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Has anyone interviewed at Microsoft recently for a non-PM role in strategy/business development? Any tips on how the interview process goes, what to look out for, etc. I’ve heard there may not be as many “difficult” questions compared to a PM or technical role.

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I just accepted an offer for a business role. Every team does their interview process a little differently it seems like, but the commonality I’ve read is to expect a mix of case and behaviorial questions.

Similar. I bypassed recruiter since I knew someone on the team already who connected me with HM for info chat. Afterwards: 1. Had a screen with a team member. 2. Then formal interviews with 3 people. 3. Then AA interview with senior executive. Each round above required you to pass previous round. Whole process took 1.5 months.

Interview format varies widely by group. I did not have a formal case- I was asked to pick a couple products / tech topics and give my perspective. Dont discount behavioral factors here, we are huge on culture

Thanks. I’m on vacation so I bought the book as light reading. Appreciate the insight. From what I’ve researched, culture is big.

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