I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo.
Interview Details – phone meeting, then group meeting with recruiter, then personal meeting with the district manager, who was very difficult, then back to recruiter, then met with store manager. Wachovia, Wells Fargo calls their branches stores.
Interview Question – Be aware of the method, I believe it was called STAR, Situation, Tactic, Action, Result, and be prepared to have lots of good stories available about your past situations. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Very little negotiation, as I was entering a new career.
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo in November 2013.
Interview Details – I was an internal candidate for this position and so the interview experience was very lax, as the interview was a formality and my boss had already promised me the position.
Negotiation Details – I did not try to negotiate on salary because I got more than I expected and I knew that I would be leaving the job in a few months anyway.
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Wells Fargo.
Interview Details – Phone interviews, 1 on 1 interviews and group interview
Interview Question – Tell me about a difficult to handle customer and what you did to correct the customer's behavior. View Answer
Reason for Declining – This company truly believes that you should work harder for less pay. They are not looking at you as a professional in the banking industry, they are looking at you as a retail worker that should offer fries with that happy meal.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Wells Fargo in October 2013.
Interview Details – I was laid off from the company and told that hiring managers internally would be giving strong consideration to displaced team members. I applied for this position and received a call from a recruiter about a week later. He asked a few sales based questions like "tell me about a time when you had to convince someone to do something that they were not on board with," and "how do you handle rejection?". At the end of the call he scheduled me for a panel interview for the following morning. There were 8 of us in the room and we were interviewed by 2 hiring managers. They asked 3 behavioral questions as follows. 1. Talk about a time when you went over and above to please a customer. 2. Tell us about a time when you used leadership to mentor others. 3. You are short of your goal 2 weeks into the month. What would you do to ensure that you meet goal within the following 2 weeks."
Interview Question – All three questions are listed above and none of them were unexpected or difficult knowing that it was an interview for a sales position in the retail banking arena Answer Question
I applied online and interviewed at Wells Fargo.
Interview Details – Applied online and a recruiter contacted me to goto a group interview then a week later, another group interview with the district managers.
Interview Question – Name one situation where you have exceed the expectation with your customer service skill. Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Wells Fargo in October 2013.
Interview Details – took close to 2 months, no hard questions. Very customer service and numbers oriented company.
Interview Question – no difficult questions, hiring managers and recruiters were very interested in previous sales experience. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – no negotiation
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo in October 2013.
Interview Details – First you get a phone interview with an HR representative where they ask you a lot of general and situational questions about how you can handle certain situations. Once you pass the initial phone interview, you are referred to a manager for a face to face interview. During this interview, they ask a lot of similar questions but more so to get a feel for who you are and how you carry yourself. If you pass the interview than you are brought in for a background check and drug test.
Interview Question – If you have a coworker you are unable to get along with, how do you handle this situation? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Wells Fargo.
Interview Details – Group interview format. Was with three other applicants and two recruiters. Interview was pretty simple. We watched a corporate video describing the position, and went around the table answering some basic questions. It seemed that the recruiter was not terribly engaged in the process.
Interview Question – Describe a time you offered excellent customer service. Answer Question
I applied online - interviewed at Wells Fargo in September 2013.
Interview Details – applied online and was called for an interview at the local branch. The interview was with the branch manager and lasted about 45 min. I was told I will get a call back regardless whether I am proceeding to the next level (interview with district manager) or not. However, no one called. Rather, in two weeks I received a generic email I was not selected to proceed
Interview Question – How much do I make at my current position ( I thought it was unexpected and somewhat inappropriate as I was interviewing internally) Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Wells Fargo in September 2013.
Interview Details – Took me 3 days to get offered. There is a super high turnover in our area and so as long as you have strong sales and customer service experience you will be great for this position and any other Wells retail opening.
Interview Question – Tell them about a time that you had a particularly high goal to meet and how did you plan/prioritize in order to achieve it. Give your strategy. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I negotiated my hourly to a dollar more. They accepted.
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