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Amazon Interview Process - a Hiring Manager's Perspective amazon interview process Jan 19, 2021

The Internet is full of information detailing Amazon’s interview process. I see no need to repeat what is already there. With this article, I will try to add value by sharing a Hiring Manager’s perspective. It will give you an inside view of what starts happening during Amazon...

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How to Answer Amazon Interview Questions About Failures amazon interview leadership principles tips Jan 09, 2021

First things first

If you are preparing for your behavioural interviews with Amazon based on the 14 Leadership Principles, you might have learned that some interview questions will ask you to share a story about a professional failure. While the fact that Amazon is keen to know about your...

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How To Survive Your First Six Months at Amazon (Part II) amazon career tips Nov 30, 2020

This is the second part of a two-part article where I share strategies that I used to survive my first six months at Amazon. Follow this link to read Part I.

6. Become a doc ninja

I can see your future at Amazon, and it is full of doc writing. Amazon speaks in narratives and avoids presentations...

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Answer Amazon interview questions using problem-solving situations amazon interview leadership principles tips Nov 29, 2020

Amazon equals problem-solving

If you join Amazon, you will quickly realise that everyone around you is a serial problem solver. This is by design. Other than being an organisation of over-achievers, Amazon has a profoundly ingrained engineering ethos that lives in both tech and non-tech...

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Amazon Interview Questions - Vetted by Day One Careers amazon interview questions Nov 25, 2020

After leaving Amazon, where I spent three years as a commercial lead, a hiring manager and an interviewer, I started helping candidates prepare for competency-based interviews with coaching and training (Amazon Interview Bootcamp and D1C STAR Master). All to help them understand how to answer...

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Amazon Interview Preparation: Ultimate Guide amazon interview tips Nov 22, 2020

Intro

A few years ago, I successfully cleared my on-site loop at Amazon and secured an offer to join the business as a senior leader in London. My Amazon interview preparation did not entail watching a single YouTube video or investing in any prep resources. If you had asked me if I knew what I...

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How to survive your first six months at Amazon (Part I) amazon onboarding Nov 22, 2020

To be vocally self-critical

Before I tell the story, I'll be vocally self-critical in the best of Amazon senses. I've written this survival guide based on my own experience, which I triangulated with colleagues who started with the business at the same time. There is a good chance that you will...
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Amazon Interview Tips from a Hiring Manager amazon interview tips Nov 22, 2020

Intro

I've been at Amazon for over three years and have interviewed extensively. Over time, when interviewing for partner teams, I took a greater interest in Phone Screens where I got to speak to candidates at initial stages.

While most Phones Screens did not go well for very predictable reasons...

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