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Google Senior Technical Writer Interview Questions

Updated May 5, 2017
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Senior Technical Writer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Google in March 2016.

Interview

I did 30-minute phone interview with the hiring manager. All the questions related directly to the job. The hiring manager looked for someone who could immediately contribute and I assured the hiring manager that I could help immediately.

Interview Questions

  • Can you work independently?   1 Answer

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    Senior Technical Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Google (Mountain View, CA) in February 2011.

    Interview

    After I submitted my resume through a Google employee, I received an email from an internal recruiter. They asked for two writing exercises, writing samples, and a list of documents I had worked on for the last 5 years. After my writing exercises and samples were reviewed by someone on the interview team, the internal recruiter scheduled a phone interview.

    The phone interview included a lot of behavioral or situational questions.

    I worked with the same recruiter throughout the process and she was responsive when I asked about the status of the hiring process.

    Interview Questions

    • What motivates you?   1 Answer
    • Tell me about a situation in which the writing project did not go smoothly? How could you have improved it?   Answer Question

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    Senior Technical Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Google (Mountain View, CA) in September 2009.

    Interview

    Interested only your name college, your GPA and your age. No interest in applicant who had to work through school (affecting study time) or applicant who blossoms after graduation. No interest in applicant who is old. Hilarious thing is this: Quality of their documentation is weak and reveals these screening standards don't work. A lot of superior writers applied for this job, with the same results I had. Doing this kept us quite entertained (several writers applied just to toy with Google and to verify that the rest of us were correct), and Google missed out on snagging some excellent talent.

    Interview Questions

    • When did you graduate from college?   2 Answers
    • What was your grade point average?   2 Answers
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