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Getting an Interview
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Assistant Vice President, IT Interview
I applied online. The process took 4 days – interviewed at Barclays Investment (New York, NY).
Hiring is an ad-hoc process at barclays at least below VP levels. It depends on which group you interview into. You can expect strong coding questions as well as business questions. Depends on what you wrote in your resume.
- this is not a difficult question but: Level order traversal of tree was asked. Answer Question
you should negotiate... definitely... better if you have competing offers...competing offers are easy to match and/or beat for them but they might not negotiate easily without that.
Other Interview Reviews for Barclays Investment
Assistant Vice President IT InterviewAccepted OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks – interviewed at Barclays Investment (Jersey City, NJ) in January 2011.
easy and a cake walk for any individual with minimum of knoeledge. ANyone taking your interview is below average.
- Most difficult question: Explain embedded question lemma Answer Question
Assistant Vice President, IT InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Barclays Investment (New York, NY) in December 2009.
3 rounds interview. In first round of interview, first meet with hiring manager. Then following with 2 technical interview. Each one take around 1 hour. After that, wait one week for second round interview. Then continue with one technical interview and one personality interview. After that, wait another week for 3rd round interview. Still come with one technical interview and one personality interview.
- What's your weakness? 1 Answer
done by recruiter.
Assistant Vice President - IT InterviewAccepted Offer
2 face to face meeting, very little questions asked
a few brain teaser to solve
- none Answer Question
Assistant Vice President, IT InterviewAccepted OfferAverage Interview
Interview, then notified of offer within 2 to 3 weeks
- Write a function for figuring out whether or not a number is prime. Answer Question
Assistant Vice President - IT InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Barclays Investment in May 2011.
They expect you to be the best subject matter expert. For a developer, you will be asked textbook concepts plus some critical thinking. Don't worry, you won't use them once you're in.
- When do you use indexing? Answer Question
Assistant Vice President - IT InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks – interviewed at Barclays Investment (Singapore (Singapore)) in September 2010.
The process is fast as it takes only a day. Met the peer, hiring manager and also the hiring manager boss on the same day
- Nothing difficult if you are a technical person Answer Question
They offered a good package, hence no negotiations is required
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