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Interviews at Amazon.com

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Amazon.com.
Interview experience
Based on 2,609 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 2,592 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 2,438 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Amazon.com

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
29%
About a day or two
28%
About two weeks
21%
About a month
13%
More than one month
9%
Most reported steps
Drug test
67%
Background check
62%
On-site interview
48%
Group interview
32%
Phone call/screening
27%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
13%
Other
6%
Take-home/sample work
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Amazon.com

  • It went well. I feel my 15 years experience in Facilities Management and the Fact that I had already worked on the Amazon account was overlooked. I was the Facilities Manager with JLL on the Amazon Ac…
    Shared on March 20, 2019
  • It is easier to get a job in a Bank, than to be able to finish an applicatiuon on line, nochance to choose shift hours, lack of website information, people from other countries answering to the online…
    Shared on October 22, 2018
  • Interview process is a way to say something different from your resume. After going there if u still say which represents ur qualification or your family info. Then it won't work.
    Jst say something wh…
    Shared on September 6, 2018

Interview questions at Amazon.com

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • None I walked in passed the background check they took my ID picture did my drug screen and then I waited for my start date
    Shared on April 16, 2018
  • What kind of training do I have
    Shared on February 19, 2018 - Packer - Chesterfield, VA
  • What motivates you?
    Shared on January 18, 2018 - Packer - Whitestown, IN
Interview tips at Amazon.com
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)35%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code26%
  • Formal (business suit)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Amazon.com
  • Do your best while working their, if you have questions or concerns always ask. And take advantage of the school opportunity
    Shared on August 25, 2017 - Picker/Packer/vendor returns - Goodyear, AZ
  • Be honest even if you feel like your feedback isn't good.
    Shared on August 25, 2017 - Picker - Moreno Valley, CA
  • They don't do interviews, they mass hire and hope the good ones stay
    Shared on August 24, 2017 - Universal Receiver - Joliet, IL
The first interview at Amazon.com
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application34%
  • I walked in15%
  • Through Indeed.com14%
  • Recruiter contacted me13%
  • Employee referral9%
How candidates received their first interview at Amazon.com
  • Job fairs with amazon
    Shared on January 15, 2019
  • Direct hire
    Shared on August 12, 2016
  • I received an email from them about working for them.
    Shared on August 12, 2016 - Virtual Customer Consultant - Remotely
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