Fitbit Boston

Amazon Ujs8ak6
Dec 17, 2017 9 Comments

I applied online to Fitbit Boston for a Software Developer role, and a recruiter reached out to me about my application. After speaking on the phone, he said he'd give my resume to the managers and follow up within the week. It's been more than that, and I heard nothing back even after emailing him as a reminder.

I assume that none of the managers were interested in having me on their team. Is that the case? If so, what are things that Fitbit software developer managers look for in candidates?

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  • Uber Riseup
    Given how fitbit won't survive another 2 years..the HR and the company itself should be ashamed to leave the candidate hanging.
    Dec 17, 2017 4
    • Fitbit PcnD08
      We have enough cash to keep going at a loss for 7 years
      Dec 18, 2017
    • Uber Riseup
      What happens in the 8th year? You magically grow some shame?
      Dec 18, 2017
    • Fitbit PcnD08
      It gives us plent of time to sustain an upwards trajectory again
      Dec 18, 2017
    • Fitbit gCDO20
      Uber's reputation precedes (and compounds) itself. Thanks for the confirmation
      Jan 30, 2018
  • Fitbit fdgjbcsq
    Could be the time of year, yeah. Odds are this recruiter is not located in the Boston office, and they haven’t poked the manager for a response yet. We do try to follow up with candidates quickly. If you’re still interested let the recruiter know you’re entertaining other offers to light a fire under him. Honestly, my experience on the other side of our recruitment process isn’t great. But our dev managers are. Good luck!
    Dec 19, 2017 1
    • Amazon Ujs8ak6
      OP
      Took your advice and reached out again, and it worked. Thanks!
      Dec 20, 2017
  • Oracle / Eng ogVu86
    Same thing happened with me
    Dec 30, 2017 0
  • Wayfair / Eng llWX46
    Could just be the time of the year. A lot of people are out of the office for the holidays
    Dec 17, 2017 0