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Audible Overview

Newark, NJ (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
Amazon
1995
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Media
$500 million to $1 billion (CAD) per year
Unknown
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior ... Read more

Mission: To unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible Reviews

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Audible Chairman and CEO Donald R. Katz
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    I have been working at Audible full-time

    Pros

    - Fast-pace, high-tech and highly creative culture
    - Newark has more to offer than most think

    Cons

    - Getting everyone in one building would help communications

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Audible Photos

Audible photo of: Audible employees mentoring young developers
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Audible Interviews

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    Product Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Audible in February-2014.

    Interview

    I applied online for a Product Manager position with Audible. Within about 2 weeks I was contacted for a phone interview, which took a little over a week to set-up. The interview was with a product manager who worked with both Kindle and Audible. She had worked at Amazon in the past. I was not asked back for a second interview and my thank you emails did not receive a response/acknowledgement. All in all a good experience but I could have prepared more with regards to specific metrics for success.

    Interview Questions

    • I found that wasn't quite prepared for the specificity desired in terms of metrics for success. I had many qualitative examples of success/improvements in my past work but these were not sufficient. Because Amazon had been a past client, she had a number of questions related to my experience working with them which I found difficult to answer.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Every CEO has their own mission and style when it comes to running a company. Check out Audible CEO, Don Katz's approach for elevating Audible from a product we love to a company we love to work for.

    What type of CEO would you be?

    Our global research at Imperative has identified eight different types of CEOs. They are each driven by a different vision for how to make an impact

  • We are honored to be included in Mogul's "Top 100 Companies for Millennial Women in 2017!” At Audible, we aspire to provide a supportive environment to grow and develop women's careers in tech.

    Mogul's Top 100 Companies for Millennial Women in 2017

    With estimations indicating it will take up until 2085 for women to reach leadership parity and until 2152 for wage parity at the current rate of change, Mogul set out to identify the companies worldwide leading the change and paving the way forward for the future of the workplace.

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