Articles By: CodeSignal

How to Drastically Reduce Engineering Time Spent on Recruiting

Today, an engineering team incurs, on average, 6 times the cost that recruiting does for each technical hire. This is because engineers’ work is frequently interrupted with interviews and candidate evaluations, which in turn hurts their productivity. But why does so much of the burden of hiring fall on engineers, and what can you do about it? That’s the question […]

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Top 5 Ways To Get the Most Out Of University Recruiting Season

University recruiting is full of challenges. While trying to find the best fit for their internship and new grad roles, recruiters must manage a high volume of candidates within a tight timeline of just a few weeks. On top of that, 2020 and 2021 demanded a revisit of many tried-and-true university recruiting processes, like career fairs and on-campus interviewing. How […]

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4 Tips for Securing Top Technical Talent at Scale

Recruiting qualified technical talent is not easy. Companies often compete for candidates, and hiring conditions are constantly changing. In order to attract top talent, your company must develop hiring practices that are both scalable and effective.

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How to Choose a Cutoff Score for Your Tech Assessments

If you’re a recruiter just getting started with using technical assessments, the question appears simple: which score should we use as the cut-off for candidates we want to move forward? In other words: what is our technical bar? Drawing on our team’s research-backed practices, here are the top 5 steps your team should take when setting a cutoff score for […]

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Key Programming Terms Recruiters Need to Know

In order to have a smooth technical hiring process, you need to ensure every member of the hiring process is on the same page. This starts with having recruiters that can communicate effectively and connect meaningfully with senior engineers. This doesn’t mean they need to have a computer science degree or know how to code, but even basic fluency in […]

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Revolutionizing Your Technical Recruiting Process

40 hours. That is the average number of engineer hours spent interviewing and screening candidates to fill a single engineering role. Why is this number so high? Because traditional recruiting processes weren’t designed to meet the challenges of today’s hiring market. Luckily, a better way is possible. CodeSignal’s new guide digs into how to revolutionize your company’s technical hiring processes […]

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CodeSignal University Ranking Report 2022

Technical recruiters today are in fierce competition for top engineering candidates. At the same time, thousands of students graduate from computer science undergraduate programs each year who struggle to land an interview, despite having the skills needed to succeed on the job. Why is this happening? Because recruiters often target only those candidates who come from name-brand schools—even though over 94 […]

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The Experts’ Guide to Data-Driven Recruiting in 2022

Not sure where to start with implementing data-driven recruiting processes? The experts are here to help. This guide brings together advice from Talent Acquisition leaders from top companies like Indeed, Wayfair, and others. These experts offer insights on:• Using data to increase diversity• Optimizing interviews to better identify top talent• Leveraging recruiting automation, and more

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