Frequently asked questions
Initial HR-screening: The screening interview is the right opportunity for you to explain your background in more detail and set yourself apart. You can highlight what you will be bringing to this role if you’re hired and also why you are interested in joining the organization.
Hiring Manager interview: This interview will be with your direct manager and will focus primarily on your background, qualifications, and communication skills. We suggest that you prepare some questions of your own as well.
Panel / Team interview: After you successfully pass the second interview stage, the Hiring lead will provide you with a take-home case study, which will be a hypothetical problem that you have to solve in a short period of time, and present to a panel of interviewers. The main aim is to assess your systematic thinking, analytical skills, and team fit.
Initial HR-screening: The screening interview is the right opportunity for you to explain your background and set yourself apart. You can highlight what you will be bringing to this role if you’re hired, as well as why you are interested in joining the organization.
Technical interview: This interview will be with your direct manager to better assess your technical capabilities. It will mainly focus on your technical skills, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills. We suggest that you prepare some of your own questions as well.
Take home – technical challenge: Hurray!! You passed the interview with your Hiring Manager! Now you will receive a technical challenge from the Hiring lead – you will have 7 days to complete it and send it back to the technical team for assessment.
Team interview: This will be the final interview; you will be meeting with the Hiring Manager, one of Scoutbee’s leadership team, and 2-3 team members (potential coworkers). They will be asking some more in-depth technical questions, evaluating your systematic approach behind the previously submitted technical challenge and assessing if you would be a good team fit.
Please note that the interview stages may vary based on the role, and this will be communicated to you in the agenda before the hiring process kick-off.
During the kick-off of the recruitment process, the Hiring lead will provide you with the agenda; that includes what you should expect throughout the interview process.
Below you can find general guidelines that can help you prepare:
Research the company: By researching the company, it will give you a better insight into what the company’s values are, and its current positioning within the market. Being able to answer questions about the company will give you an advantage (examples of keywords you can use – company’s financials, executive team, culture, and values).
Carefully read and review the job description: It will give you a better understanding of the main purpose of this position, and where this role fits within the company. It will help you to align your competencies with the requirements of the role, so you can easily answer any questions about your previous experience.
Research the interviewer: Try to understand the professional background of the interviewer who will be talking to you so you can connect with them more easily.
Equipment and internet check: Make sure that you have a good internet connection, and that your webcam and microphone are working properly. Ideally, you should log in 10 minutes prior to the call, to make sure everything is working properly.
Most importantly, we aim to have a genuine two-sided conversation. We want to know more about you, and we are happy to answer any questions you have about Scoutbee.
In Spring 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, we closed our offices and every team member worked from home. At present, our offices are open for employees who would like to work from there, while observing hygiene rules, and appropriate distancing.
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Our offices are located in Würzburg, where Scoutbee was initially founded, and in Berlin.
Yes, it is.
We are always happy to welcome our canine friends into the office. Let us meet your furry companions.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, team events and gatherings have been put on temporary pause.
Yes. However, we recommend that you apply for one or two roles that closely match your skills, experience and interests, roles that you believe are best suited to you and the next step of your career. Job applications in general are limited to a total of three.
Your recruiter will provide you information on what to expect and how to prepare for your interview. It is important to note that, during this process, we aim to have a genuine two-sided conversation. We want to know more about you, and we are happy to answer any questions you have about Scoutbee.
No worries. Please let your recruiter know.
Focus on your strengths, on why you think you are a good fit for Scoutbee, and why Scoutbee would be a good fit for you. It’s a two-way street after all, and it’s important that the relationship is mutually beneficial and successful.
Your recruiter will provide you support throughout the entire process. Please feel free to ask them any questions you may have.
We look for humble, and empathic individuals who are passionate about what they do. People who are collaborative, as our success depends on our collective strength. We also look out for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit, who are adaptive and have great problem-solving skills.
Come in what makes you feel comfortable. Whether that’s a hoodie and a pair of jeans, or a three-piece suit, come as YOU.
We think cover letters are a plus, even though they are not a requirement in our application process. Use the cover letter to tell us about yourself, why you want to work at Scoutbee in that specific role, or any other thing you’d like to share with us. We look forward to reading yours.
Unfortunately, you will be unable to modify your application after submission. Please make sure that all information is correct and up to date before hitting the submit button.
Yes. We encourage moving to Germany. We will support you with your visa process and your eventual move. We also reimburse costs for relocation.
Yes, we offer internships.
Our job descriptions will highlight the relevant experience desired. We encourage you to showcase yourself, your achievements and experiences as it relates to the position you’re applying for.
Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we are unable to give personalized feedback.
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Get in touch with our people team to learn more about joining scoutbee at: firstname.lastname@example.org