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Interviews at Microsoft

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Microsoft.
Interview experience
Based on 17 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 16 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 15 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 6.

Interview process length
About two weeks
33%
About a month
27%
More than one month
27%
About a day or two
7%
About a week
7%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
70%
On-site interview
50%
Problem solving exercises
30%
Group interview
30%
Background check
20%
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

Interview tips at Microsoft

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • They didn’t have a dress code25%
  • Formal (business suit)19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Microsoft

  • Just be yourself and stay calm.
    Shared on August 18, 2020 - Microsoft Agent - United states