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Hard Skills

In the Scala Test, candidates are asked to answer a set of multiple-choice questions. Using this test, you can determine whether the candidate has the necessary hard skills in Scala.

The Scala Test at a glance

When to use: You can use this test at any stage of the hiring process, but it may be most useful early on.

Example question : What is type erasure?

  1. When type parameters are removed from generic classes at runtime
  2. When data primitives are unboxed from an object data type
  3. When type checks are enforced on generic classes at runtime
  4. When an `Int` is automatically converted to a `Long`

Response time: 11 minutes.

Result: An easy-to-interpret score that allows you to determine the Scala skill of the candidate!

The science behind this test

The development of hard skills is essential for any employee in order to complete their tasks satisfactorily. However, it can be difficult to accurately assess these skills in potential candidates. HiPeople's Scala Knowledge Test helps you achieve this goal.

HiPeople Knowledge Tests help to reliably assess hard-skills, taking out the guesswork of the hiring process. HiPeople Knowledge Tests are crafted by selected subject matter experts and developed using at least two experts in a peer-review gold standard process. This means that you as a decision-maker can be confident in the validity and reliability of the test when selecting candidates.

Not only does this promote a fair hiring process, but it also helps to ensure that the candidate is suited for the job and can complete the necessary tasks.

The qualities of a candidate with high test scores

This candidate has an impressive track record of success when it comes to Scala. They have a deep knowledge and understanding of the programming language, which allows them to work quickly and efficiently on complex projects in this area. They are experienced with working in both small teams as well as large ones, ensuring that they remain productive no matter what kind of environment they find themselves in. On top of their technical proficiency, the candidate is also known for having excellent problem solving skills; leveraging these abilities means that difficult tasks can be completed without any issue whatsoever. In summary, you'd struggle to find anyone more suitable than this person if your goal was to hire someone who scored high on the Scala Test – make sure not to miss out!

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