SG CIB Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 26, 2014
Updated Mar 26, 2014
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    Technologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at SG CIB.

    Interview Details

    A typical process

    Negotiation Details
    Salary can be neg
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Middle Office Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at SG CIB.

    Interview Details

    Basic behavioural interview. Be ready with lost of examples of how different situations were handled in previous jobs.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Paris (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at SG CIB in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was called by the human ressources. The HR checked my CV and asked about my motivation, what I understood about the position, the responsibilities, checked my personnality. He checked if I could fit in the Investment banking world.
    After this round 1, I had an interview with the operational manager. It was an open exchange where he also checked my background, my knowledge, attitude, if I could handle the task and stress related to the role.
    After this, I had another interview with the N+1, it was more a discussion about my motivation and attitude. Then had another interview with the N+2 which was also about my motivation, who I was and he tested my attitude again and check if I could fit. Lastly, I had to do a test with 140 questions on a computer with a 30 minutes talk to a specialist to check again my psychology.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions about all my failures and how I handled them.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Salary is based on a grid depending on your experience and diplomas. You can still negociate a little bit but I did not.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Trader Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Paris (France)
    Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at SG CIB in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    What is the difference between lib.6M and Lib.3M ? who cost more, a 6MLib Swap or a 3MLib Swap ?

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Paris (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 months - interviewed at SG CIB in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Met with two senior managers both the direct line manager and his superior. Initial meeting with senior manager was an informal lunch meeting, followed by an in-person meeting in his office. Meeting with most senior manager was much more formal. Subsequently met with HR and numerous other examiners. Passed a series of psychometric tests and psychological analysis.

    Interview Questions
    • For a senior hire there were no case questions or tests to be passed.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very difficult, it was take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Pricer Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Tokyo (Japan)
    Anonymous Employee in Tokyo (Japan)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at SG CIB in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Questions about my CV. About the fact that I've never been to Japan. One integral calculation (lim(int(1/(1+x^n),x,0,inf),n,inf))

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Senior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at SG CIB in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Genral question on Trade life cycle and various Operational Process like what is the Process of Exchange based settlement, and cashflows for vanila options. Questions were also related to SDLC and what are the docs prepared by a BA in each phase

    Interview Questions
    • Genral question on Trade life cycle and various Operational Process like what is the Process of Exchange based settlement, and cashflows for vanila options. Questions were also related to SDLC and what are the docs prepared by a BA in each phase   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    2 weeks
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    APPRENTICESHIP INTERVIEW IN Paris
    Met two senior front office professional professional
    2nd round was an HR interview with super tough logic psychometric test + an 1,5hours personality test

    Interview Questions
    • logic psychometric test + an 1,5hours personality test   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Taipei (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at SG CIB in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    cv screening, phone interview, face-to-face interview.
    as for the phone interview, there are standard questions to be expected, so do more research here.

    Interview Questions
    • a time when you felt especially proud of your professionalism   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    VIE Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at SG CIB.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview of about one hour. Then I passed some tests in Paris with an recruitment cabinet: IQ test, reasoning and calculus test, and personality test.
    After that I had an background check with Ubifrance and the FACC (French American chamber of commerce ) of New York, and another phone interviw with the FACC to check my level in English.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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