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Royal Bank of Scotland Interview Questions in Edinburgh, Scotland

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015
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    Corporate Responsibilty Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    Job advertisement. Invited for curry and interview. They didn't want to take a risk on me as a Politics student even though I got good interview feedback. The process was done in an Indian restaurant and you were given a meal (which was good) but the open environment for conducting interview was intimidating, you knew other candidates were listening to you. Trying to do more on corporate responsibility but not enough. Good business prizes diversity of thought in the long run.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intranet Developer (Placement) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    A CV sent to their representatives and got an interview.

    The interview is pretty simple but includes weird questions like '2 of your employees are in disagreement and you cannot change their mind. What do you do?'. Ridiculous for a student placement.

    90% of the interview is competency based.

    10% is easy web development questions which anyone would be able to do.

    The staff who interview you are unprofessional and give each other glares when you get a question wrong. They don't seem to know much about their field either.

    With this sort of recruitment process, expect to be given easy and boring tasks that don't challenge you. I found this out from a friend who was employed there.

    Interview Questions
    • 2 of your employees are in disagreement and you cannot change their mind. What do you do?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Thoroughly professional and quick process. Usual stages like Online tests, Telephone interview and an assessment centre

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Head of User Experience Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Recommended within the organisation after interviewing for another contract role. 1st stage was a telephone interview, 2nd stage face to face with Senior Manager, 3rd stage was with potential peers and the swiss citizen that I would replace.

    Interview Questions
    • Given that we have a mature process in place do you feel able to support it as is, going forward?   View Answer
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    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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