Barclays Interview Questions

Updated Sep 27, 2014
Updated Sep 27, 2014
226 Interview Reviews

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    Assistant Vice President IT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    2 Rounds. First contact by HR for screening. HR mentioned the saalry offered and the grade for the position. He mentioned I would be contacted by Hiring manager for a 2nd interview. HR manwger asked generic questions on background and some work scenerio questions. Questions were project and infrastructure associated. I was relocating from alternate city so was asked about time frame for movement and availability.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Took a long time for background verification
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Compliance Professional Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Barclays in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Met with a recruiting company and an interview was scheduled. This was a six month project with the option to renew indefinitely. According to the recruiter, candidates have the opportunity to become employees of Barclays if you succeed. Barclays performs a background check which includes a credit report. I was told that if you have delinquencies on your credit report that the amount should not exceed $4000.

    Interview Questions
    • No questions were asked. The three interviewers just asked me to tell them about myself.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Human Resources Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had 2 interviews - one with the London team on phone and one in person interview in New York. I got the results in 3-4 days and was requested to join as soon as possible.

    Accepted Offer
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    Credit Risk Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Straight forward process. Asked about background and the typical interview questions. Didn't have enough experience in one of the areas they were looking for. So didn't get second round. An hour+ interview with two people.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, was e-mailed for a phone interview. Phone interview was than cancelled. Than got another e-mail for Final Round Interview without doing anything. Weird experience.

    Two 30-minute interviews at office in NYC. Both were half behavioral, with some technical and some questions asking about operations term.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about Dodd Frank and it how affects our business.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    I was selected for an phone interview, after the online application. The phone interview came with two rounds, each one lasted for about 30 mins. The questions were pretty general, such as walk me through your resume, why Barclays

    Interview Questions
    • Maybe it was a phone interview, there was not an expected question.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Investment Banking Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Several events leading up to the interview process, then two rounds of interviews before receiving offer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was not able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Compliance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Submitted an application through the Barclays careers site, and was contacted for a first and final round interview at Barclays. The process took 4 weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • None, really. It was a fit/behavioral interview. There was one question that evaluated your ability to think through a problem that you would address as a compliance analyst. The example I was given centered around how I would go about detecting insider trading.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Summer Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    I applied through campus, and also filled the online forms. After getting shortlisted I had two interviews on campus, one behavioral, other behavioral plus technical. After around 2 weeks I received the rejection email.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions weren't easy and typical like insertion in middle of linked list, then something about merge sort   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    On campus interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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