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How to get a job at Rakuten
Number of Employees
2.1K
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25
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Work Life Balance
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Company Culture
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Company Culture
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All you need to know about Rakuten
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Mission: Contribute to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship.Empowering people to realize their hopes and dreams. Embracing new thinking, Rakuten changes the world through innovation.

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Vision: At Rakuten, we drive disruptive innovation, engaging knowledge, creativity, and passion from around the world to achieve ambitious goals and help build communities in which people can pursue their dreams and live in happiness.

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Behave ethically: integrity: We believe that the means of pursuing a mission are as important as the ends. Rakuten Group is committed to conducting business with honesty, sincerity, and dignity.

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Complete commitment: get things done: We face intense competition. The importance of our mission requires us never to give up. When circumstances change, we adjust our plans so that we still accomplish our goals. Through a complete commitment to Get Things Done, we make continuous progress toward achieving that mission.

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On a mission: empowerment: We believe that the only way for a business to grow over the long term is to contribute to the world so significantly that people can"t imagine life without it. Our contribution to the world is empowerment, and our mission is to build a fair society by empowering individuals and companies to be successful in business and in life. The more people we can empower, the more completely we will fulfill this mission.

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Prepare to succeed: professionalism: Though we have an important mission, unless we succeed in business we won"t be able to contribute to society. To help each of us succeed, Rakuten Group has established the Five Principles for Success. By taking the initiative to prepare thoroughly and execute effectively, and by practicing the Five Principles for Success, we ensure our success.

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Solidarity: succeed as a team: Members of Rakuten Group come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Only when we work together can this diversity become an important source of strength. The employees of Rakuten Group form one big team. Through consistent teamwork, each member of our diverse team will realize his or her full potential and our entire organization will succeed.

Interview questions to prepare for
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Write a function that finds the MST of a directed graph.

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What projects do you expect yourself to work on?

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What do you think we do at Rakuten? What is our main objective?

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What is the main quality that you can bring to Rakuten to contribute to the company?

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Codility test: something about binarian variables.

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Codility test: Calculate the overlapping area of two intersecting circles

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Do you know what F-measure is?

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Describe one moment in your life where you overcame an obstacle.

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How could you contribute to the team with quantitative modelling? Present the answer with details.

The usual interview process
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Stage 1: Online programming test.

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Stage 2: Technical video interview with hiring manager

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Stage 3: Onsite interview First, the candidate meets with 3 team members who ask technical questions on mathematics and some scenario analysis. The last interview is done by the team manager and the department head with questions on career motivation, a case study, etc.

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