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Interviews at Microsoft

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

Interview experience

Based on 24 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 23 interviews
Difficult

Interview process length

Based on 21 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
29%
More than one month
19%
About a day or two
10%
About a week
10%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
81%
On-site interview
56%
Problem solving exercises
25%
Group interview
25%
Presentation
13%
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)50%
  • Formal (business suit)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • 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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