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Director Interview


Interviewed at Scotiabank

Interview Details – Be prepared to meet all people: your manager, your manager-of-manager, your clients, risk people, even some senior management people. Get hired only when Ok'd by everyone.

Need prior experience to get a hire, as the bank wants to bring in knowledge to grow business.

Interview Question – Get pressed by desk head on the question "why do you want to leave your [prior] job"?   Answer Question

Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Director Interview


The process took 4 months - interviewed at Scotiabank in March 2011.

Interview Details – interviews are a formality of the HR process. Once the position is posted, the hiring manager already has a prefered candidate.

Interview Question – why do i want to stay with the bank?   View Answer

Reason for Declining – yes

No Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Director Interview

Toronto, ON (Canada)

The process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank in April 2010.

Interview Details – As usual in scotiabank, I got interviewed twice by a group of directors, and after about 30 days by teh VP of the area. afetr waiting for about 60 days, with weekly calls from HR emphasisng that the hiring process has not been finalized, I received a wierd note from HR stating that the position has been closed and no one was selected to the position.

Interview Questions

  • a wlak through the department's personnel, which gave me a false impression.   Answer Question
  • on my second interview, there were no questions about mny skills or anything of that sort, but teh most wiered question was: do you drink beer.   Answer Question

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