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Interviews at Shopify

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Shopify.
Interview experience
Based on 33 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 33 interviews
Difficult
Interview process length
Based on 33 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Shopify

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 7.

Interview process length
About two weeks
27%
More than one month
24%
About a month
21%
About a day or two
15%
About a week
12%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
90%
Problem solving exercises
55%
Written test
42%
On-site interview
29%
Background check
23%
Least reported steps
Group interview
10%
Drug test
3%
They have no interview
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Shopify

  • Standard first interview, Life Store interview, Panel, Final
    Shared on 27 March 2019 - Customer Success Manager - Remote
  • Non-traditional. They ask you to tell your life story and teach them how to do something - anything to see if you're any good at talking someone through a process they've never done before.
    They also …
    Shared on 19 July 2017 - Squad Lead - Remote

Interview tips at Shopify

Dress code for the interview
  • They didn’t have a dress code51%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)32%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)12%
  • Formal (business suit)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Shopify

  • Skip the interview and look for another job literally anywhere else. This place is a nightmare.
    Shared on 8 April 2020
  • Just be yourself. They Interview more for culture fit, than the Job itself (that comes after). Most things during the Gauntlet (comes after interview) can be found by googling the Question Plus the …
    Shared on 9 September 2019 - Enterprise Customer Success Guru - Remote
  • Always look out for you and your wellbeing first
    Shared on 26 February 2019 - Technical Support Representative - Ottawa, ON