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trivago Interview Questions

Updated 4 Aug 2018
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  1. Helpful (17)  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at trivago in June 2014.

    Interview

    Online Video Interview was conducted with previous questions and a preparation time was given along with a demo interview. One can practice and record demo interview and later the interview recording can be viewed again. Once the questions are answered the last chance is to tell a bit more about yourself.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the strategic risk in our business model.   1 Answer

  2. Helpful (3)  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at trivago.

    Interview

    The Interview process consisted in a Skype Interview. This was very smooth and the interviewer was friendly and polite. There were no difficult questions. Main questions concerned the skills required for the job position. I was finally given a general overview of the functioning of the company and the specific department. It lasted more than 1 hour.

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  3.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at trivago in July 2016.

    Interview

    First interview was a Skype call with a person from HR and a Senior developer. After that I received a coding challenge which I had a week to complete. I then had a final Skype call with the hiring manager and then received an offer a coupe of days later.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think you would be a good fit at trivago?   Answer Question
    • Asked technical questions about different ways to improve the efficiency of a website   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (17)  

    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at trivago.

    Interview

    If Trivago likes your job application, they will send you a very extensive assessment that will take 12-20 hours to do. The questions are confusing and badly worded. If they like what your submission, they will put you through 3 one hour long interviews. I went through all three interviews and thought I did really well. However, they told me that they didn't want to go forward with my candidacy. I was really bewildered. I asked them for some feedback, and they were adamant to not give any feedback. I spent almost 20 hours doing the assessment and interviews and they can't spend 5 minutes giving me feedback. That was very frustrating and very unprofessional. If you want to interview with Trivago, just know that you might need to invest a lot of time and rejected at the end without knowing what happened. They go overboard with the assessment and really don't value your time.

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  5. Helpful (6)  

    Content Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at trivago in February 2014.

    Interview

    Process was chaotic and disorganized (Warning #1). They changed my interviewers on me multiple times, so I had no idea who to even contact during the entire process (Warning #2). Interviewer was thirty minutes late to the interview (Warning #3). Afterwards, the company asked me to write and submit two new, unique articles they'd use. Umm... you shouldn't ask for free content, Trivago, especially when you're not willing to pay for it (Warning #4). Still, even after the interview ordeal, I was told I'd hear back in two weeks. Two weeks go by and no answer. I inquire. Two more weeks go by (Warning #5). I inquire again after each week. Finally, after four weeks, I receive a generic emailed response.

    For a company so expansive, they were immensely disorganized and left their candidates clueless through the process.

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  6. Helpful (2)  

    Web Content Management Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at trivago in April 2013.

    Interview

    I sent my CV and cover letter and got a technical test.
    The test was about creating a client fetching json-file over http parsing csv of the fields. After sending the solution and waiting three weeks, I got a negative response and I did not go forward in the interviewing process.

    The negative nuance of the process was that I did not receive a feedback for the test project. I would hope that after using time to writing test client, the interviewers would also take time to give feedback of the solution but I got none.


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    PHP Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Home Gardens, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at trivago (Home Gardens, CA (US)) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I was given a project to complete based on Symfony2 and Javascript. Only good candidates with extensive OOP knowledge can get through this interview process. To prepare for this skills test you should go through OOP fundamentals.

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  8. Helpful (15)  

    International Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at trivago in August 2015.

    Interview

    Quick process. Applied online received an interview request the following day. Given an Excel assignment asked to analyze data and later on present the findings. Video interview consisting of seven questions. Three questions given to you in advance.

    Interview Questions

    • Three things in your life that define who you are today?
      What is the business model?   Answer Question

  9. Helpful (1)  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at trivago in June 2017.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty straightforward and quick. There is no whiteboard quiz, but rather real life, domain specific tests and interviews.

    There are 4 steps:
    1. Apply - send in your resume and cover letter

    2. Case study - a task to build a project and turn in within 7 days. The project was moderately difficult and it gave an opportunity to put in all the best practices one knows of.

    3. First Skype Interview (Technical) - with 1 Lead Android Engineer, 1 Android Engineer and 1 person from HR . It was basically centered around experience with the Android platform, questions about technical decisions that were made in the case study. A couple of behavioral, soft skills questions and also some questions around software project management methodologies and ideologies. The interviewers were cheerful and made me comfortable all through the interview.

    4. Second Skype Interview (Culture fit) - with 1 Android Team Lead and 2 Product Managers. It was more of a culture fit interview with a mix of technical and behavioral questions. A couple of questions about the trivago product (app) itself. Like the last interview, they were very cheerful and helpful. It felt more like a discussion than an interview.

    I believe the last step above would have been on-site for some people, and I'm guessing they opted for Skype interview since I was far away (Lagos, Nigeria) and visa processing for an on-site interview could be hectic and time consuming.

    A few hours after the last interview, I got an offer for the job :)

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us a reason why we should not hire you.   1 Answer

  10.  

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at trivago in October 2014.

    Interview

    Reached out to Trivago by sending in an open application. They replied back within a couple of weeks. Gave me an Assignment to complete as well as a Video interview to record.

    Interview Questions

    • Doing the brand marketing assignment. Was able to prepare for the questions thanks to the hints they gave during the preparation for the video-interview   Answer Question

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