Westpac Banking Interview Questions

Updated Jul 1, 2015
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Westpac Banking (Sydney (Australia)).

    Interview

    After initial screening (resume/cover letter check), offered an hour long interview which (stretched to 1.5hrs). Semi-structured with mostly behavioural questions and more in depth questions about experience. Interview was with one person from HR and one manager from business unit applied for. Focus was more on getting to know myself as opposed to knowing more about what I had done.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time where you experienced a challenge and how did you overcome it?   1 Answer
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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Westpac Banking (Perth, Western Australia (Australia)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Aptitude Testing Online
    Video Interview
    Assessment Centre included the following three tasks:
    1. Group Excercise
    2. Individual Interview (Partner)
    3. Individual Presentation

    Found the individual presentation to be the hardest of all three.

    Group exercise & interview were a lot easier.

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    People Connect Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Parramatta (Australia)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Westpac Banking (Parramatta (Australia)).

    Interview

    I found recruiter Holly to be polite efficient and to the point. She asked excellent questions about my experience and made sure I was comfortable with the requirements for the role. I was well prepared for my interview.

    I was informed in a timely manner of the result and was overall a delightful process depute not being given the role.

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    Java Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Westpac Banking (Sydney (Australia)) in October 2014.

    Interview

    I went through consultant. Scheduled an interview very quickly.

    Interviewer came very late.
    He carried a different person's CV for my interview.
    I gave him my CV and my recent award's/recognition letter which he doesn't bother to see.
    Interviewer asked question about integration which i have exhaustive experience in my current job for which i have been recognized in my current org and explained him.

    Interview Questions

    • Interviewer is not prepared or occupied with something else.   Answer Question
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    IT Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Interview

    1. Online application - only had to fill in a standard form and provide transcript plus resume, there were no questions to answer nor was there a need to attach a cover letter
    2. Online assessments - contained the usual numerical, verbal and logical reasoning as well as a behavioural assessment
    3. Video Interview - non behavioural style questions
    4. Assessment Centre - interview, group activity, individual presentation

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    • The interview was fairly relaxed, all behavioural type questions but the individual presentation was quite hard especially with the time constraint   Answer Question
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    Middle Office Ops Analyst (Contract) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Westpac Banking (Singapore (Singapore)).

    Interview

    Got the interview through a recruiter. Went for one on one interview in the late afternoon and was shortly informed by recruiter of another interview the next morning. Got offer 2 days later.

    Interview Questions

    • why this particular role? why is it important and give some examples of things to look out for in the course of work.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Non-negotiable

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    Teller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    do the preparationg as much as possible. it always comes up with the similar questions like why you apply to this role and y you like westpac also arrive a bit earlier than the appoint time, which makes you can calm down before the interview and hopefully get an offer

    Interview Questions

    • roleplay. but you can check on9 how to prepare for this kind of question   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    consider before acceping the offer and ask for the employees benefits

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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Westpac Banking in July 2014.

    Interview

    The process was well facilitated using online interview system after a series of psychometric testing. The interview questions were relatively general. The online interview system did seem to have a few audio issues, however this wasn't too big of an issue.

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Westpac Banking (Sydney (Australia)).

    Interview

    I was approached by the hiring manager, by email, to possibly run project as I had previously taken oberon elf his (floundering) projects and team members had spoken highly of me. I met with him in his office (normal meeting rooms in an operational area) and he explained the role. We discussed the rate and he didn't have any significant questions for me.

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    Negotiation

    I was pushed down on rate

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    Personal Banker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Westpac Banking.

    Interview

    I took my CV directly into the branch then i got my first interview with the branch manager then an personality test then an interview with the regional manger then a whole day trial then waited around three weeks for a contrcat to be drawn

    Interview Questions

    • why would westpac have moved to a saving strategy rather than loaning strategy...namea time you went above and beyond for customer service   1 Answer

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