I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in August 2011.
Interview Details – Interview was initiated by human resources. Afterwards, I was interviewed by my direct manager. Interviews with Credit Sufisse will vary greatly due to the fact that it will be your direct manager interviewing you. Mine interview was very simple and just consisted of my manager running through my resume and asking various questions.
Interview Question – I had no difficult or unexpected questions during my interview. Just be prepared to "sell" yourself. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I was not permitted any negotiation. I was informed of my salary and benefits before the interview.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6 days - interviewed at Credit Suisse in May 2009.
Interview Details – has many layers of interviews from various group of expertise such as business and IT manger and SMEs.
Interview Question – what is MTM price? View Answer
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Credit Suisse in November 2012.
Interview Details – Make sure to keep up on current market events.
Interview Question – Nothing out of the ordinary, market based conversations. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Credit Suisse in September 2012.
Interview Details – Had 1 interview with 3 people of the 4 member group. People from the group appeared very nice; long hours, but good atmosphere and rewarding.
Interview Question – Would you be ok working seventy hours a week? View Answer
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in April 2010.
Interview Details – the Interviwer asked me general questions about finance and then I was transferred to the derivatives section where they asked me my knowledge about derivatives and commodities. I was also taken to the technical team where i was supposed to give answers on my project.
Interview Question – what is the difference between futures and forwards?? View Answer
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in December 2009.
Interview Details –
This was a very interesting interview process, I applied online and a week later received a phone call from the HR recruiter wanting to arrange a superday at their New York office. In essence they flew me out to NYC without any phone screening or on campus interview.
The interview was short, two 30 minute two on one interviews.
Interview Question – What stock would you invest in? Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in December 2012.
Interview Details –
First there was shortlisting based upon college grade and skill test
On the day of interview there was a initial screening via group discussion
Then there was two rounds of Interview . On passing both the rounds final offer was given.
Interview Question – They asked about implication of the recent happenings in the financial markets and basics of finance, Nothing too difficult . Answer Question
I applied online and interviewed at Credit Suisse.
Interview Details – I had a phone interview with the Line Manager. After this, I had an interview with people of the team at the office. I was asked to discuss current economic issues like the US debt ceiling and what kind of agreement Republicans and Democrats should reach; austerity measures in Europe and whether Greece should leave or not the Eurozone; China's growth; ...
Interview Question – What kind of investment would you recommend (gold, forex, real estate, ...)? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Credit Suisse in June 2011.
Interview Details –
Interview with pleasant HR person, half in German, half in English.
Interviewed by two managers, just a nice chat and overview of job.
Online tests, fairly easy, if repetitive.
Killer IQ type test, very little time to solve this, beware, may be a ploy to soften wage demands. I did not very well but always scored well on other tests. Snapshotted the screen to peruse at liesure. No one else I know was sure of the answers either. Could also mean all my friends are a bit dumb. Well, one of them is a respected surgeon, so it is a possibility.
Interview Question – The speaking in German was a bit stressful. The usual stuff from HR. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Awkward and like a game of poker. I picked a reasonable salary, about 20k CHF less than I would have liked. I stuck to my guns under pressure but got what I asked for. No backtracking on agreed salary by CS after the interviews, which was good. Lots of other companies try it on these days.
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