BGC Partners Interview Questions

Updated Apr 25, 2014
Updated Apr 25, 2014
7 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

66%
0%
33%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

70%
20%
10%

Interview Difficulty

2.5
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

7 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 week - interviewed at BGC Partners in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very laid back. Spoke the the head of HR and a few other people at the company. As long as you know what the role is, you should be fine.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Just wanted to do something else

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 months - interviewed at BGC Partners in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    Very haphazard - a call out of the blue and then a rapid process for the initial interviews and then a very long time to actually complete the hire. A couple of real professionals asking questions and then a few folks with little interviewing experience completing the process. The Human resources folks professional in their own right but not allowed to do their job fully or in a timely fashion. Process herked and jerked along, given the time the passed sure that I was not hired despite feeling that everyone was pleased and then a rushed process at the end to hire.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It was quick and agreement reached rapidly,
    Get everything in writing.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Brokerage Receivable Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BGC Partners in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Telephonic interview: Easy interview with stress on analytical skills, and how proficient using excel.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Very tough o negotiate on salaries
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  4. We want your feedback – Is this interview information helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5.  

    Senior Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days - interviewed at BGC Partners in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    3.5 hours for in-person interview. 4 interviewers in total. Each took 45 minutes approx.
    .
    Office average(for my comparison..i work for a company which got a new building in nyc). People - ok. More relaxed setting.(than dynamic).
    Did not take me for lunch so i was hungry until 1:40pm in interview. One of the interviewer said since it is a public company they don't spend too much money on employees. Comment was not made regarding lunch but in general.

    Again perception on first visit.

    Interview Questions
    • what is Virtual destructor,?
      which unix signals cannot be blocked?
      what happens on connect(socket) under the hood in TCP?
        Answer Question
    • implement auto_ptr ?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Still Negotiating. I can only tell later.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Back Office Employee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Had to go through a few rounds-with people in the US as well

    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Equity Sales Trader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at BGC Partners in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    Head hunter , Phone interview and personal meeting

    Negotiation Details
    I was advised by the headhunter their top level.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Analyst/Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 week - interviewed at BGC Partners in April 2008.

    Interview Details

    Invited to rejoin by my previous manager

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Good. Never trust a recruitment consultant, particularly from Aston Carter.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Worked for BGC Partners? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.