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Tuesday, June 20 • 9:00am - 9:50am
OPEN Breakfast Talk: The Future of Hiring and the End of Whiteboard Interviews

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**Breakfast will be provided on a first come, first served basis until they run out. To receive a breakfast, pre-registration is required. Breakfast can be picked up starting at 8:45 am. The talk will start promptly at 9:00 am.


Writing code on a whiteboard is a skill in and of itself. How does this awkward experience tell you anything meaningful about how well engineers can truly think and work in their element? Traditionally, developers have to spend hours upon hours going through technical whiteboard interviews. But it’s how engineers have always done it. It’s the industry standard. Today there’s a better way to evaluate skills. Companies are realizing that shifting toward skills-based hiring is the optimal way to get a leg up on competition. CTOs, VP of engineering and directors across industries, from finance to retail and even the government, are implementing skills-based hiring to save hundreds of hours of valuable engineering time.

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Vivek Ravisankar

CEO and Co-founder, HackerRank
Vivek Ravisankar is co-founder & CEO of HackerRank. 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 and standardization to the technical hiring process... Read More →

Tuesday June 20, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am EDT
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