• Facebook came out on top of Glassdoor’s list breaking down the best companies of 2018.
• If you want to work for the tech giant, you’re going to have to make it through its intense interview process.
• When it comes to interviews, Glassdoor reviewers rate its difficulty a 3.2 out of 5.
Facebook was just recently named the best company in America on job site Glassdoor.
So it comes as no surprise that interviews at the competitive tech company aren’t always a breeze. Candidates who have gone through the company’s hiring process rate its level of difficulty a 3.2 out of 5 on Glassdoor.
Much of the interviewing process revolves around vetting applicants for technical expertise. But even some of the non-technical questions look like doozies.
We looked to Glassdoor reviews from the past year to find out what tough questions recruiters like to throw at applicants.
Some of the Glassdoor reviews have been edited for clarity.
“Describe the personality of an executive that you wouldn’t want to work for again.” — anonymous interview candidate in Palo Alto
“Why are you researching opportunities outside your current employer?” — anonymous interview candidate in San Francisco
“How would you build Facebook for blind people?” — anonymous interview candidate in Menlo Park
“If you were in a Q&A with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, what would you ask him? And why?” — anonymous interview candidate in Menlo Park
“Is there anything that you hate doing?” — anonymous interview candidate in Menlo Park
“We pride ourselves on a great work- and home-life balance. How much balance would you feel you needed in order to be happy in both places?” — anonymous interview candidate in Palo Alto
“How would your colleagues describe you?” — anonymous interview candidate in London
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