It’s possible that as easy coding IVs spread or grow, tough coding IVs decline i.e. less wide-spread. In such a case, my t-investment now will have lower ROTI than expected.
It’s possible that as easy coding IVs spread or grow, tough coding IVs also grow … for differentiation of talent.
Rahul responded to my question and pointed out the two styles of interviewers he observed:
* interested in can/can’t solve — can this candidate get the problem solved in time?
* interested in thought process
Rahul felt the first type will want to use ever tougher problems to pick outstanding candidates… selectivity
Rahul felt the second type will want to use easier problems to get more insight into the candidate’s thought process.
Rahul felt to differentiate, employers can compare completion time on easy questions