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Bol.com Overview

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Utrecht (Netherlands)
1001 to 5000 employees
1999
Company - Private
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Shops
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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Over 8.5 million Dutch and Belgian customers have already discovered that bol.com is a great place to shop. With over 1 million visits per day, bol.com is a textbook example of a state of the art big data environment. This environment is developed and maintained by 60+ Scrum ... Read more

Mission: By 8.5 million customers. This is what bol.com is all about. Whether you work on front-end or back-end tooling, all of our IT endeavors are geared towards optimizing the customer experience.

We also stimulate growth through training programs, hackathons ... Read more

Bol.com Reviews

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Bol.com CEO Huub Vermeulen
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  • "Nice company and culture. Overal, highly recommended"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Recommends

    I have been working at Bol.com full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice culture
    Freedom
    Ability to learn and grow

    Cons

    Not very international
    Compensation could be better

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Bol.com Interviews

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    Senior Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Utrecht (Netherlands)
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Bol.com (Utrecht (Netherlands)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Codility test before 'screening' interview with a manager. Technical assignment before technical interview with another manager and a developer. 3 IQ/comprehension tests. Background checks before signing a contract. Required certificate of good conduct from the Justice Department.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    I was offered 'medior' instead of senior position and corresponding reduced salary. Only 1 year contract with a 1 month trial period. Insanely strict employee handbook with rules for everything. Unpleasant and archaic recruitment process that reduces humans to numbers.

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Bol.com Awards & Accolades

  • Best Recruitment Website, Digitaal Werven, 2014
  • Sterkste Retailmerk(Retailmerk), Retail Merkenonderzoek, 2015
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