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Updated Feb 19, 2015
Updated Feb 19, 2015
278 Interview Reviews

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  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    Technical Systems Analyst Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at CIBC in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my college/ university website. Got an interview call after a week. It lasted for 30 mins. Interviewed asked me 3 questions on projects I worked on in the past and few resume questions. We talked about his vacation and what this job is related to and what sort of things cibc is looking for. Its been more than a week but I haven't heard back from them yet. Hopefully, they will reply me soon. I would recommend to apply and see you fit in the company. As they don't expect you to know everything, even if you don't have technical don't worry. They don't care if you know or not

    Interview Questions
    • Interviewer didn't ask difficult questions and was covering up for someone else.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Personal Banking Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    I applied online got a phone interview first which all the questions was very straight forward mostly about weather you are conformable with sales.
    The second interview was face to face many customer and sales focused questions. such as angry customer, above and beyond, how would initiate a sales speech.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me detail about PC financial. Have to research before going to the interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Senior Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    Well for CSR position you needed to submit your job application through CIBC.com. It takes awhile. Than you get a phone interview and than you get a real interview. It can take a few months to get hired if you don't have what they want.

    Negotiation Details
    your needed so please apply
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Financial Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CIBC in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview process involved a role play scenario. Interviewer was highly critical. Interview was great up until the role play was brought into the interview. Hiring process was for the most part painless. You must open an account for payroll. Was charged service charges before first pay. The critic by the interviewer was quite harsh. Role play felt very fake.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Firm offer. No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    The hiring process takes very long and HR doesn't respond. After 1 phone interview and 2 face-to-face interviews, no updates at all. No one replied my emails. I do not know if this just happens to the position I applied or it happens in general

    Interview Questions
    • they didn't do a skill (Excel etc) test on the 1st interview   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was through an agency. It took a long time, expect at least 3 4hours of your time. It was a long time ago so things might have changed.

    Interview Questions
    • I didn't have any unexpected question. There was more quantity than quality - a lot of questions   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Customer Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    two phone calls then follow by two managers. The managers are really nice. Its more like casual convocations. Some repeated questions.a lot of behaviour questions“What have you done to promote great customer service?”.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Financial Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Windsor, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    Applied through the CIBC careers page. Received an email within a day or two regarding phone interview. This email was very professional and it clearly stated when the lady would be calling me and to confirm that the day/time was good.

    The phone interview was easy and personable. The interviewer was "warm" but not phony, asked decent questions regarding my resume and cover letter. Not one question blindsided me. She told me she liked my tone and she liked what I had to say, and stated that she would recommend me for an in-person interview.

    The in-person interview was a mixed bag. Two people interviewed me, one was nice and articulate, the other, a younger fellow was cold, had a snobbish air about him and clearly wasn't interested in me (I felt it right away). The questions were not too difficult, but they were very much all about the same theme "am I really OK to call X number of people a day to score 4 meetings a day"? A question in particular that turned me off from the interview right on the spot was when he asked me what I would do if I didn't meet the quota for the day. Quota? At that point I was merely respectful but made zero effort to impress.

    Didn't get an offer, which I agreed with. I wouldn't have hired me either as per questions making it clear that this was not going to be a good fit for my talents and skills.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you didn't meet the quota for the day? (referring to making sure that I always had at least 4 meetings booked as per the 30-60 calls every day I'd have to make to get my "clients" to come and meet with me so I could sign them up on credit cards, etc.)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    Fairly standard interview process for a bank. Initial interview was by phone with an HR representative. Standard questions: Name your best strength, name one of your weaknesses, etc. Second interview was with the manager who would be overseeing me. Once again, fairly standard. Asked questions pertaining to confidentiality, compliance, and some specifics pertaining to the job. Was asked to speak in french for a portion of the interview as the position was bilingual.

    Interview Questions
    • No questions that were out of the ordinary. Very standard.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  11. 4 people found this helpful  

    Financial Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CIBC.

    Interview Details

    I applied online, got a call for a phone interview and then an in-person interview. The HR manager was very easy-going. the questions were very basic regarding my past work experience and why I was interested in the role.
    Questions like why I quit certain roles from my past work experience?

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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