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Updated Dec 11, 2014
Updated Dec 11, 2014
113 Interview Reviews

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    General Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One First Round Interview. Very good and smooth process. Nothing unexpected. They really just wanted to make sure you were articulate and to assess that you are a good fit.

    Interview Questions
    • No unexpected question. The entire interview was behavioral and very smooth. You have to know your resume very well and be able to talk about everything that you put on it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Financial Analyst Interview

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    Interview Details

    Everyone was very nice at Moody's and at the end of the day they just wanted to have a conversation with you. It was a 2 round interview process, and they always communicated exactly what the interview process would be like at every stage. All in all, it was a lot of fun and the culture of the company seems great.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Moody's.

    Interview Details

    Submitted my resume and was contacted by recruiter for an interview a couple of weeks later. Scheduled an interview with the Managing Director of the Sovereign group and an Associate Analyst. Interviewers did not call the number that I said I could be reached at, so it was a little uncoordinated. But after technical difficulties were sorted out, the interviewers were very professional and asked mostly about my resume and the my interest in international markets.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    All Interview

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    Interview Details

    The Moody's company is looking for the best and the brightest. Phone Interview with Human Resource, interviewers can be from five or more depending on the job title or department.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Associate Analyst III Interview

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

    interviewed at Moody's in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got the interview from campus recruiting. Most were normal questions.
    1. Introduce yourself
    2. Why finance
    3. Quantitative skills and qualitative skills
    4. What to bring to Moody's
    5. Behavioral questions

    I didn't process to the Super Day. Decision was made in one week.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Analyst III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Moody's.

    Interview Details

    1- Tests and interview with a senior associatte. Just went over resume and was asked to explain a few ratios.
    2- Second round. MD + VP interviews, again just over resume. Asked why I would make a good fit. Then HHRR behavioural interview.

    The whole process was in english, so if you're not comfortable with it just don't go. Better candidates where thrown away just because they had a not completely fluent english.

    Interview Questions
    • Written test is difficult due to lack of time, math test the same and financial test is all about cash flows. Either you know it or you don't.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negociation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Recruiter Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Moody's in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applying to the position wasn't difficult, the application process was pretty standard. The hiring manager reached out to me directly for the first phone screen. They were very straightforward and clear about what they were looking for and that is always exciting for a candidate. The in person interview was okay; although the interviewers were late. The interview schedule was not clear. After my interview, the hiring manager asked me to call them back and share my experience. I left them messages and emails but never heard back from anybody from the team. I am not sure where the disconnect was, given that the HR team seemed pretty professional, but I am yet to hear from them. Disappointing!

    Interview Questions
    • Something around supporting the businesses without specific tools around HR.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Analyst III Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Moody's in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed by a call in for a superday. Super day consisted of several 2 on 1 interviews, mostly fit questions. Some technical questions, some basic math skills. Seemed like for the most part they wanted to discern whether you were of average intelligence, and whether you would be a good fit. From what I've heard from others, if you have a technical/quant background, they will ask more tech/quant questions. Otherwise they just want to see whether you would be able to pick that stuff up on the job. Few weeks later I heard back and accepted.

    Interview Questions
    • What happens to LTV when home prices increase?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate. Candidates with >1 year of experience might feel more comfortable/compelled to do so.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    AVP-Development Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Moody's in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Telephonic screening and two face to face rounds. After clearing the telephone screen I was asked for a face to face with 5 technical AVP's. Clearing that round I was requested again to again meet with the senior management. 2 Senior VP, 1 VP and then the MD.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Risk Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Moody's in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied on website. Got the phone interview one week later. It was quite intensive, we covered math, statistics, MS simulation and coding areas. Unfortunately I did not get it in the last because I answered 2 coding questions wrongly.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

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