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CodeFights becomes CodeSignal and launches a new ratings system for developers

CodeFights started out as a competitive coding platform, but has since morphed to focus more on interview prep and helping businesses recruit developers. To better reflect this focus, the service toda

Greenhouse Inclusion aims to reduce bias in the hiring process

Unconscious and implicit biases can show up every step of the hiring the process. That’s why Greenhouse, a recruiting and applicant tracking program, has partnered with diversity and inclusion c

LinkedIn now lets job seekers ask for referrals with a click of a button

LinkedIn this morning is rolling out a new feature for job searchers that allows them to better leverage their network of connections when looking for a new job. The company is introducing “Ask

Leap.ai looks to instantly match job-seekers with employers with just a few questions

Searching for a new job can be a daunting process — especially if you aren’t sure what you’re great at — and even finding the right companies and what jobs are out there is probably en

SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them

Google and other tech giants often have huge recruiting efforts that can target students — but startups might not have those kinds of resources to find or grab them before they head off to those hug

Adecco Group acquires recruiting startup Vettery for $100M

The Adecco Group, a global HR services firm headquartered in Switzerland, announced today that it has acquired Vettery. The financial terms were not disclosed, but a source with knowledge of the deal

Hiring has gone Hollywood

The top of the hiring funnel has gotten very crowded. We’ve always had recruiters or headhunters for top executives. They’re also commonly used in many industries for lower-skill positions, i.e. s

Terminal makes it easy for companies to open international offices

Born out of a frustration with recruiting within the peninsula-trapped City of San Francisco, Terminal is a platform allowing companies to tap into talent abroad. Starting with campuses in Kitchener-

Pymetrics attacks discrimination in hiring with AI and recruiting games

Identify the traits of your top performing employees and hire people like them, but without the discrimanatory bias of traditional recruiting. That's the promise of Pymetrics, an artificial intelligen

Skype’s new ‘Interviews’ feature lets you test candidates using a real-time code editor

Skype recently introduced a feature designed to cement its place among business users who aren’t as interested in things like emoji reactions or “Stories.” It now supports conductin

Technical recruiting platform Triplebyte opens for business in New York

Triplebyte wants to make it easier for tech companies to hire engineers by pre-screening them for technical ability and even flying qualified candidates to the Bay Area for in-person interviews with

Triplebyte expands its recruiting platform beyond YC and signs up Apple and Facebook

Triplebyte wants to make recruiting and technical screening for tech companies more efficient. The screening process happens background-blind, so instead of putting the emphasis on the applicants' res

How to attract top recruiting talent

I’ve advised recruiting operations at close to 300 startups, ranging from a five-person team at Scalyr to a several-hundred-person team at Gusto. Most startups share a common theme: Technical recrui

Airbnb plummets, Facebook ranks top in tech on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2017

Facebook has risen to the top spot among tech companies on the annual Glassdoor Best Places to Work U.S. rankings. That seems fitting for the company in a year when it is taking on Slack, Microsoft-

What interns and new grads really get paid at top tech companies

From woefully underpaid internships to legendary hiring bonuses at huge Silicon Valley companies, it’s hard for job seekers to know what they’re worth in tech. It’s even harder when they&#8

How to recruit, hire and retain female engineers

Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles -- software engineering, especially. This article is a how-to guide for finding and hiring women software engin

CodeFights raises $10M Series A round for its skills-based recruiting platform

CodeFights brings together coding challenges and skills-based recruiting. The company, which competes with the likes of HackerRank, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A round led

Crunch Report | First Hyperloop Will Be Built in UAE

It's looking like the first Hyperloop will be built in the UAE, Facebook is testing a job openings feature, Tesla plans to increase manufacturing automation by acquiring Grohmann Engineering, LeEco is

With 12K engineers screened, Triplebyte says its skills-based recruiting platform is working

Triplebyte is offering companies a different way to hire engineers — as co-founder and CEO Harj Taggar put it, the goal is “ignoring the résumé.” Today the company announced that its platform

The history of innovation in recruitment technology and services

2016 is a watershed moment for the recruitment industry. LinkedIn and Monster are being acquired, and CareerBuilder is for sale -- three of the highest-profile tech companies in the space. Microsoft i
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