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Beverly Hills, CA
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Madison Tyler Holdings Reviews

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    "High tech and upbeat place with all side effects of high-tech and upbeat environment"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Beverly Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Beverly Hills, CA
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    I worked at Madison Tyler Holdings full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent place for tech savvy individuals. You'll get a chance to work with most talented people in their field. Company does not waste resources in following latest trends and focuses on accomplishing the business goals. Very admirable approach. Pays well to employees. Excellent incentives. You would be pleasantly surprised with unexpected cash bonuses. Open working environment.

    Cons

    Little or no work-life balance. If you get to office at 6AM, you are already late for work and if you leave before 6PM you are leaving early. Perfect for singles with no personal/social life. Borderline slavery - a typical high tech and upbeat work environment. The open working environment is too open to make every one very restricted. If you open personal email or browse for 5 minutes, some one around is bound to notice.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on retaining the new talent instead of just churning the numbers and going through unbelievable number of hires to keep a few for long run.

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Madison Tyler Holdings Interviews

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    Trading Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
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    Application

    The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Madison Tyler Holdings (Los Angeles, CA) in August 2011.

    Interview

    They ask difficult questions, I think they're looking for those freak genius types that can answer any brainteaser on the spot - only hire Caltech/Harvard/BYU people from what I can tell.

    Sent in my resume through their website, received an email asking for a phone interview. The HR person forgot to send me the interview confirmation, but that's not a huge deal as we had already agreed on a time.

    1st round wasn't too tough - the clock hands questions, plus some others described below. Interviewer was very nice and gave compliments on my quick solutions.

    2nd round was ok until the second question, which I struggled with greatly. The interviewer was very patient and nice in helping me work out the solution, which took me over 30 minutes since I felt kind of stuck. As soon as we got the correct answer he said "thanks for calling, we'll be in touch" and hung up. I could tell he was amused by how long it took me to get the answer. (FYI this question is the chessboard one below). I haven't officially heard back yet but there's no way they'll want to fly someone out if it takes so long to get a solution at the phone interview stage.

    Interview Questions

    • Let's say I have 50 coins in my hand, that add up to a dollar. One falls out. What is the chance that it is a penny?   1 Answer
    • We play a game. You flip two coins, if you get both heads I give you $1. If you get both tails you flip again. If you get one of each, I pay you nothing. What's the expected value of this game?   5 Answers
    • Assume its 6:45. What is the angle between the minute and hour hands? When will they next overlap, to the nearest SECOND?   2 Answers
    • How many trailing zeros are there in 1000! (1000 factorial ie 1000 x 999 x 998 .... x 3 x 2 x 1)   3 Answers
    • Assume that on a chessboard, the King piece is on tile E1 (bottom row, 5 columns across). It can move straight forward, forward diagonally to the left, or forward diagonally to the right on each move. How many different paths can it take to get to tile E8 (top row, five columns across) in exactly 7 moves?   4 Answers
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