I applied online and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in March 2013.
Interview Details –
first, email to let you schedule the date for phone interview.
Then, several general questions about your resume and other parts --- about 40 minutes
The result came soon.
Interview Question – how to describe the computer can have two monitors to show different things to the person without background of computer Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Microsoft in September 2012.
Interview Details – All day long, very aggressive, several technical/social elements. If you get sent home early, you know you failed.
Interview Question – Describe what happens in detail from the perspective of AD during a client login to windows Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Took a long time, but got what I wanted
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Microsoft.
Interview Details – 5 person loop with lunch interview included, they start out with basic questions about why you want to work there and what your prior experience is like, and then slowly start to crank up the heat on the technical questions to find out where you break. If you are new to the industry or have a hard time with high pressure high stress interviews then maybe you should look elsewhere.
Interview Question – Calculate the percentage fallout of water spillage when x amount of water is poured into a glass of y size and when equall amounts of water spill over equally into two cups below that one. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Negotiated a 3,000 sign in bonus and no additional salary hike on top of what was originally offered.
Pros: Great technology, good pay, among the best health benefits, and very smart co-workers. I worked for Microsoft in its heyday and it will be the greatest company I've ever worked for. – Full Review
What do you want in a job? Do you want more than a paycheck? At Microsoft, you can discover potential you didn’t know you had, push your limits, turn your ideas into reality and make a real impact on the industry and… — Full Overview
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