I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at SilkRoad Technology in July 2011.
Interview Details – Perhaps because I was referred by a friend who is an employee or because my resume showed that I clearly had the desired experience, no telephone interview was required. Over the course of 2.5 hours, I interviewed with 5 employees, including the hiring manager, the head of development, the lead engineer, and two potential team mates. The lead engineer did ask a question that exposed the biggest weakness in my experience, but he seemed satisfied with my response that I had worked in similar areas and that technical writing is, by definition, about learning new software.
Negotiation Details – Immediately after the interview, the hiring manager offered me the job. The salary was competitive, even perhaps on the high side to make up for slightly sub-par benefits. There was really nothing to negotiate except the start date and my need for a bit of time off within the first couple of months. The company has a very flexible PTO policy, and I'm confident that my manager and I will handle my need to be out of town when the time comes.
-Seriously, I love my boss (Katie Harron). It has been years since I have worked for such a fair, smart, hard working, motivating leader. She is the best.
- Good products, nice branding.
- Work/life balance.
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