How we interview at Bird
Thanks for your interest in joining Bird! After you hit submit on your application, our recruitment team will review and respond as soon as possible to provide you with an outcome and let you know the next steps. We understand the time and effort that goes into creating your CV and cover letter, so we ensure we pay it appropriate consideration.
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The first contact
Ready for takeoff? Your application caught our attention, so we will contact you via email to schedule a first chat with a Recruiter. This call is an opportunity to get to know one another, we will discuss your motivation for joining Bird, previous experience and career goals, whilst answering any questions you may have. Make sure you’re prepared and be yourself! Ensure you read up on our company, our values and check out our blog.
The second conversation
Did sparks fly? Then we would like to invite you to meet with the Hiring Manager. In this conversation we will talk more in depth about the position and the team. We’ll also deep dive on your skillset and how they relate to the role, whilst focusing on previous situations where you have demonstrated behaviors and values that align with Bird.
Assignment (if any)
Is the hiring team impressed? Great news! Each team at Bird is unique and some have their own variation of the interview process. At this point, We’ll most likely ask you to complete an assignment for the role, which consists of a business case or technical assessment.
You’ve made it to the final round! Normally we would hold these in our office to meet each other face to face, however with the pandemic, we will conduct the final panel interview via Zoom. In these interviews, you’ll meet with the broader team and internal stakeholders who will outline the opportunities and challenges of this role, whilst assessing your skills and understanding of our organization. Be prepared to discuss/present your assignment if you completed one.
If we think it’s a perfect match for us and the feelings are mutual, then you’re ready to join the flock! By now you should understand the impact you can make in this role and why Bird is the right step in your career path. After discussing the technicalities of your employment such as start date, benefits and more, we will extend you an offer! Once you’ve signed the contract, we’ll kick off your onboarding. Welcome to BirdFam!
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