Mission: Reflektive is on a mission to make workplaces great by optimizing the way we work and empowering employee success at all levels across an organization.
Our purpose is to change people management processes so that the purpose is not to extract data for ...
I have been working at Reflektive full-time (More than a year)
Amazing company to work for!! Probably the best that I've been at yet. If you're looking to make an impact and grow you're career in the best way, you need to work here :-) Everyone is very smart, driven, passionate and ready to help our customers grow in the same way. Love this place!!!
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Advice to Management
Keep rewarding your talented and hard working employees that are greatly impacting the business. Doing so will ensure that you continue to keep your greatest assets happy and motivated to stay. Thank you for fighting for us!
I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Reflektive (San Francisco, CA).
I was pursued through a recruiting website. The recruiter reached out to me for an interview request. Which is completely fine except after looking at the job description and tech stack, I notified them that I didn't have the background for this position. They still wanted to proceed and I was told the department head wanted to speak with me.
I had a technical phone screen with the department head telling them as well that my background wasn't anything related to the position, with either the technology being used or the position they wanted me to fill. They insisted they cared only about aptitude. We proceeded to the technical questions which were a couple of coding exercises.
As I worked on the problems I spoke about my approach and reasoning behind my approach, to which there was nothing but silence and typing in the background. After a couple of minutes where I could tell he wasn't paying any attention, I got his attention enough to get some feedback. To which he replied that there was a specific way in Java to approach the problem (this was an algorithmic problem, so there is more than 1 way to solve it). It was obvious the test was just another "Guess what number I'm thinking of" type test that does nothing to evaluate aptitude of a candidate. It went similar with a second question in the interview.
It was a complete waste of time. He wasn't evaluating my reasoning, he was evaluating my specific answer to the problems. Why would you pursue someone without the background for the role if you're only evaluating them by specific answers to a test? If you want someone to know specific approaches to a problem, it makes more sense to choose problems related to the job role, and choose candidates with that specific background. That way the candidates will be better prepared for both the interview and the job. Rather than choose candidates randomly and then try to have them guess what arbitrary approach you prefer in order to pass your test. Saying you're open to candidates with aptitude is a good thing, but you have to actually evaluate aptitude, don't just say it because it sounds better.
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