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Declined Offer – Interviewed in Toronto, ON (Canada) Mar 2010 – Reviewed Apr 7, 2013
Interview Details – Contacted for an interview to be held a week later. It was a friendly panel interview which led to a second interview a week after that. Part of the second interview was conducted in Spanish.
Interview Question – If you could have your dream job (and it would not impact you getting this job or not), what would it be? View Answer
Reason for Declining – I got a better job offer from another part of Scotia.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Sep 23, 2012
Interview Details –
First Round on Campus and Second Round (7+ interviews) at offices. On-site interviews were quite 30 minutes each and took 3.5 hours in total.
The questions I remember were. What are the different ways you can value a company and which valuation methods give the highest value? How would you value a company through an LBO transaction (LBO gives the highest valuation of all the methods.)? What do you do outside of work in your free time?
Interview Question – Why are you interested in us as opposed to other banks? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The salaries at the lowest level are relatively set in stone.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Toronto, ON (Canada) – Reviewed Sep 13, 2012
Interview Details – I had 2 interviews. One with HR rep, phone interview, the other with supervisor and manager. The questions were standard, similar to what you can find on the Internet.
Negotiation Details – I filed up application with my expected base salary and after I got a job they sand me a letter offering slightly higher then what I initially requested.
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Jan 2011 – Reviewed Jan 19, 2012
Interview Details – Mostly asked fit questions and some basic financial statement analysis questions.
Interview Question – How would a 10% increase in depreciation affect the financial statements of a business? View Answer
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