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PNC Financial Services Group Financial Consultant Interview Questions

Updated Nov 6, 2014
Updated Nov 6, 2014
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Financial Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PNC Financial Services Group.

Interview Details

Received an email stating they would like to set up a phone interview, then had a phone interview several days later. The phone interview is about 20 minutes in length. If you meet the criteria for the position, they will then set up another phone interview with more in depth questions. If you pass that interview, they will then set you up on either a one-on-one or group interview. The group interview is not as bad as you think. They are just looking for how you interact with the people who are going up against you for the position. Having a good personality and being sociable is KEY!!
You want to stand out in the crowd, but not try to seem like you're trying to take over the room. It has been my experience that being respectful, personable, funny and attentive are the best attributes. Discussing all of your accomplishments does not seem to hit very well with the interviewing panel. It makes you look like you are trying to 'look' better than everyone else, when they want you to 'be' better by showing your personality and passion for the position.

Interview Questions
  • Would you rather be a book or an animal? Which one and why?   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
The first offer was very low. I came back with a very high counter offer, so we could meet in the middle. I accomplished getting what I needed/deserved at the time. We went back and forth about 4 times.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Financial Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Brunswick, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Brunswick, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at PNC Financial Services Group in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Group interview

    Interview Questions
    • Many ask this...give an example of a time when you went out of your way for a customer and were commended for it.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sterling, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sterling, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at PNC Financial Services Group in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Helps to have an "in" as there are many applicants. Make yourself different from everyone else, as you will have a group interview. PNC is all about adding value to their clients, and that starts with the client-facing staff, which is the position you're applying for. Uncovering needs, positioning yourself as a financial expert, and offering solutions to those uncovered needs is the name of the game.

    Interview Questions
    • If I met you in an elevator and you had 30 seconds to convince me why I should hire you, what would you say   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Flourtown, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Flourtown, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at PNC Financial Services Group in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview was very easy and laid back. Simple questions regarding previous history and how well my sales skills were. Focused on building revenue for the branch of which you work for and understanding the schedule of which you will work; which has been extended even more than what was promised.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Financial Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wooster, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wooster, OH
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at PNC Financial Services Group in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    non interview, management needs training on interviews

    Interview Questions
    • why not doing complete financial planning, when they new we aren't permitted to do planning and don't have the tools   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Financial Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PNC Financial Services Group in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed by the branch manager and recruiter. They asked numerous in regards to handling clients and how I go about making sales.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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