How We Hire

While some specifics may vary by location, brand, or role, here is how to start your path for a career at eBay.

Start by looking for a position that matches your skills, interests, and?qualifications.

When you find a role that sparks your interest, click Apply and submit your information.

Do your research and be prepared to discuss your work experience and qualifications.

If your experience and skills seem like a good fit we may reach out to schedule an interview.

Hiring process during COVID-19

This is an extraordinary time, with many of us experiencing changes in our personal lives – such as shutdowns, school closures, and concerns about the health and safety of loved ones. At eBay, our focus is the safety and well-being of our employees – both current and prospective – as well as our customers and communities. Learn more about how we're adapting our hiring processes during this time, and what that means for you as a job candidate.

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Yes, we are continuing to hire! eBay is more essential to global commerce than ever before. We’re helping small businesses stay up and running and we're looking for enthusiastic and talented people who will help us advance how the world buys, sells, and gives. Check out our job listings for the latest openings worldwide.

All interviews are being conducted online with videoconferencing tools. Your recruiter will fill you in on all the details ahead of any interviews. Most people you interview with will also be working from home. We’re a human company and we’re all doing our best to adapt. We’re getting to know our colleagues’ kids, pets, and other family members along the way?– and we’re happy to meet yours too.

Below, you'll find a few suggestions to help you get the most out of your video interview.

  1. Choose a quiet, well-lit area of your house. Consider letting anyone who will be at home with you know about the interview so they won't unknowingly disrupt you.
  2. Turn on your webcam beforehand and look at yourself and your background to be sure it looks the way that you want it to.
  3. Check your audio and camera settings before the interview to ensure that they are set so people can see and hear you clearly. And double check them right before the interview. If needed, consider using a headset with a microphone to improve the sound quality. We’ll send you a link to join a Zoom meeting. You can dial in a little early to check your settings.
  4. Have your phone handy just in case of any technical difficulties that would make you need to call in on your phone.
  5. Turn off any notifications or alerts on your computer that might distract during the interview.

Our interview process may vary depending on region and the opportunity you are applying for.

Finding the right position

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Start by searching for a position that matches your skills, qualifications, and interests. Once something sparks your interest and experience, click “Apply to job” and follow the login and submission instructions. If you do not already have an account, you can create one as part of this process. Submit your information for review.

Applying for a position

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Yes, please be prepared to provide complete information during the application process as well as making an electronic copy of your resume accessible. A PDF or Word document is fine. You will have the opportunity to upload it directly from your computer or upload it from certain third party providers (such as LinkedIn and Dropbox). If you like, you can also type or paste your resume into the appropriate section.

If you need to change the email linked to your account, we can help you. Simply?Contact Us. However, you can access the password recovery link on the login page when you’re applying to a specific job. On the login page select the "forgot password" link. Enter the email associated with your eBay Careers account and answer the security questions. Once you correctly answer the security questions, you will be able to reset your password. You can only reset your password once every 24 hours.

No, you must create a profile on our Careers site to apply for a role. This allows you to include all the required information in your application. Email, fax, or paper copies of your resume or CV will not be accepted as an application.

After submitting an application

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by our talent acquisition team. If you are a good fit for the position (or another open position), a recruiter may contact you to discuss your application and the role.

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There is no need to follow up after applying for a job online and submitting your profile. If your skills and experience appear to match an open position, we may contact you to discuss your qualifications.

Be prepared: tips for getting hired

We want to set you up for success. Review our tips for getting hired and come prepared.

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Be sure to read the full content of job postings carefully, particularly the minimum qualifications. If your experience qualifies you for the position it will improve your chances of consideration.

For maximum visibility we recommend tailoring your resume to the specific position(s) that you apply to. This helps our recruiters find the needed information on your resume quickly and helps you stand out above other candidates.

Keep your profile information current and up-to-date, including work history, job qualifications, phone number, email address, and mailing address. Also, keep track of your username and password in order to log back into your account.

If your skills and experience appear to match an open position, a recruiter may contact you to discuss your background and the position, and advise you about what to expect in the interview process.

All interviews are being conducted online with videoconferencing tools. Your recruiter will fill you in on all the details ahead of any interviews. Most people you interview with will also be working from home. We’re a human company and we’re all doing our best to adapt. We’re getting to know our colleagues’ kids, pets, and other family members along the way – and we’re happy to meet yours too.

Prepare for a video interview as you normally would, but make sure that you have the right tools in place well in advance of your interview. If you have any special needs, our recruitment team is here to help accommodate.?Below, you'll find a few suggestions to help you get the most out of your video interview.

  1. Choose a quiet, well-lit area of your house. Consider letting anyone who will be at home with you know about the interview so they won't unknowingly disrupt you.
  2. Turn on your webcam beforehand and look at yourself and your background to be sure it looks the way that you want it to.
  3. Check your audio and camera settings before the interview to ensure that they are set so people can see and hear you clearly. And double check them right before the interview. If needed, consider using a headset with a microphone to improve the sound quality. We’ll send you a link to join a Zoom meeting. You can dial in a little early to check your settings.
  4. Have your phone handy just in case of any technical difficulties that would make you need to call in on your phone.
  5. Turn off any notifications or alerts on your computer that might distract during the interview.

Our interview process may vary depending on region and the opportunity you are applying for.

Tips for interviewing

  • Come well rested, dress comfortably, and be yourself.

  • Do your research. Brush up on our company, what we do and recent news. You can find out a lot on?eBayinc.com.

  • Always come prepared and have genuine enthusiasm. We will ask specific questions depending on the position you are applying for, but all our questions are intended to help us see your capabilities.

  • Ask us questions, too. Thoughtful questions demonstrate your level of understanding, your interest and your passions. Plus, it helps make sure eBay is a good place for you.

  • Demonstrate your thinking process and expertise. For example, if you are a coder come prepared to write code and expect questions that are specific to your process.

  • During the interview it is a good idea to inquire about next steps and if there is a timeframe for making a decision.