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MF Global Interview Questions

Interviews at MF Global

15 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at MF Global (New York, NY) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Small professional team, Asked good questions and from each interviewer about their area of expertise, job description clear, Very slow on follow-up and decision-making

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at MF Global (New York, NY) in November 2010.

    Interview

    I got the job thru an employee referral, so the interview process was simplified.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    took a day to append details in the contract

  3.  

    Vice President Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at MF Global (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Met with my boss, my boss' boss and people in other departments. They asked pretty generic questions to get to know you,, how you fit in, and work experience.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked questions about work experience, why I was leaving my former job, and knowledge of industry   Answer Question

  4.  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    Good interviewing experience

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Account Executive Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at MF Global (Chicago, IL) in July 2009.

    Interview

    One on one interview, sales experience and people skills talked about, being comfortable on the phones, cold calling, ability to work on a base plus commission. Series 3 needed for job, if the individual doesn't have it at the time when hired, you need to obtain within first couple months. Also, have to do a 10 year background check (FBI), this took the longest to do.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you comfortable on the phones?   1 Answer
    • Are you willing to work on commission besides your small base?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation in the salary because most of your money is made on commission for sales and opening new accounts.


  6.  

    Seiries III Broker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at MF Global (Chicago, IL) in February 2010.

    Interview

    The hiring process was simple and straightforward. I was brought on as a broker and equity raiser. I met which my soon to be manager and then followed up with upper management. The interview consisted as to why I want to be there and my contribution. All said and done, an easy process

    Interview Questions

    • How are you going to raise money in this difficult climate? It was in a recession.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation, take it or leave it.


  7.  

    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at MF Global in November 2010.

    Interview

    Basic telephonic interview by recruitment/HR administrator confirming basic education and experience details.
    1:1 interview with country office head/general manager followed by long telephonic interview with key personnel in group finance.

    Lastly, a background/reference check done by recruitment/HR administrator from previous employers.

    Interview Questions

    • Pls. justify yourself as best fit for this senior level role?   Answer Question
  8.  

    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at MF Global (Mumbai (India)) in January 2010.

    Interview

    Haphazard planning. Surprised by the average quality of managers.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Not impressed with firm.


  9.  

    FX Trader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 9+ months. I interviewed at MF Global (Singapore (Singapore)) in September 2011.

    Interview

    Lengthy,incomplete and time wasting.I was recommended by recruiter,the hirer who was to be my superior was highly impressed with me.Kept calling back and checking in every few months,eventually told them either hire me or forget about me 9 months later. They hired me.


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    Dealer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at MF Global in September 2009.

    Interview

    simple interview to briefly know about personal profile

    Interview Questions


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