Overstock.com
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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Overstock.com in September 2011.

Interview Details – The flew me from houston, took care of my accommodation as well. Interviewers were extremely polite and friendly. Help was given whenever I was stuck in a problem. There was a lunch interview as well which consisted of personality related questions.

Interview Question – Apart from the regular Data Structures/ Algorithm type questions. One question which bummed me was ....If Larry Ellison calls and asks you what more would you like to add in Java(core) ?   Answer Question

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I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Overstock.com in December 2012.

Interview Details – I got contacted by a recruiter, filled out a java questionnaire. They scheduled a phone interview with two of their engineers/team leads.

Interview Question – Questions are about my resume, past projects that I did. Technical questions are focused on java: eqauls() and hashcode(), generics, difference between equals and ==, how to sort, difference between set, map, list, Annotations, and some database questions   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Overstock.com in April 2011.

Interview Details – Applied online got a call in 2 weeks , had phone interview followed by onsite interview. Questions were java related and the previous work experience. Also included a technical question on trees which they expected you to code on the white board...overall experience was very nice and they were quick in following up...

Interview Question – diff bet hascode equals, java 1.5 features and one technical Q on BST.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Overstock.com in March 2011.

Interview Details – I was not really not prepared. I would have answered all the questions they asked now!

Resume walk through was easy..a couple of standard java questions..

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