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Updated on Monday, May 26

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QUESTION: How often do employers send out "challenges" before considering you for an interview? (this is my first time applying through JobMine as a software dev)

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  1. It's a common practice. Sometimes it's not worth doing though. Hulu still asks candidates to spend 8 hours on their programming challenge.. as if we have the time or energy for that. But if it's your first time Jobmining, you probably shouldn't pass off the chance.

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  2. Common in software interviews.

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    1. I'm not sure if you can call it "common"... All the bigger companies that everyone wants to go to don't give some bullshit software challenge before giving you a preliminary interview. I've only seen this happen with medium-sized companies, and few at that.

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