivity to the technical hiring process, he co-founded HackerRank, the first Indian startup to graduate from Y-Combinator.