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General Coding Framework

How to use CodeSignal’s General Coding Framework to evaluate candidates’ programming skills at scale.

The General Coding Framework described in this paper can be used to create validated assessments to measure core programming and computer science knowledge that is shared by most software engineers and developers across the globe.

Here are a few topics addressed in this resource:

  • Developing consistent and EEOC-compliant assessments using a research-based framework
  • Reducing risk of plagiarism through question/task randomization
  • Calculating a validated coding score that gives recruiters & hiring managers a quick view of a candidate’s skills
  • Using proctoring to further minimize plagiarism and ensure validity of results