Somehow, many candidates have gotten the impression that the interview process is some elaborate system, and if their process is different from their friend’s, it must be a reason for it. The truth is so much more straightforward than that, and once you get, everything will make sense. Or that’s my hope, anyway.
Here’s how the process works at Google for software engineers. We’ll look at this from the interviewer’s side and from the recruiter’s side. Although this is technically just about Google and Software Engineering, the advice / structure is largely universal across tech companies.