Our Hiring Process
Wondering what happens next after you click the “submit application button”?
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Confirmation Email: Be assured of an email confirming receipt of your application within 24 hours particularly when you apply directly from our website.
Initial HR Call: After mindful review of your application with majority of requirements met, you can expect to receive an invitation for an HR call.
Hiring Manager Interview Opportunity: Curious about your future manager? This is your opportunity to meet and have an in depth discussion of the role & responsibilities of the position, understand the current team structure as well as current project related challenges.
Technical challenge (most TECH ROLES): If you sailed through the HR call, you will be asked to complete a technical challenge( e.g. code challenge) within a 1 week time frame.
Technical Interview Opportunity (most TECH ROLES): If you are at this stage, then you must know you are doing something right. This is the opportunity to walk the team through the process of arriving at your result and generally have a deep dive into technical topics.
Team Interview Opportunity: The focus of this interview is to get an idea of who your future team colleagues would be, the different touch points and how the working dynamics could look like.
Offer: Congratulations you made it this far! We are so proud of your commitment at every stage of this process and we can’t wait for you to start with us 🙂
Note: The above steps serve to provide a general overview of how a standard hiring process could look like. Depending on the role and department the steps may vary. We do well to give you clarity on the hiring process during our initial HR Call. We encourage you to ask about this during the initial HR call. We understand and respect the time you invest in your application and so we do our best to give you as much clarity right from the get go.
Should I expect to go through all 6 steps of the hiring process before an offer?
The steps serve to provide a general overview of how a standard hiring process could look like. Depending on the role and department the steps may vary. We encourage you to ask about this during the initial HR call. We understand and respect the time you invest in your application and so we do our best to give you as much clarity right from the get go.
How is the interview experience at Wire?
For us interviews are conversations, where it is not only us assessing you as a candidate but equally important for you to assess us as the right next step for your career. We look forward to speaking with you 🙂
How do I best prepare for the interview?
- Show up
- Do your research about Wire and the role
- Be relaxed. Take it easy on yourself. We don’t bite 🙂
- Remember it is a conversation; a mutual exchange
How Iong does it take to get a feedback after an interview?
Our service level agreement is to get back to you tops within a week after your interview. Although we can not assure that will be the situation all the time due to the high volume of different interview stages, we are committed to keeping you informed throughout the process.
Why does an invitation for an initial HR Call mean?
An invitation for an initial HR call means your profile stood out and as a result, we’re keen to get to know you and your current situation a little bit better. Well done! Whatever you did to get our attention, we can only encourage you to keep it up.
What is the focus of the initial HR Call?
The call will focus on your experience, your plans for your next adventure as well as a company introduction from my side with all the facts you need to know about Wire.
What is the platform used for interviews with Wire?
All interviews or calls will be hosted via Wire app. All Wire download information will be shared with you ahead of your first interview with us.
How long does it take to set up a Wire account for my interview?
Less than 5 minutes. Download Now.
Was there a pandemic impact on the organization?
We are proud and fortunate to say that, in the face of the pandemic we were not adversely affected in comparison to other industries. We stood together as a team, we didn’t let anyone go nor did we implement short-time work. This goes to say, anyone who left the company did so on their own accord.
The second good news is that, despite the pandemic, Wire secured a Series B funding round with a total value of 21million USD.
What working style can I expect at Wire?
Wire has always offered a work environment where everybody does what they love. We currently have the hybrid model. This means team members have the combined option to work from the comfort of their homes and also from our beautiful office space in the heart of Berlin. Find more about our model on our “Who we are” page.
What measures have been taken to secure the health security of team members who choose to work from the office?
Health and safety of team members is and will continue to remain one of our topmost priorities.
It begins with regular deep cleaning of all spaces and surfaces in our office. Also we have an abundant stock of corona self test stations right at the entrance of our offices. Hand sanitizers are well distributed at vantage points throughout the office. We’ve got you covered in terms of face & nose mask just in case you for yours, we have FFP2 in stock at no cost.
Our commitment to you:
Wire is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race, or being a member of the traveler community.
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