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Barclays Spring Week Interview Questions

Interviews at Barclays

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Spring Week Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Barclays in February 2014.

Interview

Online

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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Coventry, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Barclays (Coventry, England (UK)) in January 2016.

    Interview

    12 strength-based questions, 15 seconds to think, 2 mins to record. what are the three things on the global agenda? how would they affect Barclays? if a client requests you to do sth that you consider as unethical, what would you do? if you failed an important deadline, how would you feel? what would you do? how do you ensure that you learn quickly when you encounter new situations?

    Interview Questions


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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Barclays in December 2013.

    Interview

    Applied early, had a numerical, verbal and non-verbal test. Then had to wait for 2 months before I was invited to a telephone interview. There was no further communication from when I did the tests till I received interview invite. Was able to book the interview time online, and then was called by a HR person at the exact time the interview was booked for.

    Interview Questions

    • Why finance- I was expecting why banking, so the answer I had prepared was not as relevant.   Answer Question
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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Barclays in February 2015.

    Interview

    1. Three questions two answer on the online applicaton form (Why this industry and Barclays? Describe Barclays values. Describe an event or a trend that is going to affect the banking industry)
    2. Online tests (numerical, logical, judgemental)
    3. First round Interview (competency based with HR representative)
    4. Second round nterview (again competency with HR representative specific of a particular division)
    5. Offer!

    Interview Questions

    • If a client asked you to behave unethically, what would you do?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time in which you had to present data and how you managed to do that.   Answer Question

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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Barclays (London, England (UK)) in December 2017.

    Interview

    CV was required on the application. The application also asked for grades achieved and personal information and then I received and email inviting me to an online interview. The interview only took about 25 minutes and consisted of sections of video interview, a written section and a multiple choice section.

    Interview Questions


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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Barclays (London, England (UK)) in December 2017.

    Interview

    Video Interview, approximately 35 minutes. Few situation judgment test questions, few competency questions about how you would behave in a given situation and write one letter to your colleague.

    Interview Questions


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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Barclays (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    Applied online. Process took 1 month. A video interview consisting of 3 parts. 1) Strength based questions 2) Writing 3) MCQ on business values. Final round interviews for their Summer Analyst Positions are done on the last day of the Spring Week.

    Interview Questions

    • Write an email to an executive you met at a networking event to follow up on your conversation. (1-2 minute time limit)   Answer Question

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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Barclays (London, England (UK)) in December 2017.

    Interview

    After applying online, I got invited to an online interview containing free-response questions and multiple-choice questions. The questions are general and straight forward . Thereafter an email asking for division of preference.

    Interview Questions

    • Write an email to an executive you met at a networking event to follow up on your conversation.   1 Answer
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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Barclays in March 2019.

    Interview

    Applied online and then got an email telling me to complete a video interview a few hours later. The interview consisted of 12 questions, some of which asked you how you would respond in a particular situation, one asked you to write a letter to a senior employee who you networked with and the others asked about motivations. Haven't heard back yet

    Interview Questions


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    Spring Week Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Barclays (London, England (UK)) in November 2018.

    Interview

    I applied online initially (sending through my CV and cover letter, although the cover letter is optional), and then I was sent a link to a HireVue video interview, which included competency questions, multiple-choice questions and then a typed-out letter.

    Interview Questions

    • How would your parents describe you?   1 Answer
    • Why are you attending the Barclays Spring Week?   1 Answer
    • What does collaboration mean to you?   1 Answer

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