I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank.
Interview Details – Was contacted by phone the day after applying. Did two phone interviews; one was standard questions, the other was a behavioural interview asking questions about past experiences. The overall process was very quick, and the interviewer was friendly and very helpful to talk to.
Interview Question – Typical behavioural questions. Expect a lot of "describe a time when..." questions. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank in August 2013.
Interview Details – Had four interviews - firstly with two Directors, then a phone interview with someone from HR, followed by an interview by a Vice President and lastly by a Senior Vice President.
Interview Question – No really difficult questions, only the SVP who interviewed me was not an easy person to talk with. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not able to negotiate - I was told it was take it or leave it. As a new migrant, I didn't have a choice, and also didn't know how to interview. Consequently, like most migrants, I am probably paid less than my counterparts who were born in Canada and are Caucasians.
Interviewed at Scotiabank
Interview Details – Two stages of interviews. The first is an HR screening that lasted about 20 minutes and was a basic Q/A in which the HR individual asked me why I was applying for this role, what I found interesting about it, how my past experience relates to it and what my future goals were. The second interview was with the hiring manager as well as the HR manager and lasted about an hour. The HR manager was asking me scripted questions which were personality based while the hiring manager was asking me questions regarding my resume.
Interview Question – Nothing out of the ordinary. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The compensation package was in line with my expectations therefore I did not negotiate. However, I was an internal candidate and moving from a lower salary point to a higher point therefore I had less room for negotiation.n
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Scotiabank.
Interview Details – 1 call, 1 interview with 2 managers, offer
Interview Question – not very difficult. be yourself and you'll find out if the company fits your personality. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Offer and acceptance
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Scotiabank.
Interview Details – Got a interview with branch manager and manager of PBO. They just ask some general questions. The interview is quite easy. You just need to give example for those questions. You should prepare those question before you going for it.
Interview Question – How do you do to handle a difficult clients? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank in June 2013.
Interview Details – Applied online and a few days later got a call from HR and then proceeded to answer some basic questions about my past jobs, skills etc. I was told I would hear in a week if the hiring mgr wished to meet me.
Interview Question – Very basic fill-in-the-blank questions. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Scotiabank in June 2013.
Interview Details – The interview was a question answer, questions were printed out in advance and the interviewer was writing my response below each questions. Some behavior questions were there.
Interview Question – Describe what is "friendly" means. View Answer
Negotiation Details – I have received an email with the offer. I simply set up a meeting where I had to sign the papers. I did not negotiate anything because I was satisfied with the offer to begin with.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Scotiabank.
Interview Details – Will have a telephone interview first, one u passed the interview it will lead u to a face interview with a branch manager. Actually they will give u a pre screen questions to answer, all inter view question ask from there.
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