We prepare you to interview with Amazon and to answer real Amazon interview questions. We also share Amazon's cultural stories that you can apply in your business or in your personal life.

Episode 12: How Amazon Hired Me: Conversation with an Amazon Recruiter

November 12, 2021 · 26 min

I discuss how successful candidates prepare for and come across during the Amazon interview with a former Amazon recruiter, Bryant. Enjoy! Amazon gives you all the tools you need to succeed. They're going to tell you what their Leadership Principles are, they're going to tell you about the STAR process.

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Episode 11: Hire and Develop the Best Talent

April 30, 2021 · 36 min

Hi, and welcome to a brand new episode of the Amazon Bound podcast. This episode is going to be different than usual. I was recently interviewed by another podcast show, called 'Think Like Amazon,' to discuss the 'Hire and Develop the Best' Amazon Leadership Principle. I thought that conversation was interesting and useful, so here I am republishing it under the Amazon Bound podcast. Enjoy the conversation.

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Episode 10: How Amazon Hired Me - Sr. Financial Analyst

October 31, 2020 · 32 min

So, just to tell us a little bit more about, maybe put us in a shotgun seat in your experiences. You interviewed with Amazon because that's what a lot of our listeners are going through as we speak. And I don't know how we best do this because you're such an unconventional, your experience with Amazon has been so unconventional. But maybe the next few questions, if you can give us the best of, the Reader's Digest version of, either of the two interview loops that maybe would work.

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Episode 9: How Amazon Hired Me - AWS Sr. Engagement Project Manager

April 23, 2020 · 27 min

So, I arrived early, about 30 minutes early in fact, and checked into the front desk, and I thought I would use that that short time just to listen to some of my Leadership Scenarios that I had actually previously recorded so I can hear myself talking about them. And see how that came over in the communication aspect. And then being an experienced professional with many years of work, I was really encouraged by the amount of diversity I saw at Amazon: people walking up and down. So that was a very positive encouragement as well...

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Episode 8: How Amazon Hired Me - AWS Sr. Business Development Manager

Dec 16, 2019 · 19 min

After having gone through interview loops several times and now having spent a few months, knowing the team: so much effort goes into the interview process, to make it useful. And that there is a ton of logic behind every decision being made. And, so at first, I mentioned…

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Episode 7: How Amazon Hired Me - Audible Content Acquisition Manager

Jul 16, 2019 · 21 min

I'd say don't give up and also just really be prepared. That's really the only way. It seems like a very easy sentence: just be prepared. Well, what does it mean? It's about the delivery and the content. You need to have your content ready, your responses ready. But you also need to …

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Episode 6: How Amazon Hired Me - AWS Sr. Product Manager Intern

Jul 17, 2019 · 26 min

Amazon interviewing is all about that they are your lawyers. That's how I thought about it. I thought that he or she is my lawyer and I have to give them as much evidence as I can and make it really easy for them to take notes because at the end of the day they have to create…

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Episode 5: The Amazon Interview Process

Jan 28, 2019 · 16 min

Take a guess what your Amazon interviewer will do, once she has finished interviewing you, once she has shaken your hand and passed you to the next person on the loop. You guessed it. Your interviewer will go back to her desk and will write a document. Just like everything else…

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Episode 4: Amazon's Culture and a Quiz

Dec 14, 2018 · 30 min

If I told you: 'Hey, the sky is blue,' you would normally say: 'Yeah, the sky is blue. The sky has always been blue.' At Amazon, however, if you say that the sky is blue, others will ask you: 'Why is the sky blue?’. Then you should respond with: 'The sky is blue, because the molecules in the…

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Episode 3: Amazon's Business and a Quiz

Nov 29, 2018 · 22 min

Amazon is in the business of building flywheel businesses. A flywheel business, as Amazon defines it, is one that provides so much value and delight to customers that after a certain inflection point, the flywheel business reaches sufficient critical mass and starts accelerating…

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Episode 2: Welcome to our Podcast

Nov 19, 2018 · 17 min

If I asked you, right now, what was your most valuable asset. How would you respond? Would you tell me it's your home? Or your 401k? Your bank accounts? Something else? The answer is simple. If you are younger than, say, 60 - your most valuable asset is your Human Capital.

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Episode 1: Coming Soon - Amazon Bound

Nov 8, 2018 · 4 min

It is early 2013. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO and presently the richest man in the world is having a tense meeting with a dozen high-ranking Amazon employees. In early 2013, however, Bezos was not the world’s richest man (not by a long shot,) and his now mighty Amazon was worth…

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