I worked at LateRooms.com full-time
Lovely people and UK based company
The company in losing money and business focus. The ship is sinking..
Advice to Management
Be honest and invest in the brands that are still making some money
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at LateRooms.com (Manchester, England (UK)) in January-2013.
Pair programming exercise with a 30 min time limit, 1 to 1 interview to discuss your development experience focusing primarily on how much unpaid out of hours self training you did per week and how much Test Driven Development experience you had. There was also an emphasis on peer pressure to attend regular weekend developer TDD conferences (in London) again unpaid and expected to be self funded as far as entrance tickets, hotels etc.
Read the latest update on our engineering blog. Jasmeet Khalsa gives an overview of his time with us after completing his graduate placement in IT: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQTVM
Last Friday the LateRooms office welcomed 38 children for our annual "Bring your kids to work day". We're still recovering from the chaos!