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Bank of the West Interview Questions

Updated Jan 20, 2017
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  1.  

    Corporate Events Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Bank of the West (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Due to my location in DC, I had my interview over the phone with two Marketing team members. The interview took 25 minutes and within the day I had an offer in my mailbox.

    Interview Questions

    • Q. What experience are you looking to obtain by working at Bank of the West?   Answer Question
  2.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Bank of the West (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    First and second round interviews. First interview was more technical and focused on scenario-based questioning. Second round was with more executive management and focused on behavioral questions targeted towards cultural fit.

    Interview Questions

    • What factors would you use to determine whether you would make an A&D loan to a Borrower with limited CRE experience?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bank of the West.

    Interview

    HR contacted me through Monster.com and interview was set up immediately. There were multiple interviews with different levels of management, while the duration of whole interview process was average in length.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your current responsibilities and why are you looking for a change?   Answer Question
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    Financial Services Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Lake Tahoe, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Bank of the West (South Lake Tahoe, CA).

    Interview

    Interviewed with the branch manager, who then sent me to the regional manager, who then gave the final ok after a background check was performed. An HR employee called to offer both the job and the starting pay. The interview process depends on what job one is applying for. Tellers are hired by their direct manager, but a higher graded employee has to go to 2 interviews.

    Interview Questions

  6.  

    Relationship Banker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Marion, IA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Bank of the West (Marion, IA) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Awesome interview! Went in, asked about me and who I was. Talked about the position, and really informed me on the culture of the bank! It was a very open interview and they were super welcoming!

    Interview Questions

  7.  

    Service Banker I Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Bank of the West.

    Interview

    After a couple days I received a call from the Branch manager to set up an interview time. About two weeks after the interview I was offered the position, and started a couple weeks after that.

    Interview Questions

    • What was a situation in which you showed exemplary customer service?   Answer Question
  8.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Ramon, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Bank of the West (San Ramon, CA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Over the phone, then face to cafe on site with panel. It took a while to get the face to face with teh panel set up, which denotes the team is very busy and needs more support.

    Interview Questions

    • My past experience in project management   1 Answer
  9.  

    Branch Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Bank of the West.

    Interview

    Fairly simple. Straight forward questions, behavior related, business and management related. However they talked poorly about the current branch staff! Two person interview, almost a good cop bad cop scenario. Left me wondering what the culture was going to be like.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have problems with letting someone go? Seriously   Answer Question
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    Bank Teller Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Bank of the West.

    Interview

    The interview was easy and very welll communicate. Interview was on-time. It was one on one with supervisor and branch manager interviews. They are friendly. Bank of west makes you feel comfortable.

    Interview Questions

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    Bank Teller Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bank of the West in June 2016.

    Interview

    Applied online on there website, I then receive phone call within a week asking me if I was interested in interviewing for a teller position within the next couple days. I had an interview scheduled by the next business day, the manager was very nice and answered all my questions about the position.

    Interview Questions

    • What motivates you?
      Strongest skill?
      Skill that my manager/supervisor would say I could work on.  
      Answer Question
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