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Wintrust Financial Interview Questions

Updated Oct 6, 2014
Updated Oct 6, 2014
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Wintrust Financial.

    Interview Details

    Took 2 weeks. Applied, phone interview, came in for an interview with 2 execs. Was offered the job later that week. Wanted to make sure my career goals aligned with the company. Long-term growth. Great building - it's the old Lehman Brothers office.

    Interview Questions
    • Wanted to find a good fit, made sure my skills were on par.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation available with entry-mid level position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Wintrust Financial.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview and one face to face. Quick offer, not much salary negotiation. It was one of the less intensive interview processes I have experienced. The questions were basic, but i feel that i am over qualified fro the position. I would rate it a 7 out of ten.

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    • Where do you wee yourself in the company in 5 years.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation attempted, no success.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Met representatives on campus. Went to info session. Got an on campus interview. Really nice people, but I think they would like to hire people that are familiar with the local area since they are a community bank.

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    No Offer
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    Compliance Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rosemont, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rosemont, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Wintrust Financial in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    1- On the phone, informal interview. Questions about your resume, what your strengths are, and description of the position.
    2- At the offices, First a writing portion, you have to read a short article on real estate and write a summary, most likely to value your attention to detail. Second meeting with CAO, still very informal, resume review basic getting to know each other and the position, no bs what if or situational questions.

    Got hired about a week later! all in all a pretty calm and not too nerve racking interview process. Just them getting to know you and seeing if you would fit their team

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    Negotiation Details
    Little negotiations, they dont budge on salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Administration Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Wintrust Financial.

    Interview Details

    First interview was by phone. Then an in person interview was set up in the suburban office. I was looking for a position in the city but was told all interviews were conducted at the suburban location. Took the interview but during the process was told that the job was atcually in the suburban location. I was disappointed that I was lead to believe the position was in the city when in fact it was not. It was a waste of everyones' time and an expensive commute for me.

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Wintrust Financial in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Simple interview process, interviewed with manager one time.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Wintrust Financial in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had my resume forwarded by an alum, sent it April 6, 2012. Took a month before I received an interview offer. Was invited to their downtown Chicago office. From there, I was taken into a boardroom with several other applicants and was told to fill out a paper application while we waited for our interviews. The paper applications requested general information and for things like education - even high school education. Then on the last page it asked for 3 references. There also several essay questions. Seemed pointless and should have had the candidates fill it out online. The interviews were set up to be in 30 minute intervals, I met with 5 VP's and 1 credit analyst. Interviews were mostly "walk me through your resume" or conversational. Personal relationship building, having some idea about commercial banking and having good questions would be key things to have. A lot of ex-JPM employees work here and they are looking for candidates who will stay long term. The primary location for this position, initially will be in Skokie, IL at their North Shore Bank - with occasional travel to the downtown office. Felt like the interview went pretty well. Did not receive a response till a week later saying they would have their decisions the following week. A week passed and I did not hear back - assuming they just forgot to email my rejection or I am in a secondary candidate pool.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Wintrust Financial in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I have so far only made it to the 1st interview and am waiting to see if I have made it to the second round of interviews. The first round of interviews was extensive, I met with six different people over the course of two hours, switching people every 20 minutes.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barrington, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barrington, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Wintrust Financial in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was hired outside the normal rotational credit analyst program, therefore my interview was very easy and relaxed. Others experienced a more intensive process.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate. Mistake.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Personal Banker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wheaton, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wheaton, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Wintrust Financial in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very personable approach to the interview process. Casual and laid-back. Conversational. They are more interested in your overall presence and conversation skills than personal achievements.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Company not very open to negotiating.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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