I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Western Financial Group in April 2010.
Interview Details – The Hiring Process is conducted by the Branch Manager. There is a series of questions that will be asked that will last for about one hour. They will probe into past experience, goals, and aspiritions with your career. They will also ask you to complete an online profile which will indicate your strengths and weaknesses as a candidate, and identify your suitability level for the job.
Interview Question – The hardest question I was asked is what my business plan looks like as i pursue sales and how I strategize for success. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Negotiations were available, but Western was reluctant to improve any terms.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Western Financial Group.
Interview Details – Phone interview with recruiting specialist. Basic verification questions and questions related to relevant experience. Perhaps 20-30 minutes. Followed up with an online behavioral assessment (Omnia) prior to in person interview.
In person interview with one senior leader and recruitment specialist. Standard behavioral interview with focus on prior experience and examples. Offer presented within the week.
Interview Question – Be prepared for drill down questions on your examples. They will be referring to the behavioral interview results and will probe potential weak areas. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Package was comprehensive. Minimal room to negotiate.
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Western Financial Group in August 2010.
Interview Details – Long & drawn out. Had to speak to 3 different people prior to interview. First manager I talked to about schedule an interview had no compassion that I was out of town at a funeral & could not make it for an interview when he wanted. Should have been a red flag! Second interview felt more like an interrogation, than an interview.
Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years & in 10 years View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiations. They offer what they offer and you either except or decline
I applied through other source and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Western Financial Group in May 2013.
Interview Details – Good process in seemed.
Interview Question – Not a lot of questions View Answer
Negotiation Details – Not a lot. Go what I wanted
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Western Financial Group in August 2011.
Interview Details – I was interviewed over the phone by a manager as I was from out of town. Phone interview followed by reference checks and then salary negotiations. Received formal offer 2 weeks after initial call.
Interview Question – There were no difficult questions except maybe talking about areas I needed to improve in. View Answer
Negotiation Details – The company is fair on salary and open to negotiation.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Western Financial Group in June 2010.
Interview Details – Interview was booked with someone very inexperienced clearly using a script. Called me after interview was booked to say that she made a mistake and they weren't doing interviews that day and needed to reschedule.
Was interviewed by Hiring Manager and Sales Manager, Hiring Manager was very unfriendly. Didn't listen to any of my answers and repeated questions that Sales Manager asked. Neither of them asked any questions pertaining to the position or sales. Very unprofessional- in the interview stated that she didn't know when or if they would be hiring anyone and didn't know when she would get back to me regarding the position.
Overall uncaring attitude and lack of professionalism from the people that I encountered who clearly didn't have their **it together made me very confident that I did not want to work there.
Interview Question – Describe your biggest failure Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Western Financial Group in November 2008.
Interview Details – intereviewed with recruiter & business manager
Reason for Declining – not enough money
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