Hiring a Reactjs Developer? Read this screening guide

Reactjs has revolutionized the development of web technologies over the past few years. It is the second most popular web framework according to the Stackoverflow Developer Skills 2020 Survey. Most businesses today are going through a wave of digital transformation and robust web applications form a critical component of this transformation. Due to the high demand for Reactjs developers, hiring skilled devs is undoubtedly a difficult task for the hiring teams.

If you are planning to hire a Reactjs Developer, it is suggested to hire the one that already has a bit of Reactjs experience to be able to fit in the team faster. In this article, we will talk about the ways that can help you find that rockstar Reactjs Developer to compliment your web transformation needs.

Skills that you must test for the Reactjs Developer position

  1. Strong hold on the fundamentals of core JavaScript
  2. Knowledge of the different architectural patterns compatible with React and state managers based on the Flux approach
  3. Background experience with adjacent technologies such as Node, Webpack, Babel, Redux, HTML5, and some of the CSS preprocessors (styled-components, CSS-Modules, SASS, LESS)
  4. Understanding of Jest for test coverage
  5. Experience with React Native

How to assess the Reactjs Developer skills correctly?

The first step towards evaluating Reactjs expertise is to give a task to build a real-world application. In order to do so, the assessment platform should be as comfortable as their local IDE so that the candidates can demonstrate their full-stack expertise on Reactjs fairly. The second key skill to test is problem-solving using an algorithmic task. This can follow a set of objective questions to assess their hold on underlying concepts that build Reactjs Framework.

We recommend using the below SkillMap while evaluating candidates for the Reactjs Developer role.

How to hire a Reactjs Developer - WeCP (We Create Problems) Blog Skillmap

How can WeCP help?

WeCP offers ready to customize tests for evaluating all levels of 1000+ technical skills, from fresh grads to senior architects along with their SkillMaps. SkillMaps are a proven way of assessing essential developer skills. Create a skills-based test or interview to try it for yourself.

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