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Washington Mutual Chairman & CEO JP Morgan Chase James Dimon
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  • Great place

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Washington Mutual full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There was great life work balance

    Cons

    The purchasing of wamu by chase

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

Washington Mutual Interviews

Updated Mar 5, 2015
Updated Mar 5, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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Interview Difficulty

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Seven interviews over the course of one day. Met with hiring manager and various team members and head of group. They did not provide lunch. They did not try to trick you with trick questions. They asked questions that were relevant to the position.

    Interview Questions
    • I was given a quant quiz covering aspects of simulation. I was asked about software I had used in the past.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Washington Mutual Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity, Hispanic Enterprise, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
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Additional Info

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Website www.wamu.com
Headquarters Seattle, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By J.P. Morgan
Founded 1889
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Washington Mutual (WaMu) offers consumer and commercial banking services through about 2,200 bank branches in the West, New York, Connecticut, and major US metropolitan areas. Once one of the largest originators and servicers of residential mortgages in the country, WaMu was brought low by its mortgage operations. The bank exited the subprime business after the 2007 housing bust and subsequent epidemic of loan defaults, but it was too late. In the largest bank collapse in US history, WaMu failed in 2008 and was acquired by JPMorgan Chase for $1.9 billion. When federal... More

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