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Interviews at Microsoft

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Microsoft.

Interview experience

Based on 22 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 21 interviews
Difficult

Interview process length

Based on 19 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Microsoft

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 7.

Interview process length
About two weeks
37%
About a month
21%
More than one month
21%
About a day or two
11%
About a week
11%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
79%
On-site interview
50%
Problem solving exercises
29%
Group interview
29%
Presentation
14%
Least reported steps
Drug test
0%
They have no interview
0%
Other
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Microsoft

  • Long and usually consider a of 4 to 9 stages of interviews. But when you work there you realise why the process is very unique.
    Shared on October 8, 2018 - Global service delivery managwr - Singapore
  • Friendly, steps depents on position
    Shared on April 2, 2017 - HR Operations adviser - Moscow
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Interview tips at Microsoft

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)15%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Microsoft

  • expect to speak to 5-7 different people for the role
    Shared on January 30, 2022 - Customer Relationship Manager - Singapore
  • Just be yourself and stay calm.
    Shared on August 18, 2020 - Microsoft Agent - United states
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