Former Amazon ‘bar raiser’ offers insight into hiring process: What job seekers, companies can learn

By October 28, 2016Uncategorized
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SEATTLE — Gregory Rutty is a former Amazon “bar-raiser,” the name the company gives to employees who get the final say in whether a job candidate gets hired.

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) – which on Thursday announced the company has grown to more than 300,000 employees – has a strict process for bringing on new talent. Job candidates will often spend hours completing interviews with three to six Amazon employees. One of those people is the so-called bar-raiser — usually an employee from another…