Scotiabank Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2014
Updated Aug 15, 2014
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    Personal Banking Officer Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Scotiabank.

    Interview Details

    first interview, received an unexpected call with no email, asking if I am free for an interview or would like to scheduled call , mostly asked about my background and sales targets and performance in my last positions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Personal Banking Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Scotiabank in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview: it takes about 20 minutes. Ask for some basic questions. The recruiter is from Toronto. Her voice sounds nice and friendly. I still waiting for the feedback from her.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to be a personal banker officer?
      What's your weakness?
      Why choose Scotiabank?
        View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Personal Banking Officer Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and received an email to schedule a phone screening interview with very basic questions such as strengths and weaknesses. Next, a behavioral interview over the phone was scheduled a few days later with questions such as describe a time you had to explain a difficult concept to someone. Then someone else called me a few days later for a panel interview and I am currently waiting for that interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Personal Banking Officer Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Moncton, NB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moncton, NB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Long process, 1st phone interview, aptitude test, second phone interview "situational questions" 3rd interview face to face with a branch manager/ another person. General questions- Then 6 situational questions. Then background check, education check, and reference check

    Interview Questions
    • What would you if someone came for a loan and gave you false information and you could tell it was false? what steps would you take ?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Customer Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank.

    Interview Details

    I was called about a week after sending in my resume. It was by the HR recruiter. I had a series of 4 interviews, 1 was a bilingual test for French and English over the phone, 5 min conversation. the other was an online simulation. I then had an over the phone conversation for about an hour with the recruiter about my experiences and she asked a bunch of difficult scenario questions. My final interview was in person at the call center. It was with two people and not as complicated as the phone interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when I received great customer service.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was none
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Multiple Position In Internal Postings Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Scotiabank in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    80% you will not even called for an interview 20% one interview is more than enough to complete requirements on HR policy level to give the job who has been selected even before the job posted

    Interview Questions
    • No questions was hard because it was all for complete the requirements me and some others we were know who will get the job before we enter the interview room   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 6 people found this helpful  

    Personal Banking Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Scotiabank.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and got a e-mail after 2 weeks to schedule a telephone interview. Three days after the 1st interview I got the 2nd interview. I will have my last face-to-face interview tomorrow. Once you get contacted, the process goes very fast and straight foward. HR person was really friendly.

    Interview Questions
    • lots of behaviour questions from the 2nd phone interviews that were unexpected. Have to give many examples such as tell me a time you got into conflicts and how you resolved? Describe me a time when you need to set up a goal and how did you achieve it? Tell me a time where you spot a problem and what did you do to prevent or stop it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Risk Management Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds of interviews.

    Know how to calculate VaR, know what is going on in the capital market.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions are very straight forward. I found the behavioral questions more challenging, such as handling conflict and deadlines.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Applied through Seneca Co-op program. Phone interview, then in person.

    Interview Questions
    • General questions...strengths weakness, why scotiabank, why CSR   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It last 1 hour with a lot of customer service, accounting, etc

    Accepted Offer

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