Very well said. I have felt the same way when I had been subjected through a similar interview process.

At my current employer (Grofers), we try to keep interview as realistic as possible:

* scenario based questions

* building a real-world software or a small component

* explicit call out on architecture, design, code quality, documentation than algorithms

* we typically do take home assignments. that gives the candidate the time to do things in their comfortable environment instead of being pressured. And yes, using Google and Stackoverflow is absolutely fine because we do that all the time

* After…

Vaidik Kapoor

Software Engineer, Building Tech at Grofers

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