10 June 2015 by Karat

Etsy CTO Kellan Elliott-McCrea on the Craft of Hiring Engineers

At Karat, we are passionate about improving the effectiveness and efficiency of hiring. We’ll use this space to post interviews with top engineering leaders so they can share what they’ve learned from their personal hiring experiences. Etsy CTO Kellan Elliott-McCrea has seen tech companies of every shape and

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18 May 2015 by Karat

Building a World-Class Tech Team in a Non-Tech Industry

At Karat, we are passionate about improving the effectiveness and efficiency of hiring. We’ll use this space to post interviews with top engineering leaders so they can share what they’ve learned from their personal hiring experiences. Camille Fournier is the CTO of Rent the Runway. She previously worked

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27 April 2015 by Daniel Tunkelang

Engineering the Hiring Process

At Karat, we are passionate about improving the effectiveness and efficiency of hiring. From time to time, we’ll post articles from our employees, advisors, and friends so they can share what they’ve learned from their personal hiring experiences. Daniel Tunkelang is an advisor to Karat. He’s worked

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19 March 2015 by Karat

How to Hire Engineers Without Going Crazy

At this year’s SXSW conference, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels revealed that many of Amazon’s engineers spend 30-40% of their time on hiring — mostly on technical interviewing. Vogels admitted that this investment level was “very intensive,” even calling it “crazy,” but justified it by saying it was necessary to

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