Then when you get through the door for the screening process, you’ll be grilled
be tested and interviewed technically, companies/teams will also evaluate if you will fit in their culture. Having a good work genealogy will help a lot. Working at Paypal, ebay, Youtube, Google, and Twitter always puts me at the top of the search list by recruiters. But the main thing is you have to come across as hardworking, smart, and passionate. If they see that, you will get all kinds of recommendations. Your work will speak for you.
Castillo: My recruitment process involved several rounds of one-on-one interviews, an analytics test, a happy hour where we got to meet regional team members of Uber who flew into Manila (since they were still building the local team), and a panel interview. Granted, Uber was a smaller company back when I joined and I believe that we now follow a more stringent process for hiring.
Tan: The screening process for Product Managers is super competitive, since companies require several years of experience and the skill set cuts across several domains–engineering, business and operations, and even sales and marketing. Fortunately, I was given a chance to take on this role by consistently learning the skill set and going through several interview rounds.
Antonio: Only two percent of applicants get an interview [in Twitter], in some companies in Silicon Valley, maybe less. That is how competitive it is here. The bar is high and teams are not willing to lower it down because they don’t want to pay the price if they don’t get that A-type candidate. In a normal tech company you go through two phone screens, each one lasts for an hour. If you pass you go on-site for an interview, which usually lasts for three to four hours. You will not only