How to Prepare for Amazon's Leadership Principles Interview

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SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Amazon Leadership Principles Interview  Amazon plans to create 100,000 jobs by mid-2018; their recruiters will be working hard to find the best and the brightest. Regardless of what role you apply for, technical or non-technical, they will ask you interview questions that relate to Amazon's Leadership Principles. In the article below, we'll explain: What is the Amazon leadership principles interview Why they'll ask you leadership principle questions, regardless of role 3 ways you can prepare for the Amazon leadership principles interview SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Amazon Leadership Principles Interview  Photo credit: Ash Carter,...

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53 Traits You Need to Succeed at Microsoft

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SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Microsoft Program Manager Interview and How to Ace the Software Engineering Interview What attributes make a Microsoft employee? A study at the University of Washington determined successful Microsoft employees had 53 common traits that helped them thrive in the software development industry. Internal attributes (personality, decision making) led to effective situational awareness and problem-solving solutions. External attributes (team collaboration, product management) assured productive teamwork and rewarding end-user experiences. When hiring (or applying) for your next developer position, be sure to look for these following traits. Personal Characteristics Improving, Passionate, Open-minded, Data-driven, Systematic, Productive, Perseverant, Hardworking,...

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5 Minute Book Summary of Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success

I am not afraid to die on a treadmill. I will not be outworked, period. You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me, you might be sexier than me. You might be all of those things. You got it on me in nine categories. But if we get on the treadmill together, there’s two things: You’re getting off first, or I’m going to die. It’s really that simple. Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success defines that one trait that pushes you to greatness: Grit. Enjoy our book summary and learn how to succeed in...

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The Ultimate List of 141 Project Manager Interview Questions

SEE ALSO: Technical Concepts for Project Manager Candidates and How to Ace the Amazon Leadership Principles and Values Interview Here is our big list of project manager interview questions. If you’re a hiring manager, select the interview questions based on the competencies you’re evaluating. If you’re a candidate, prepare and practice using this common list of developer interview questions. Technical and Background Questions What project management software programs are you most knowledgeable in? If I gave you a laptop to plan your next project, what software would you want on it? Describe how you’ve implemented portfolio management across an organization. What...

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Google Product Manager Onsite Interview: What to Expect in 2017

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SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Google PM Interview On Lewis C. Lin's PM Interview Community, recent interviewees discuss what to expect on the Google PM on-site interview. I grabbed a screenshot below. Some of the highlights: Moonshot 10X ideas are important. Pre-think them in advance! Technical questions. Not as bad as most candidates feared, but it's important to be comfortable explaining in layman's terms technical concepts, architecture, data flows. Communication is important. Make sure you don't leave the interviewer behind. SEE ALSO: How to Ace the Google PM Interview Photo credit: Google, Lewis C. Lin's PM Interview Community

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