Interview Questions at Uber, you don't want to be asked

Interview Questions at Uber, you don't want to be asked
Interview Questions at Uber, you don't want to be asked
Uber is the biggest startup in the world. It's world $50 Billion. It operates around the world in more then 60 countries or 360+ cities (plus counting). Uber weekly expands to new city on average. Check out if its already resent in your city otherwise soon it will be there or planning to be there.

Uber has policy of three employee for each city office. Their all technical infrastructure is already operational and the just want to introduce the platform to some new driver partner in new city. When they get some drivers on board then they proceed by giving referral bonus for getting more drivers to their drivers.

Uber uses referral system to get more drivers and more customers on board. Uber needs to maintain high quality check for frauds and on time payment for real referrals. Uber generally gives first ride free to new customer and referrer.   Similarly Uber gives around Rs 3000/- to each driver referral.

Uber is always in need for community managers for new city, operation manager, software developers. You may see worldwide open positions here. Uber pays well to its employee and a lot of perks.

Some common perks for all employees irrespective of location and profile:

  • Employees are showered with Uber credits each month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

Uber Interview Questions

Uber Interview Questions
Now comes the important step before getting a job is Interview. Here are some interview questions you don;t want to be asked in Uber interview. You may have heard about google, facebook, microsoft interview questions, similarly you can expect the same level of questions but a Uber twist.

"Are you prepared to sacrifice your personal life and relationships to work here 80-90 hours a week?" - Community Operations Manager candidate

"If the Uber app was down, how would you placate the drivers?" - Operations Coordinator candidate
"Enjoyed your creative/resume, but it looks like you've never used Uber before. What's the deal?" - Community Manager candidate

"How would you make drivers work during holidays?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate
"In four sentences or less, how would you sell Uber to a driver you are trying to sign up?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"You didn't agree with product management on [a minor feature]. Do you think that's because they're stupid or not technical enough?" - Software Engineer candidate

"Will Uber cause city congestion?" - Data Scientist candidate

"If there are 3 regular chairs and one broken chair and 5 people are entering a room, two of whom enter the room together, what is the probability that person X gets a regular chair?" - Director, Driver Operations candidate

"How do you feel about not having a social life anymore?" - Marketing Manager candidate

"I am an Uber driver who claims that I did not receive my payment from Uber and thinks that Uber is cheating me. What would you say to me?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"Uber drops you in a new market (i.e. Oklahoma City) and says you have two weeks until we open here - go! What do you do?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"What was your favorite Uber marketing stunt?" - Marketing Manager interview candidate

"How would you manage a crisis situation with the press and government?" - General Manager candidate

"What would you say to a driver that wanted to quit?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"How would you find the words that became obsolete in English language between 16th and 17th century? You may use a search engine." - Software Developer candidate

"An Uber competitor opens in your city with unlimited cash capital. If you were them, how would you steal Uber's customers? If you were Uber, how would you convince drivers not to leave?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"What do you think Uber's strengths are over Lyft?" - Customer Service Representative candidate

"Estimate the size of taxi market in the city you're interviewing for." - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"How would you measure demand for Uber ice cream?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"If we ask you to find us 100 new drivers this month, describe what steps you would take?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"With no budget, how would you spread the UberLove?" - Community Manager candidate

"Uber is opening up a city remotely (i.e. Milwaukee will be operated out of Chicago). How would you make the drivers in Milwaukee feel equal to the drivers in Chicago?" - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"Say an Uber black car driver makes $30/ride with a 20% commission. How do you convince him to upgrade to a new made-up service UberSuper with a 25% commission? What costs will the driver incur in upgrading? How much more will he have to make each week, etc.?" - Uber Operations and Logistics Manager interview candidate

"How do you handle working with people who are extremely upset or not happy with you/your company?" - Community Marketing Manager candidate

"What metrics would you use to track whether Uber's strategy of using paid advertising to acquire customers works? How would you then figure out an acceptable cost of customer acquisition?" - Data Scientist candidate

"What would you do if a competitor came into play that undercuts Uber's pay split with the drivers? Uber's is hypothetically 80/20, theirs is 90/10." - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"Write a letter to drivers." - Operations and Logistics Manager candidate

"Assume you are employed with Uber (congratulations!) While taking an Uber to work, you notice your driver is also accepting trips via a competitor’s app. What would you do?" - Community Operations Manager candidate

"How will you prevent drivers from committing fraud for incentives?" - Operations Coordinator candidate

"What’s to stop you from just packing up and leaving in 4 years’ time?" - Software Engineer candidate

"One of the car dealer partner want to leave, what should you do?" - General Manager candidate

"How would you assemble a piece of Ikea furniture without instructions?" - Remote Community Support Representative candidate

"Can you handle the pace of work at Uber?" - Director candidate

Good luck with interview preparation.
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