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Xero Overview

Wellington, Wellington (New Zealand)
1001 to 5000 employees
2006
Company - Public (XRO)
Computer Hardware & Software
$100 to $500 million (AUD) per year
Intuit, MYOB, Sage
Xero has been named for two successive years as Forbes #1 most innovative growth company in the world.

Founded in New Zealand in 2006, Xero is a global company with offices in the United States (San Francisco, Denver, New York), United Kingdom, Australia ... Read more

Mission: Small business makes the world go round – it’s the heart of the global economy. We want millions of small businesses to thrive through better tools, information and connections. Our beautiful cloud-based accounting software connects people with the right ... Read more

Xero Reviews

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    "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Channel Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Channel Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Xero full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Tons of growth opportunities if you work hard, speak up, and get sh*t done
    -In the last few years we have promoted/hired more women in executive/higher ranking positions
    -Company lives up to its core values and supports employees through tough times
    -Becoming more diverse everyday
    -Flexible working schedule
    -Awesome offices
    -Tons of transparency
    -Truly disrupting an industry and providing small businesses with products that have a positive impact and drive the global economy in a positive direction

    Cons

    We have gone through growing pains like any high growth company and we are constantly evolving in order to improve ourselves. That consistent evolution might not be right for some but it really is in an effort to ensure we are the best in the industry.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

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Xero Interviews

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    Java Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Xero (Melbourne) in November 2016.

    Interview

    It was a video conference interview through Hangout. They spent around 30 minutes for the interview. They were started the interview on time. It was a starting screening interview. After that a lot of procedures are there. But unfortunately I was not able to go for further.

    Interview Questions

    • They started with asking introduction. After that basic java questions like jvm, Java 8 features. After this lot of new technologies like react, angularjs, rest and soap api , junit, Only simple questions like what are these features and how it is different from old technologies.   Answer Question
    • They asked which blog I mostly read and follows... Most of the questions they asked from the technologies they mentioned in the Job description.   Answer Question
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Xero Awards & Accolades

  • Best Client Software, British Accountancy Awards, 2013
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year®, Ernst & Young (E&Y), 2013
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