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CIBC Interview Questions

Updated Jun 23, 2017
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  1. Helpful (100)  

    Financial Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    First,I had a telephone interview with the hiring manager. I got a call for scheduling face to face interview one week after. I just had the interview today. It was ok. I will get the feedback by next week.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a situation that you involved when you don't have to.   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in November 2016.

    Interview

    3 stage process, with short meeting in first stage and more technical at later stages. Next, was group stages conducted with 3 people originally and then 3 other members joined. Overall, it was a bit intimidating, but also a quick way to meet the team. Also, the interviewers focused less on technical questions for the majority of the time, and went of to test the right fit for a analyst/ sales position.

    Interview Questions

    • Credit analysis related questions, related experiences in real estate lending, understanding of the process, under standing of certain customer's needs and products available   Answer Question

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    Financial Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CIBC (Ottawa, ON (Canada)) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I was interviewed with FSR manager and one senior FSR. The whole interview was comfortable and fast. They were very nice during the interview. Questions including behaviour questions and other specific questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle stress? Tell me about yourself. What do you know about FSR? Tell me about your previous job. How to achieve your sales goal? What is your sales goal exactly? How to handle difficult customer? Any questions for us?   1 Answer

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at CIBC (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Interview process lasted around 30 minutes with General manager and Manager of Customer Service. The interview was easy and interviewers were very friendly. It was mostly the General Manager talking. She also provided potential career path in the bank.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself.
      Why CIBC?
      Have you tried other banks?  
      1 Answer

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    Intermediate Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in November 2016.

    Interview

    A few questions about your past projects and nothing else. It all depends on your past experience not really a coding test. All you need to do is to review what you have done before and how you implemented the features.

    Interview Questions


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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a phone interview which I was very easy and comfortable. Then I got a call for an in-person interview at the branch which went for over an hour for CSR position. Posting all the questions that I remembered. Hope it will help you guys out. Take your time and respond properly. Remember! Confidence is the key.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself ? Why you choose CIBC ? Why not the other Big 4 banks? 3 strengths and weakness? 3,5,7 years goals? Why do you want to achieve those goals?   Answer Question
    • A time when you build a good rapport with the customer right away? How do you approach clients? Besides educating a cutomer what other steps can you take to make the sale ?   Answer Question
    • What is the role of CSR? Why CSR? How can you build Good Client relationship? Why should we hire you, not the other candidate? What challenges will you face if you work here?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you resolved the conflict or a difficult situation? A time you couldn't close the deal/sale? How do you manage important work or multitask?   Answer Question
    • About sales experience? sales target? how did you achieve those targets (several reasons)? How would you build good rapport with clients (several reasons)   Answer Question

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    Technical Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Telephone interview. First is the confirmation of the job content (what might be somewhat different then you would expect), and then they asked the most common question"tell me about yourself" and general questions about your experiences. Two scenario questions about your interpersonal skills, which were easy to answer if you had related experiences. No technical test part.

    Interview Questions


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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4 days. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Phone interview. I was called on phone. The interviewer said an update would be provided in 2 weeks. followed up by phone after. and all I got was 'sorry I was going to call you"

    Interview Questions


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    Coop Test Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CIBC.

    Interview

    Phone interviewed for 30 min. Received invitation to 2nd round interview after a day. Face-to-face interviewed on the next week. Followed up a week after. Received offer on the 3rd week.

    Interview Questions


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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at CIBC (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Referred by friend, submitted resume, had in-person interview with board of managers, had phone interview, received job offer by phone. Then went through extensive domestic and international screenings and background checks which were arranged by an assigned HR rep. After reviewing the offer letter I requested a higher salary since it had not been mentioned until this point in the process. CIBC was firm on its monetary figure and did not budge.


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