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Skype Overview

Redmond, WA
1001 to 5000 employees
Microsoft
2003
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Information Technology
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Apple, Facebook
Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Our text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are. It’s all made possible by the people who work here. And you could be one of them ... Read more

Mission: To be the Global Communications Provider that billions of people depend on every day for sharing experiences from the living room to the board room.

Skype Reviews

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great people
    great food
    location
    diversity of employee base makes it an interesting and cultural experience to behold

    Cons

    busy, work life balance
    travel
    comp
    the microsoft acquisition has led to some challenges however those are being addressed and there is excitement for the future

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Skype Photos

Skype photo of: Stockholm Offices, PS Arkitektur and photos by Jason Strong.
Skype photo of: Meeting space
Skype photo of: Reception
Skype photo of: Open plan meeting space
Skype photo of: Meeting space
Skype photo of: Building 5 on Microsoft's Main Campus
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Skype Interviews

Experience

Experience
61%
8%
29%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Skype (New York, NY).

    Interview

    1. phone screen (easy - they asked about competition) 2. interview with program managers (questions like - try to design the most intelligent fridge, etc... ) - they also asked about SQL.

    Interview Questions

    • Design the most intelligent fridge (functionality, design, size, etc)   Answer Question
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