The standard interview process for positions at Global Relay will include a minimum of 3 interviews:
1. A phone interview with members of the technical team, or with the HR department for non-technical roles.
2. If successful past the phone interview, a technical assignment may be sent via email with a 48-hour deadline (start time is flexible)
3. Successful candidates will then be invited into the office (or via Skype) for an in-person interview with members of the team for the given position
4. A Cultural Interview will be arranged for candidates who succeed past the technical stage. This interview is with the HR Director and the Director of Business Operations.
5. If successful, the HR department will begin reference checks and the offer stage will begin
We may have grown to a workforce of hundreds of employees, but our entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well. Our headquarters is designed for collaboration, with an open floor plan, breakout rooms, and lots of common spaces. On both the technology side and the business side of the company, teams regularly work together to solve complex problems.
Our headquarters boasts five floors of open-plan offices, with a fast-paced atmosphere and lots of amenities. We have a rooftop deck, a staff lounge, an in-house chef, complimentary snacks and beverages, foosball, and bubble hockey. We are also the proud sponsor and operator of one of the most prestigious cycling events in North America – the Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix.
For more information visit: https://www.globalrelay.com/jobs
They have a strong competitor in Amazon, which:
1. In Vancouver lures talented workforce from other companies - Java developers, DevOps, etc.
2. Came up recently with a similar product.
In the near future I believe GR will be OK, as they have lots of clients and means to dissuade them leaving.
In the foreseeable future, is hard to predict, but with a competitor as Amazon things may turn less rosy