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No Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2008 – Reviewed Jul 21, 2009
Interview Details – The application process began with an online application that was similar to most other banks. The firm was very quick with its review of my application and cv (24 hrs). I then took an online set of tests, and was invited to a first round interview. There was a slight delay in being able to pick a time slot for the interview, but eventually more times were listed. The interview was by phone, and was entirely competency based questions. My interviewer was very friendly. I advanced past 1st round, after which my application went on to further review but did not progress past this state. I was not notified of why I was rejected.
Interview Question – What was your biggest failure? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Apr 30, 2013
Interview Details – First apply through the online application system, then you will receive link in the email for online aptitude test, after passing the test you will be available to schedule phone interview, the final round of interview is in local assessment center
Interview Question – The fundamental drive of emerging countries View Answer
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Nov 12, 2012
Interview Details – Nothing happened much, everything was done on the phone as I live abroad.Very nice and pleasant, I had a great time discussing markets and economics during half an hour
Interview Question – Not really tricky questions Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Oct 2012 – Reviewed Oct 7, 2012
Interview Details – 1st round telephone interview for a graduate position in GB&M. The interview lasted about 30 minutes and was competency-based only, conducted by a HR. The communication was good and smooth, questions were about motivation, personality (situation based), company values and current news. I got a positive email feedback later that day, and will see if they arrange the AC.
Interview Question –
How do you see the world in 2060?
Who do you look up to? Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) Feb 2012 – Reviewed Feb 25, 2012
Interview Details – 1 motivational and 2 competency based essays. Cover letter included in online app ... Numeracy Test which was relatively simple however phone interview was difficult.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in London, England (UK) Feb 2010 – Reviewed Sep 12, 2011
Interview Details – I applied online, after which I had a phone interview and several online tests. After passing that, I was invited to an assessment day which consisted of a presentation and three different types of interviews, as well as one final logic/mathematical test. The key was understanding the business and job I was applying to.
Interview Question – How many people use the London underground each day? Answer Question
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Feb 2010 – Reviewed Aug 6, 2010
Interview Details – 3 interview with different persons
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