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    Former Employee - Internal Wholesaler in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Internal Wholesaler in Houston, TX

    I worked at Van Kampen Investments full-time (more than 3 years)

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    Pros

    Excellent training program & friendly staff.

    Cons

    Long hours, non stop work

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees to give feedback.

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    Business Process Analyst Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Van Kampen Investments (Oak Brook, IL) in January 2008.

    Interview

    Submitted resume to job posting on their website. Received a call from HR recruiter to set up interviews.

    Week 1: Interviewed with 2 people 1:1 about 45 minutes each
    Next day got a call to come back for round 2
    Week 2: Interviewed with 2 more people 1:1 about 30 mins each, and touched based with hiring boss from round 1 of interviews

    Two days later got a call from HR with verbal offer and some basic screening/background check

    Interview Questions

    • There were no difficult or unexpected interview questions. They just asked me things relevant to my experience and the position.   Answer Question

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Website www.vankampen.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Finance
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year

Fish sticks? Canned beans? Small potatoes for Van Kampen Investments. With around $85 billion in assets under management, the mutual fund and investment advisory firm (which sometimes gets mistaken for food brands Van Camp's and Van de Kamp's) is a major mutual fund manager. A subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, the company offers investment advisory and administrative services. Products include proprietary mutual funds, as well as individual retirement accounts, unit trusts, college savings plans, closed-end funds, and separate accounts. Products are sold through brokerages... More

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