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Accounting Intern (Temporary) Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Chubb Corp.
Interview Details – I was contacted after applying online for a full time position. Had a phone interview for the full time positions but was asked back for interviews for the internship which was a glorified temp job. Took a while for me to finally come in for an interview. Three separate interviews with different managers in the department.
Interview Question – What kind of an environment do you want to work in? Answer Question
Commercial Underwriting Trainee Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Chubb Corp in September 2013.
Interview Details – It started with a phone interview that was fairly basic, your average phone interview. About two months (!) later I was brought in for the first round of in-person interviewing which was 5, 30 minute interviews each of which was with different HR or Management administrators. All of them asked mainly basic questions such as when was a time you worked with a team to come to a solution? or what is a time you had to negotiate? There was also a writing sample where you have to answer what the role of an underwriter is and what experience you have that is applicable to it. The second round of in-person interviewing was another 6, 30-minute interviews with branch managers from other cities. Similar questions, but some were more direct to insurance and underwriting.
Interview Question – How will you sell your insurance or company to someone who doesn't think they need insurance? How will you separate yourself from other businesses? Answer Question
Underwriter Trainee Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Chubb Corp.
Interview Details – Applied online and got a phone screen after 3-4 weeks. Phone interview were very general behavioral questions, took about 20-30minutes. Then got an offer to come in for an on-site interview, which were 6 interviews with different managers. There were about 30 candidates total in the pool and more than half of them had relatives working at the company already. I thought it was decent position for a recent college graduate like myself, but the trainee position consisted about a year long, and they put you in any branch they want you to work in after. Overall, it was good interview experience, although the underwriter managers seemed little uptight.
Interview Question – general behavioral questions Answer Question
Underwriting Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Chubb Corp in November 2011.
Interview Details – Three rounds of interview at a nice office in downtown. Friendly and experienced people. Questions like walk through your resume, why you want to work for Chubb etc.
Interview Question – What's your weakness and be creative. Answer Question
Claim Service Center Examiner II Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Chubb Corp in May 2013.
Interview Details – Found the job from indeed. Job description was interesting and applied online. Few weeks later was tele screened with standard behavioral style questions which took about 1/2hr. Few weeks later got a call to set up group interview. Went in and met with 2 managers who seemed to be very matter of fact and not very warm. They stressed on my abilities in regards to multi-tasking and organizational skills. Then into being able to evaluate situations. I could tell they were trying to see if I was a good fit for the position but they came off as cold and uninviting. Well it seemed like one would be the nice one and the other was the serious one. Overall it was an odd experience because I could not get a grasp as to what this job really entails and its responsibilities. Seemed like a one sided interview as they really wanted to "test" me. Never heard back from them but everything happens for a reason as I got a job with a different insurance company.
- Not verbatim: How are you able to organize yourself? How do you prioritize your work? Examples of time management and multi tasking. Answer Question
- Not verbatim: How would you handle a situation where you are being challenged by an insured? How would you enforce policy provisions? Answer Question
- Not verbatim: How do you learn? Can you handle complex situations which involve the ability to rationalize and evaluate situations consistently? How would you determine what questions to ask in an investigation of liability? How would you investigate? Answer Question
- Are you in attending school now? Answer Question
Underwriter Trainee Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Chubb Corp in May 2010.
Interview Details – 1) Applied through their website
2) Received request for initial phone interview
-very generic questions; mainly questions about past experiences and how you think it can be applied in this position; total of about 20 minutes
3) Received request for in-person interviews
-there were 8 other candidates in my pool; we were 1 of a few pools (I don't know exactly how many)
-first interview was with an senior underwriter
-second interview was with HR rep
-total, the entire day took up about 4 hours
4) Received request for 2nd round of in-person interviews
-first interview was with the AVP of commercial underwriting; asked very few questions, didn't even seem interested, talked mostly football (?)
second interview was with VP of commercial underwriting; this interview was odd, she kept bringing up the show "The Office" and how working at Chubb would be nothing like working in "The Office" (thanks, really?)
-Last but not least, IQ test; there were lots of questions, mostly math, no calculators and we only had about 15 minutes, just answer as many as you can (it was difficult)
Interview Question – My college education was bare on the mathematics side so the VP asked me to justify why my education sufficiently displays my mathematical/financial acumen. Answer Question
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Underwriting Trainee Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and interviewed at Chubb Corp.
Interview Details – The come off being very unorganized with the interview process. They called me about two different positions, but didn't set up interviews for either during those calls. Eventually, they contacted me to set up an a phone interview. The interview went smoothly, but never heard from them again after.
Interview Question – No questions stuck out. There were few of them and they were basic. Answer Question
Surety Underwriter Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and interviewed at Chubb Corp.
Interview Details – Had a phone interview, was called in for an in person interview the next day. Had a four round interview, two were with HR and the other two were with managers in surety. I was called the next day to come in the following day to meet with two vice presidents. Heard back over a month later that I did not get the position.
Interview Question – Are you willing to relocate? Answer Question
Undisclosed Interview (Negative Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Chubb Corp in July 2012.
Interview Details – Initially brought in for 1 on 1 interview. Had a follow up 5 person interview and then another visit for a 3 person interview.
Interview Question – None were unexpected or difficult. View Answer
Analyst Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Chubb Corp in June 2012.
Interview Details – I have interviewed last month (June 2012) in Warren, NJ for an analyst position. I've met with 4 different people. First of all, my interview was half an hour later than scheduled. They had me sitting in the lobby waiting. Finally someone came for me and I've met with the first person to interview me. The woman was telling me about the party she just attended for a company instead of describing the position. I felt she lacked direction and didn't want to interview me at all. She brushed me off to the second person pretty quickly. At this point I was ready to tell them I'm no longer interested because I didn't like the way I was treated. It took me an hour to get to the location. I got the same feeling from the other 3 people. They were more interested in offering me the lowest salary possible rather than finding the perfect candidate and explaining the duties of the job. They kept on asking about my current salary range on several occassions and I felt like some of them lacked business intelligence. I didn't like the process. I've accepted another offer with much better company where I was treated professionaly since the initial contact. Chubb interview was such a waste of time.
Interview Question – What's your current salary range? Answer Question
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