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> Also, if you're good, then why does a low bar for entry scare or offend you?

It's not a matter of fear or offense. It's a matter of judiciously investing my time on the right opportunities.

I get about 3 to 4 calls from recruiters everyday. If I agree to go through this kind of interviewing process every day (even if the bar is low), I would be spending more than 20 hours every week just doing HackerRank tests. This is not feasible for me. Therefore just like the recruiters need a way to filter candidates out, I need a way to filter recruiters out.

Requesting a HackerRank test is just one of the many filters I use.




> It's a matter of judiciously investing my time on the right opportunities. I get about 3 to 4 calls from recruiters everyday.

I agree completely, I was under the assumption that this entire conversation is about what happens after you (the candidate) submit an initial job application, or respond to a recruiter about a job you're actually interested in.

I'd never do Hackerrank tests in response to recruiter spam.




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