Thomson Reuters Interview Questions in United Kingdom

Updated Sep 13, 2014
Updated Sep 13, 2014
20 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Client Implementation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    NA - I helped scope out the role so was the ideal candidate. This was after a phase of redundancies where they, again, managed to identify key useful people and then make them redundant.

    Negotiation Details
    Management wanted to bring me from another area of the business on the same pay but I stuck to my guns on salary and got it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Commercial Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I only had the single interview with both my line manager and the sales director. It was pretty simple but pertained specifically to my experience in sales and previous job. Given the area of my work I was questioned a fair amount about sport.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Technical Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 months - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online . The online application includes questionnaire and education details. Next step wasTelephone HR interview with questions like what do you know about TR? Why you want to work for us? and what are your strengths and weakness. After two weeks got invite to attend the assessment centre. In assessment centre gave a short presentation on a topic that was given prior, a group activity exercise and 1:1 technical interview with the manager.

    Interview Questions
    • what is the latest technology that impacts TR business   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Went through 5 interviews over 2 sessions. Questions mostly about experience and sales performance.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Graduate Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Thomson Reuters.

    Interview Details

    1. Online Application 2. Online Tests 3.Business Assignment 4.Phone Interview 5. Assessment Centre

    Interview Questions
    • No unexpected Questions. However, you had to perform a Sales Pitch and negotiate a deal with a dissatisfied customer. The latter was difficult for most people I discussed with.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied at TR in late December 2013, received an email that said I would have had an telephone interview after one week. Questions were basically motivational / competency based (CV, team work, customer service, problem solving). The positive response happened actually a bit later than 2 weeks. Received a mail that sent me at the Assessment Centre in Canary Wharf in one week.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Westlaw Student Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview was conducted in a good professional manner. The manager was extremely friendly and the questions asked were relating to my present experience and what I have done in the past years. There were questions asked how I could improve student experiences by using the database.

    Interview Questions
    • I felt that I was good at all the questions without any difficulty.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Good.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Client Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  City of London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in City of London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    They will interview at all times even when no positions available - always looking for 'talent' and prone to making mistakes by hiring 'ex-markets' people with no real ability to do the job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Slow & drawn out - initial offer was a pittance.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Finance Graduate Scheme Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 7 weeks - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    First stage was an online application - cover letter and CV. Prompt personal response via email asking me to take part in a telephone interview the next week.

    Telephone interview - interview consisted of your knowledge of the company, what they do, who are their customers and challenges that they face. There are also questions giving you the chance to demonstrate your personality such as walk me through your CV and what are you extra curricular activities. Interview lasted about 30 minutes including a chance at the end to ask the interviewer questions about the role and company. Again there was a prompt response in notifying me that I was successful and through to the assessment centre which would happen a month later at their offices in Canary Wharf. A few weeks later we were emailed documents telling us about what the assessment centre would consist of and a presentation that I had to prepare in advance.

    All day assessment centre which started off with an Ice breaker session in the morning
    2:1 interview which lasted about 45-50 minutes - Interview was again competency based, mainly asking situation questions such as what did you do to improve when you had a communication failure and a lot of questions about teamwork and what part you play in a team, what you do in a situation when priorities change etc.
    Next a presentation to a panel of 4 people - given 10 minutes to give present on a topic had been given 2 weeks prior. There was then a chance for the panel to ask further questions on what you had learnt about the company.
    shl verbal and numerical reasoning tests - lasted about 20 minutes each. Break - next there was a chance to talk to people from the F&R division over lunch while also preparing for the group task in the afternoon.
    Group activity- after lunch were split into groups of about 4. We had 1 hour to make a presentation which was about a new game we would bring to the market, we were given instructions and full briefing of this at the start of the day, To be discussed were issues such as name, how it would be marketed, start up costs etc. We then delivered the presentation and answered follow up questions from a panel of about 10 assessors who were present in the room for the entire activity.
    The day was very well organised and enjoyable and all throughout the day there were plenty of people from the company around who were involved in the assessment day as assessors who you could chat to and find out more about TR and the role. Very prompt response again in receiving a call to be offered the job a few days later. In all it I had a positive experience throughout the recruitment process.

    Interview Questions
    • - What risks/challenges does TR face?
      - What are strengths and weaknesses of a global company like TR?
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Senior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Thomson Reuters in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview consisted of initial phone interview, face-to-face going over my CV and secondary face-to-face with hiring mangers manager.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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