Edward Jones Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) Interview Questions

Updated Jul 27, 2014
Updated Jul 27, 2014
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Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fort Collins, CO
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Collins, CO
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interviewed at Edward Jones in July 2014.

Interview Details

Very detailed and thorough. Edward Jones seems to be very selective and has a very good idea of the candidates they are looking for. The hiring process is very lengthy, but there is someone that you keep in touch with and he or she will keep you updated along the way. Excellent communication throughout the process.

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No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Edward Jones.

    Interview Details

    All in all, you will complete a 10-step interview process. First you will submit your resume and application, then you will be invited to apply further, answer some pre-interview questions, phone interview, in-person interview (step I just currently passed), survey and business plan, phone interview, and then day in the life assessment.

    Interview Questions
    • I didn't find the interview questions to be difficult, just be sure to be prepared about specific examples...Situation, Action, Result are the types of responses they are looking for.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Edward Jones in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    You go through an initial phone interview with a regular HR person. Then you have another phone interview with an FA recruiter HR person. After then they will schedule a face to face interview with a high level FA in the area around you, to see if you have what it takes. Finally when you pass that, they will send you a sample marketing packet. You will have to create a mock business plan ( I suggest becoming friends with a local EDJ FA for help), and participate in their business building activity. Which is going door to door asking people to do a business survey with you. They do this to see if you are comfortable going door to door to build your business.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions are pretty basic. One that threw me off was. If someone at the door asked you what a hot stock was, what would you say?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations, salary is set.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Edward Jones.

    Interview Details

    To long of a process,

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Very pushy to accept offer

    Declined Offer
    Difficult Interview

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