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Discussion on: Why I Stopped Interviewing with Companies That Require a Coding Test

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Ski

With take home tasks problem is that some candidates would spend 1 hr others might spend whole day.

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Ingo Steinke

exactly the same will happen when they are part of your team, no matter if they work from home or sit in an office. Doesn't matter much when they deliver good quality.
Getting paid by time spent is not much better than getting paid by lines of code, but it seems to be the most common measurement in our business somehow.

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Amantel

I think it's the other way around. Company is much more intetested in someone who can do a task in an hour, than in one that can do same stuff in 8 hours.