BI Chinese Station reported on August 7th
Finding an ideal job in one of the largest technology companies in the United States is something that many people dream of, but in the face of these companies' tests, they must be prepared for long-term strict requirements.
In order to gain insight into the interview experience of well-known technology companies, the Career Data Survey website Comparably surveyed 6,463 active employees of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
According to the survey results, the process of employee interviews varies greatly from company to company. At Apple, many job seekers are rejected many times and want to find a satisfactory job at Apple. It can take up to a few years. But on Facebook, engineers can participate in interviews in their favorite way, even T-shirts and jeans are fine.
Below are the evaluations of the interviews of the top five technology companies in the world.
Employees think that the interview process between Microsoft and Apple is the best.
Throughout the interview process, Apple and Microsoft received the highest overall rating from their employees.
Facebook: 83 points.
Google employees said their interview process "very difficult"
Most of the Google employees surveyed said that their interview process was difficult. In contrast, 30% of Amazon employees think the interview is simple and easy.
Very difficult: 17%, difficulty: 24%, normal: 29%, simple: 17%, very simple: 13%
Very difficult: 12%, difficulty: 36%, normal: 32%, simple: 12%, very simple: 8%
Very difficult: 16%, difficulty: 20%, normal: 37%, simple: 5%, very simple: 16%
Very difficult: 19%, difficulty: 30%, normal: 25%, simple: 18%, very simple: 8%
Very difficult: 11%, difficulty: 36%, normal: 48%, simple: 5%, very simple: 0%
Many employees only got interview opportunities through online interviews.
Overall, in addition to Google and Microsoft, employees of many companies said they had the opportunity to interview through online applications. The highest percentage was Facebook, and some even completed the interview process through the Internet.
Online application: 39%, recommendation: 14%, manual recruitment: 32%, others: 12%, network: 3%
Online application: 34%, recommendation: 29%, manual recruitment: 10%, others: 17%, network: 10%
Online application: 29%, recommendation: 24%, manual recruitment: 19%, others: 9%, network: 19%
Online application: 23%, recommendation: 18%, manual recruitment: 39%, others: 11%, network: 9%
Online application: 17%, recommendation: 26%, manual recruitment: 30%, others: 13%, network: 14%
Microsoft has the shortest response time after the interview
If you finish your interview in Google, it usually takes a few weeks to get news from the website, but at Microsoft, you will be notified to go to work as soon as possible.
Same day: 12%, one week: 47%, one to two weeks: 22%, two to four weeks: 10%, more than four weeks: 9%
Same day: 11%, one week: 42%, one to two weeks: 31%, two to four weeks: 4%, more than four weeks: 12%
Same day: 15%, one week: 42%, one to two weeks: 16%, two to four weeks: 11%, more than four weeks: 16%
Same day: 11%, one week: 5%, one to two weeks: 35%, two to four weeks: 30%, more than four weeks: 19%
Same day: 23%, one week: 55%, one to two weeks: 10%, two to four weeks: 10%, more than four weeks: 2%
Facebook and Google interviews have the most rounds before they are officially approved.
At Google, job seekers may have to go through at least five interviews before getting a job; but at Amazon, some employees only need one or two interviews to get a job.
Once or twice: 61%, three to four times: 11%, five times and more than five times: 28%
Once or twice: 53%, three to four times: 30%, five times and more than five times: 17%
Once or twice: 40%, three to four times: 36%, five times and more than five times: 24%
Once or twice: 34%, three to four times: 27%, five times and more than five times: 39%
Once or twice: 49%, three to four times: 19%, five times and more than five times: 32%
Facebook and Google can better understand the company's culture during the interview process.
85% of Facebook employees said they had an in-depth understanding of the company's culture through interviews, but Apple employees have a lot of differences.