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Improved interview state management (CodePair)

We’ve rolled out a change to improve the state management of CodePair interviews. Before this change, if an interviewer did not click the “End” button at the end of an interview (see image below), that interview continued to be listed in the “In Progress” field of “Reports” and was accessible by the candidate, indefinitely.   The change ensures that […]

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Improved video chat in CodePair

CodePair helps you get the best out of technical phone interviews. Besides the ability to see the candidates code real-time, one of the things that makes phone interviews more effective is to see candidates while talking to them. We’re excited to share 2 significant improvements to the video chat experience on CodePair: Video call notifications: […]

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CodePair Editor Improvements

The code editor in CodePair has been improved to help the interviewees feel at home. We strongly believe that CodePair must let the candidates remain focused on the interview questions and they shouldn’t have to spend time adjusting to the platform. Two of our recent changes will help candidates significantly: Auto-complete: Intellisense, or suggestions for […]

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Introducing Company Insights: Make hiring data-driven

We’re very excited to announce the beta release of Company Insights, one of HackerRank for Work’s most anticipated new features. With Insights, we’ll show you all the key data on your HackerRank for Work usage so that you can make your recruitment process truly data-driven. Here are just a few of the ways that Insights […]

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SSL Cipher Change Notification

As a standard part of our security review process, we will be changing the set of ciphers supported by our web servers in our AWS ELB cluster. The changes will go live on Thursday, 18 June 2015 at 12:00 Hrs UTC The following ciphers are being dropped: DHE-RSA-AES128-SHA DHE-DSS-AES128-SHA With this change we are effectively enabling the […]

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Test Report Emails – Change of Source Email Address

When one of your candidates completes a test, some key details are sent over to you as an email. The email is sent to the recruiter who invited the candidate and any one else you have explicitly configured in the Test’s Advanced Settings. The email used to be sent from reports@interviewstreet.com. As part of an […]

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SSL Cipher Change Notification

As a standard part of our security review process, we will be changing the set of ciphers supported by our web servers in our AWS ELB cluster. The changes will go live on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 at 12:00 Hrs UTC The following ciphers are being dropped: ECDHE-RSA-RC4-SHA RC4-SHA The following cipher is added: DES-CBC3-SHA With […]

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Introducing DbRank: Assessing SQL made easy

We’re very excited to announce the launch of DbRank, our latest automated platform for assessing SQL skills. It simplifies your hiring for a variety of database-related roles like Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Data Scientists, Application Developers and many more. The platform supports four of the most commonly used databases: Oracle, MS SQL server, DB2 and […]

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Introducing Insights for Tests/Questions

Today, we’re beginning to roll out Insights for Tests/Questions on HackerRank for Work to help you understand how your tests and questions are performing.   Thousands of companies who’re looking for technical talent use HackerRank Tests to screen candidates effectively and make their recruitment process more streamlined and cost effective. Now for the first time […]

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Candidate and Tests API v1 Sunset Notice

Two of our oldest APIs – The Recruit Candidate API and Recruit Test API – are being deprecated with immediate effect and they will be completely shutdown on 30 April 2015. The older APIs are replaced with a much improved v2 of the HackerRank for Work API, documented here: http://apidocs.hackerrank.com/hr4wv2   Most of the changes are backward compatible and many users […]