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Ally Financial Interview Questions

Updated Mar 1, 2015
Updated Mar 1, 2015
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  1.  

    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Application Details

    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Ally Financial.

    Interview Details

    I got a call for phone screen then hiring manager screened me asked me my experiences and how I would be a fit for the position. The lady was nice and sounded interested in me.

    Interview Questions
    • What my past experience was. How I felt about my skills and knowledge. It was get to know you questions   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
  2.  

    Summer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Ally Financial in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Summer Intern finalists for the Charlotte office were invited to a Super Intern Day event. Each candidate met with three interviewers from the departments they were most interested in. This event took about 4 hours total.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to talk about a type of bond that I have studied in a finance course.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Detroit, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Detroit, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Ally Financial in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    First i went to job fair at my university that i think was the hardest because you have to make a good impression in a short amount of time they get 100s of resumes. Two weeks after job fair got a call for phone interview which lasted about an hour, they asked why you want to work for this company, and any excel skills i had. Finally i got a call the next day for invitation to Ally super day where i interviewed with four different departments, everyone was really easy to talk to i was nervous but they made it a conversation rather than an interview after the first interview i wasn't nervous at all.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    i did not negotiate they told me how much it paid and i accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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  5.  

    ECommerce Manager Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Ally Financial.

    Interview Details

    Interview by committee. When I was contacted by HR, I had an initial interview with them, that proceeded into a 3 part panel interview with parties from multiple disciplines. This appears to be the style at Ally. Interview by committee. There were not any praticularly hard, unusual, or unexpected questions. It was cordial and comprehensive, ranging from experience to matching corporate culture and styles for a good fit.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    uncomfortable...they asked my starting salary, and later I found out that my peers were brough in, for the same basic job at a higher rate. That was adjusted after 6 months and my bringing that to their attention.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Customer Service Agent Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied online. HR called me a few days later to set up an interview. The interview process was quick with easy typical interview questions. Then I took an assessment test online. After that a drug test. Finally, I went to speak with another manager who told me what I'd be getting paid. I didn't negotiate.
    All in one day.

    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Detroit, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Detroit, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Ally Financial.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call after submitting resume on university site and asked to attend interview day the same week. The interviews were conducted all on one day, consisting of four 30 minute interviews involving managers from different departments. There was an intro meeting that went over company background and other information before the interview. Interview consisted of all behavior questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    N/A
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Summer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Ally Financial.

    Interview Details

    The interviews are conducted in two parts. The first is a phone interview which consists of a couple questions like "Why do you want to work for Ally?" "How did you hear about us?" I was also asked to give three areas of interest. It is good to ask a lot of questions, as the interview takes 5-10 minutes and the rest of the 30 minute timeframe is open ended. From there, if you get a call back, you go to their Super Day which consisted of interviewing for 3 positions. The interviews focussed on their LEAD principles, so I would suggest studying up on those, and how you have applied them in your day to day life/work experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Honestly, I dont remember the most difficult question. For my interviews they were all behavioral/situation questions. I think the one that caught me most off guard was "What are your hobbies/some things you like to do for fun?"   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. It was an accept/decline.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Summer Intern Interview

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

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Ally Financial.

    Interview Details

    Did a phone interview first that lasted less than a half hour, then was called in to the office for a Super Day. Phone interview mostly asked about resume, future plans. Super Day involved getting to know the office and company, plus 3 interviews based on departments I indicated interest in. Interviews were conversational and not stressful.

    Interview Questions
    • When did you work with a difficult team member and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Junior QA Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Ally Financial.

    Interview Details

    You would have a phone interview with the recruiter to see if your a fit for the positions. Then you would have an interview with what ever team you would work for. The team ask a number of questions they thought would help them determine if you would be a great addition to the team.

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't any difficult question. Some of the questions asked were:
      Do you know the difference between white box and black box testing?
      Do you have any coding experience?
      If you were to look at the site what would you test and how would you go about testing it?
      What would a high severity and low severity defect look like and why?
      Describe a challenge you faced and how you overcame the challenge.
      Are you familiar with the QA process?
      Are you familiar with writing defects, logging defects?
      Are you familiar with writing test case plans, test case suites, and test cases?
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was an Internal process; currently worked in anothe department and was offerred another opportunity for a different business lines. Was recommended by Manager and interviewed with Senior Management and the Tech Leads of the hiring dept

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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