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Abebooks Overview

Victoria, BC (Canada)
51 to 200 employees
1996
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Unknown
AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books and a remarkable place to work. Millions of new, used, rare and out-of-print books are offered for sale through the AbeBooks websites from thousands of booksellers around the world. We helped to revolutionize the used book business ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to help people find and buy any book from any bookseller and our business stretches around the world with six international sites — AbeBooks.com, AbeBooks.co.uk, AbeBooks.de, AbeBooks.fr, AbeBooks.it, and IberLibro.com, as well as ZVAB.com, a marketplace ... Read more

Abebooks Reviews

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    Pros

    You'll be surrounded by some extremely intelligent people who really know what they're doing. These are world class people who will make you a better engineer.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work you do feels a little insignificant due to the sheer size of the application code.

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Abebooks Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Abebooks.

    Interview

    First interview with two developers, asked questions about data structures like hashmaps and general behavioural situational questions. Second interview with two more developers, lots more data structure/algorithm questions. Prepare by studying all common data structures.

    Interview Questions

    • Most difficult situations at work and how you responded?   Answer Question
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Abebooks Awards & Accolades

  • BC's Top Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2014
  • BC's Top Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2013
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