Tag: code test

  • Honesty in Anonymous vs Confidential Surveys

    Honesty in Anonymous vs Confidential Surveys

    I knew I needed to build some kind of survey to see if dropping the time limit from the code test would have any measurable impact on time spent or pressure. But I wasn’t sure if it should be anonymous or not. On one hand, I assumed the data for an anonymous survey would be […]

  • The Bias of Timed Code Tests

    The Bias of Timed Code Tests

    I clearly remember the code test when going through the hiring process at Automattic. As someone with imposter syndrome and anxiety, the thought of having my code under a microscope, and confirming my fear of not being a “real” developer, isn’t exactly my idea of a fun time. But, I made it through, and was […]