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    Senior Financial Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bloomfield, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bloomfield, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Wachovia in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    1] Group reception and one on one short introduction interview at open house
    2] Follow up phone call and scheduled individual interviews one week later
    3] letter in mail

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Personal Banker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Wilmington, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, NC
    Application Details

    The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Wachovia in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    This was a relatively simple process. After the preliminary phone interview and skill testing I was interviewed by two people. The questions to expect were provided ahead of time. The interviewers were very polite and gave me as much time as I needed/wanted to elaborate on answers or examples.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Teller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Orlando, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Application Details

    The process took 1 week - interviewed at Wachovia in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    It was a group interview. We were asked to introduced ourselves and then we heard more about the company and stuff. We also watched a video. Then we were asked 3 questions and went around the room everyone answering the 3 questions. That was pretty much it.

    Interview Questions
    • Why Wachovia/Wells Fargo?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you had to deal with a difficult customer? What was the problem? How did you resolve it and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Mail Room Processer Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Wachovia in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    Tedious, a total of 3 interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Give an example of a time where you were creative to overcome an obstacle?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Wachovia in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Call from recruiter, interview, waiting, call from assistant to set up interview, interview with hiring manager, heard nothing, email from recruiter saying that position had been filled internally.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work in this position?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Wachovia in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    The first interview consisted of a general phone interview for screening. The Manager of the Department called me back and we established a time for a second interview/ On the same day of interviewing with the manager I interviewed with at least 5 members of the team. The next week I interviewed with the Director over the department.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Stuart, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stuart, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Wachovia in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    I first received a call from an HR person who had specific questions regarding my experience. When she was satisfied with those answers she asked if I had time to do the complete phone interview. I said yes. She worked from a script of specific questions with the usual behavioral interview questions: Can you think of a time when: met a goal, solved a problem, etc. She said I would be followed back up to do an in person interview. It was a couple of weeks before I heard back, although she did give me an HR number to follow up with. They said it would be another week or so. Then another HR person called to schedule the meeting and told me where to meet. The interview was with an area manager and a current Store Manager. They again had very specific scenarios to ask me and wrote like crazy keeping notes. You will need very specific situations on meeting goals, $ and how accomplished. They called me in two weeks to advise I did not get the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you had a specific goal, to achieve, what was the $, how did you do it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Teller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Wachovia in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied in the second week of April and received and email for an interview mid-May. The interview was in group format with 2 bank managers, 1 recruiter and 5 candidates.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Wealth Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Wachovia in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initially contacted by internal recruiter. Two hour interview with hiring manager. The normal questions on background and skills. At the end, I was asked to prepare a business plan and submit it to them. Spent some time on the business plan, provided them research and ideas. Didn't hear anything back (not even a comment on the 15 page plan) so followed up with the recruiter. Told me that they are still interviewing candidates and going to keep looking. My guess is that they are looking for a grand slam home run.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Banking Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Wachovia in July 2008.

    Interview Details

    Got through the phone interview and the in-person interview. I thought I did very well on these interviews and was happy to take the next step. Unfortunately, before my final interview, I took an online "Personality Test" and apparently I wasn't compatible with the position I was applying for. The personality test took about one hour and were all "no right or wrong answer" type of questions. I thought it was a complete crock at the time, but in retrospect I love my current job and probably wouldn't have enjoyed sitting in a bank retail branch.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you rather be a miner or a florist?   Answer Question
    • When you are uncertain how to complete a specific task, do you: ask your supervisor, ask a colleague, or try to figure it out on your own?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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