Very Easy Interview
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at zulily in June 2012.
Interview Details – I was interviewed by 4 people, it was slightly intimidating but mostly it was relatively easy. The people I would be working along side of interviewed me which was great because I got a little preview of who I would be working with. The questions were kind of silly but they were trying to see how I would fit in with them, because the company culture is the most important part of that job.
Interview Question – None of the questions were difficult actually but the most unexpected question was if I enjoyed cooking/baking and drinking wine. View Answer
Negotiation Details – The negotiation phase was very fast. I told them I needed more hourly, they came back with an extra dollar an hour. Still ridiculously low. They offered stock options but the amount I was told to get me to accept the job was much lower than the actual amount I was actually given when we went public.
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at zulily in August 2013.
Interview Details – I contacted the HR department after being placed by an agency, met with a hiring rep and passed a 10-15 minute basic excel skills test. Talked about the position and decided that the position was not for me at the time.
Interview Question – What experience do you have with small business owners? Answer Question
Reason for Declining – After the interview, I realized it wasn't the right fit for me at the time.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at zulily.
Interview Details –
I was contacted by their HR department on LinkedIn. After discussing the position with the HR representative, he said he wanted me to talk to the director, so I did. Director and I spoke for an hour and a half on the phone and decided to meet in person.
Director told me during the in person interview I was a "dream applicant" and explicitly told me in the interview they were interested in making me an offer within 48 hours after the interview. I was curious as to what the offer would be and was looking forward to it. Three days later I received an email that informed me they were no longer interested in bringing me on board, with no explanation. I was a bit upset I gave them so much of my time, which isn't cheap, and received no explanation as to what happened. I'm not an entry level kid applying for a buyer position and expected something more than a curt email rejection. The interview went well and we really hit it off, so I can't fathom what happened between the interview and the rejection. My salary request wasn't outrageous as I possessed two specialized certifications they were interested in; they also have $300 million cash sitting around to make competitive offers.
I was already wary of the company based off of the glassdoor reviews, and suppose I may have naturally dodged a bullet.
Interview Question – Mainly was prodded as to my technical knowledge of accounting issues. View Answer
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at zulily.
Interview Details – I applied online to a different position in the creative department through a third-party website, which was difficult to manage my application. After numerous follow-up emails, I was given a skills test, and, a month later, a phone interview with HR. I was recommended to the copy department and promised another interview. More emails with a different HR representative followed, and I was offered an in-person interview, which consisted of several group and one-on-one sessions. I was offered the position shortly after.
Interview Question – Most of the questions were fairly softball, asking about my resumé and past job experiences, along with personal small-talk. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I was given a very low offer, expecting to negotiate for myself, but my offers were rejected, citing lack of relevant experience in my job history.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at zulily.
Interview Details – First contact was with a recruiter who was incredibly professional. Unfortunately, that is not what I encountered beyond that. Stood up twice for my 2nd phone interview then rushed through the questions. I am pretty sure they already had someone in mind for the role. Told that they were interested in going to the next stage, then, out of the blue, they rejected my application. Even the recruiter was surprised at that.
Interview Question – How do you develop a customer-based assortment strategy? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at zulily in June 2012.
Interview Details – Applied using online form and communication via email until phone call with hiring manager for position.
Interview Question – Somewhat fuzzy but I remember being asked if I had current vendor relationships that I could bring to the table. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at zulily.
Interview Details – Phone screening with a recruiter led to an in-person interview. I met with the recruiter, two copy editors, a copy lead, and the supervisor of the group. Because I met with so many people, some of the same questions were asked 3-4 times.
Interview Question – Standard interview questions were asked. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at zulily in July 2013.
Interview Details – I was offered a phone interview and responded with my availability but didn't get a call scheduled until I followed up 2 more times. My phone interview seemed to go very well but after 2 follow ups as to the next steps, still no response. Very unprofessional I think.
Interview Question – No real difficult questions that I can recall. Basis of interview was around my experience and how my skills would be a good fit to the open role. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at zulily.
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I received an email asking for times when I was available for a phone interview. I got no response so I emailed back again. HR then set a phone interview for two days later. I took off work for a few hours to do the interview yet no one called or emailed me - they just skipped out completely and I have yet to hear back from anyone even though I have sent an email and voicemail.
I thought this was unprofessional and looks poorly on the company.
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at zulily.
Interview Details – Applied online and was initially contacted by HR. After speaking with them for 30 minutes they determined they would like to bring me in for a face to face. A week later I went to their Seattle offices. HR met me and gave me a tour of the facility, after which I met with the Hiring Managers. The first interviewer informed me that they had nothing to do with the position I was applying for. The second was the direct supervisor of the position. The third was meant to determine whether or not I had "people skills."
Interview Question – Tell me about an instance where you developed a process, and how you delivered it. Answer Question
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