Had a phone screen interview through Karat.io, a third party company that handles interviews for other companies. For the second time they give me leetcode hard. Wtf?! Are they all nuts?
Edit: applied to a non-FAANG company
- Interviewed with Pinterest before, screening by Karat
He asked Basic calculator i ii iii
- Oracle PypPypRecently got assigned a timed HackerRank challenge which turned out to be a LeetCode hard by a local no name company. Had to take it on my own, not on the phone, so couldn't ask questions, couldn't get real-time feedback, and even better that shitty site had incorrect instructions for the problem too. Afterwards the only feedback they passed back was "why didn't you finish" after me figuring out most optimal algorithm but failing to get code fully working in only 45 minutes. Screw that place and their bad recruiting process.
- Had similar experience with Pinterest phone screen. That LC hard was a combo of dp-dfs. Couldn't finish it time.
- Synopsys bcvB56Did the code have to run and get correct solution during phone interview? Or was it whiteboard coding?