I'm interviewing with a unicorn (1000+ employees) now and had my last interview on Monday which I passed. I'm now at the virtual onsite, which is 5 interviews totalling 2 hours and 40 minutes across 5 interviews.
I scheduled it for Wednesday and Thursday next week. My question relates to the timing and spacing of these interviews. They don't seem to mind that there are 9 days from my last interview to the onsite. In the interim, I interviewed with another company today (and made it to the next round).
For the onsite, I have to present a project I worked on in detail with slides, so I will need time over the weekend and weeknights to do this.
My question is, can/should I ask for more time until I do my interview, pushing it Monday and Tuesday of the following week? This would put 2 weeks in between my last interview and the onsite. The pros of this are a) more time to prep for it; and b) more time to get offers from other places.
I guess what I'm getting at is what is a 'reasonable' amount of time to ask for? Am I pushing too much if I ask to move to the following week?
2 weeks feels reasonable to me. You can tell the recruiter that you'd like more time to prep for the final round and check their level of flexibility. At bigger companies, they won't mind at all, as long as you give them enough notice.
The thing worth optimizing for is to get the final feedback around the same time. That means you probably want the final round interviews to happen within a week of each other.
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