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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Quincy, MA – Reviewed May 6, 2013 New
Interview Details – I was hired eight years ago, and i had to go through a temp agencies before becoming permanent
Interview Question – why should i hire you? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – unfortunately i didn't know i could negotiation, i was young, just out of college
No Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Sep 2012 – Reviewed May 3, 2013
Interview Details – Applied online and got a call back within several days. Had initial phone screening, which consisted of some basic questions. Asked how much I was currently making and was told the Associate I position pays only $32k per year for full time position. Explained to interviewer there was no way I could support myself on such pay. Was told an Associate II pays around $42k with bonus and was encouraged to apply for another role. Got the impression there was high turnover within these types of positions, although some of the roles sounded exciting. Needless to say I decided to stop pursuing any other opportunities with this firm.
Interview Question – Didn't even get to point of interview questions once salary for position was brought up by interviewer. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Mar 2012 – Reviewed Mar 4, 2013
Interview Details – No communication. Very back and forth with too much time in between responses. Asked two months after their initial response back if I could get the internship. Recruiter said sure, offered me an internship the next day. Pretty unprofessional.
Interview Question – Tell me about yourself. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA – Reviewed Feb 27, 2013
Interview Details – Hiring manager was very cocky, it definitely pleasures him to have that power over you, like he has never been on the other side. When receiving a thank you note, he always reads it, but just to find any mistake that would be a sufficient reason not to hire you.
Interview Question – All questions were standard. Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Dec 2009 – Reviewed Feb 27, 2013
Interview Details – contacted by a state street recruiter. came in for one interview. met with 2 colleages and they asked if i could stay and the department head could meet with me. i stayed and was offered the job the next day.
Interview Question – describe your work ethic Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Quincy, MA Feb 2009 – Reviewed Feb 21, 2013
Interview Details – Interviewed with multipe individuals in the department in addition to HR
Interview Question – where do you see yourself in 5 years Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Jan 2013 – Reviewed Jan 27, 2013
Interview Details –
- Basic behavioral phone interview with HR
- Fund Admin hire day consisted of three rounds of interview with three different groups.
Interview Question – No difficult questions, mangers just wanted to see if your experience matches what they were looking for. Just be prepared to talk about your resume. Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Oct 2012 – Reviewed Jan 4, 2013
Interview Details –
First interview on campus completely resume based and behavioral
- Why are you interested in Global Markets?
HR is a complete joke here. Extremely understaffed and the interview process as a result is incredibly slow moving. Was contacted about 2nd round one month after first-- this round is with someone in the group you're interviewing for and is more technical/markets based.
- When have you used quant analysis
Interview Question – see above Answer Question
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Jul 2008 – Reviewed Dec 14, 2012
Interview Details – 3 interviews - group, supervisor,1-on-1
Interview Question – Will you be happy with the less interesting work you'll have to do? View Answer
Reason for Declining – another opportunity
Declined Offer – Interviewed in Boston, MA Aug 2012 – Reviewed Nov 27, 2012
Interview Details – Very tough and strenuous interview, lots of detailed questions regarding my past financial history and ethic.
Interview Question – How many ping pong balls do you believe fit in a 747 airplane? Answer Question
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