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Associate AML Risk Assessment Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in July 2013.
Interview Details – 1 interview consisting of Group Director and 2 VP's. 30 minutes was allocated to the group Director then 40 minutes with each of the leads. After that the offer came in about 24 hours after the interview process. Total onboarding process took less than 2 weeks.
Interview Question – Write a paragraph on Anti-Money Laundering methodology Answer Question
Negotiation Details – 24 hours before the offer was submitted
Executive Office Quality Analyst III Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in July 2011.
Interview Details – You better know someone unless you have a degree. The way to get in is to have a good referral from someone who works there. You will get drug test and background check 1st then a phone interview then an In person. There is sometimes a second interview if they are undecided.
Interview Question – Basic interview questions mostly situational Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not able to negotiate, was a take it or leave it situation
Operations Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 3+ months - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in October 2012.
Interview Details – They get most hires through the internship process. However, be prepared for multiple rounds of interviews (including in person and on the phone, you will speak with people from varying locations) and be prepared to demonstrate past work to show accomplishments. Interviewers are generally very kind, but can be a little intimidating.
Interview Question – What is my value to the world? Answer Question
Investment Banking Associate Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at J.P. Morgan.
Interview Details – Process involves a lot of networking, both with your school's alumni base and with people in the group you're interested in. It is almost impossible to get into the bank if you don't come from a target school or don't find alumni who will push you through.
Interview Question – Variety of technical questions - Walk me through a DCF, Qualities of a good LBO, etc. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Coming through the MBA recruiting process there is very little negotiation. You come in with a class of 60-80 other MBAs all at the same salary/signing bonus/start date
Operations Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan.
Interview Details – *Submitted resume to career center at school
*Received email from JP Morgan (on a Sunday night) informing me that they would like to interview me over the phone on the upcoming Friday
*Interview process was two 30 minute phone interviews back to back with VPs in operations
*Asked standard behavioral questions and if I knew microsoft excel
*1.5 weeks after the interview, received phone call with offer
After accepting offer:
Needed to complete background checks, pass a drug test, and get fingerprinted
Interview Question – *Where do you get your news from
*How competent are you in excel (pivot tables, if statements, macros, working with large datasets)
*What classes have you taken in school; when do you graduate
*Prior work experience; how many hours a week do you work
*How you solved a dilemma when two managers required you to complete conflicting tasks
*Community service; volunteer activities; extra-curricular clubs Answer Question
Relationship Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at J.P. Morgan.
Interview Details – Interviewed with Area Manager, took 3 weeks to hear back. Then had to do a phone interview with Market Manager which was pretty easy. Offer came directly from hiring manager
Interview Question – Everything was pretty standard. As an internal transfer I knew what they wanted to hear Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation - internal transfer so I had to take it or leave it
Senior Loan Processor Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through other source and the process took 6 months - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in April 2012.
Interview Details – Too many hoops to jump through...too many people involved in the hiring process. Dealing with hiring manager/recruiter about issues they had no business being involved in. The hiring manager/recruiter did not know much about the position being interviewed for.
Interview Question – The actual interview was very easy and the manager interviewing me was very pleasant. The interview itself was actually very laid back and not a lot of employment questions were asked. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Non-existent. They made an offer and I counteroffered and they declined.
Vice President - Project Manager Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in February 2012.
Interview Details – If you are new to development this place is great to learn. They have enough money behind them that they aren't as concerned with the little mistakes as they are with keeping the machine moving.There are a lot of software programs specific to Toll that will take time to learn. There are a lot of systems because they are so large, it can get messy with paper work
Interview Question – How old are you? Answer Question
Part Time Teller Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in May 2014.
Interview Details – Online test, then video interview. The online test was basically common sense, and personality test type questions, to make sure you aren't the kind of person that will have a meltdown if asked to make change or deal with a cranky customer. The video interview was basically to save everyone time.
Interview Question – Can't remember. It's a bit unnerving, though I can understand the need for the video interview. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – You need to put an option for...something like, just interviewed, haven't had time for offer...pending, something like that.
Financial Services Advisor Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in February 2013.
Interview Details – -Online Assessment; virtual modules, personality test and customer service
-Get Clearance Over the phone with HR to get an interview
-One to Two interviews; may be with one manager or two
-Easy questions; be honest and consistent
Interview Question – What do you value most in a career?
What are your weaknesses? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Yes you can negotiate pay. Typically you start at 12.99 (USD) with shift differentials depending on what you accept but pay will be based upon your experience and your ability to show your worth.
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