Northern Trust Interview Questions in Chicago, IL

Updated Feb 25, 2015
Updated Feb 25, 2015
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  1.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Northern Trust.

    Interview Details

    Very fun interview process. I met with two managers and two team leaders, which really gave me a good sense of who I would be working with on a daily basis.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Investment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Northern Trust in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    They start off with a phone interview and then they bring you in for an interview. After that they will follow up with their offer or not. It was kind of frustrating that the recruiter over sold the position.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your knowledge of hedge funds?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Northern Trust in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Asked many behavioral questions and really dug into my past. Great interview process overall, but environment was very stuffy / corporate. No appreciation for creativity or smaller company experience. Provided great feedback regarding my responses, and they were outstanding with answering any questions I had regarding the position, performance metrics, team size, etc.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    US Securities Transaction Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Northern Trust in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Brief phone interview about salary expectations and schedule F2F interview. 2nd Interview with 2 team leaders. Standard interview, behavioral questions, nothing too difficult. Why you want to work for Northern Trust, why are you moving from your current job? Etc.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Northern Trust in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    When I interviewed, I was working in a different city. I had 3 phone interviews, one with the recruiter, one with the team leader and hiring manager, and one with the hiring manager's manager. Basic questions regarding personality, knowledge of industry and computer skills. I didn't hear back for two weeks and was offered the position. No relocation assistance was given to move to a different city. Northern Trust is well known on The Street as being cheap in paying their employees.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations even if you have 2 years of experience. Northern Trust is known on The Street as being cheap when paying their employees. If you are analyst at another investment house, you will make at least 15% more in salary than as a senior analyst at Northern Trust
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Northern Trust in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Received a call for an interview a month after I applied online. Discuss salary w/HR over phone & then had 3 interview. Sent thank you emails along with a follow-up email weeks after the 2nd interview. No response ever received.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing to difficult. Questions were like explain your day-to-day work schedule? Any improvements you made that impact your current position? Do you work well with others...etc?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    GOLD Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northern Trust.

    Interview Details

    Mostly behavioral questions about past experiences.

    Interview Questions
    • Will ask about the different financial records such as balance sheet etc. Will ask for you to break down each.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Started looking to move out of state.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Northern Trust.

    Interview Details

    It was over 7 years ago, so don't remember much

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Second Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Northern Trust.

    Interview Details

    Interview was easy right out of college. They were looking for naive pickings

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Back in 2007, 40K was the standard right out of school with a BS.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Northern Trust in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very relaxed phone interview. Questions very basic. How did you help a past client. How long was the engagement. No technical questions. The interview was several weeks after submitting the application and so it took me a minute to remember the job description I was interviewing for.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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