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Phillip Securities Interview Questions

Updated Oct 25, 2018
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  1. Helpful (10)  

    Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Phillip Securities (Singapore (Singapore)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    One round interview. The interview process for this firm is fairly short. They also arrived at their decision within a mere week. The interview is conducted by the hiring manager. First impression matters. Do take the initiative to talk more as the interviewer would not prompt you to say much.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you apply for this place even when the salary is so low? Would you stay long in such an environment?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about what you know about equities, brokerage and the general business? What do you think is the value that you can bring to the table?   Answer Question
    • Have you read an equity report before? Can you tell me what are the element of an equity report? If you were to pitch a stock to potential client, can you demonstrate using an example?   Answer Question

  2.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Phillip Securities in August 2015.

    Interview

    Two phone interview with Department head and MD before a final face-to-face interview.
    Phone interview was lengthy and cover broad base market knowledge. Face-to-face interview was more technical. Question posed was relative easy for candidate with industry experience, but may challenge fresh graduates.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your understanding of current market environment and what does the company need to do to improve?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Phillip Securities in July 2011.

    Interview

    Submit CV to the interviewer. A 30 minute long 1:1 interview, some very basic and personal skills questions with regards to personality and technical skills in the field.

    Interview Questions


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    Marketing Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Phillip Securities in January 2008.

    Interview

    Called up for interview. Had a casual chat with the Head of Department. Sign Contract within a week. One important criteria, do not ask for pay above SGD2500. Your past work experience does not matter unless you are going for very senior positions. Just show that you are a comfortable relaxed person to work with.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Do not negotiate for high pay.


  5.  

    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Phillip Securities in March 2014.

    Interview

    open position: manual tester & automation tester
    Agency contact through phone and arrange interview scheudle. on site interviews: 1 st round Technical interview 2nd round personality. interview question difficulity : average.


  6. Helpful (2)  

    Senior Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Phillip Securities.

    Interview

    1 to 2 rounds of interviews

    Interview Questions


  7.  

    Assistant Finance Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Phillip Securities.

    Interview

    First round with hiring manager and HR and 2nd round with executive director. There was also an personality questionnaire to ensure that you are the right fit for the organisation.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

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

    Application

    The process took a week. I interviewed at Phillip Securities (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    First round interview - done a personality test, and interviewers focus more on scenario questions and past experience. Quite aggressive, to see if you can withstand the pressure. Really be prepared with lots of past work experience examples on how to deal with various scenarios

    Interview Questions


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    Finance Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Phillip Securities (Singapore (Singapore)) in June 2017.

    Interview

    It was a bit disappointing. I was kept waiting for very long, and at the last moment the interviewer changed. There was a short test before the interview commenced.The questions were very technical in nature, and not suitable for any fresh grads.

    Interview Questions

    • What should the debit and credit entry be for this occurance?   Answer Question

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    Investment Consultant Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Phillip Securities (Singapore (Singapore)) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Referred by my friend, well-prepared and good interview experience.
    Standard Interview questions.
    Tell me about yourself.
    Why do you want to join our company?
    How do you understand this position?
    What are your strengths?
    Do you have any questions to ask me?
    What is your five-years plan?

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths to suit this position?   1 Answer

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