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Svenska Handelsbanken Interview Questions

Interviews at Svenska Handelsbanken

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    Java Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    some telephone calls to set up the day and time
    followed by different suggest dates for meeting one two people of the team
    this was phase quite confortable
    The interview is very difficoult as it is mostly oriented
    - to scan your social skills
    - check that you are a perfect match for an environment where you are required to change focus abd context many times under your daiky work

    Interview Questions

    • Are you at ease with the Jva, JSP stack   1 Answer
    • Are you able to change focus and context many times under your daily work?
      This is important as they work with continuosly changing context   1 Answer
    • Do you use open source ?
      Do you 'make' opensource?   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (1)  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leeds, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (Leeds, England (UK)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Had a successful phone interview and was invited to an assessment centre in Leeds. The assessment day consisted of an interview, two group exercises, an in-tray exercise and a numerical reasoning test. The staff were extremely friendly and made you feel very comfortable given the situation. The bank has a large focus on the long-term and has a very interesting culture and organisational structure.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (London, England (UK)) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Assessment day of group exercises and personality tests all very relaxed and overall a pleasant experience. All staff were very friendly in their head office and adequately described the job role and selection process

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years time   1 Answer

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Birmingham, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (Birmingham, England (UK)) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Interview process was relaxed. Asked quite simple competency based questions and the reason for my interest to work at Handelsbanken. Prior the interview I had to complete a group exercise and a presentation. The process also entailed a in-tray exercise.

    Interview Questions


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    Intern Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (Manchester, England (UK)) in December 2014.

    Interview

    First there was a presentation to A teacher that had connections with the bank, then i was invited for an assessment. We have done a group task based on what Handelsbanken is, how it functions and its values. We have written a letter dealing with a complaint on a laptop. We had a one to one interview in the centre.

    Interview Questions


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    Administrative Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    I had 2 interviews with the country head. First to get match skills and requirements. Second to negotiate salary and benefits. I did not go further because of salary. The country head asked headquarters for salary increasement and them came back to me with a better offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Accounting knowledge, legal knowledge, finance background.   1 Answer

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken.

    Interview

    I submitted a CV and cover letter, which I sent via email.
    After they had reviewed my CV, the next phase was a phone interview.
    Was then invited to an assessment day at the regional head office.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (Manchester, England (UK)) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Went for an interview 10 months ago and I was never given a feedback till today. Very unprofessional being treated like a nobody the fact that i came to the interview I think they should respect me enough to at least give me a feedback!!

    Interview Questions


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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (Copenhagen (Denmark)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Assesment day with group exercises such as case, associations, roleplays and then a quick interview. second round was a longer interview with HR plus some personality tests. Very professional and very easy. They seemed to put a lot more weight on the personlity aspect of the candidate rather than IQ, tests, numerical abilities and all that stuff that banks usually do.

    Interview Questions

    • Just all the normal behavioral interview questions. How i would act in different situations. Strength weaknesses and all that stuff.   Answer Question

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    Product Controller Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken (London, England (UK)) in June 2011.

    Interview

    2 stage process where it was informative about the role. Went through my CV and then common competency questions. Had to also take a short 30mins test on financial products (Not to difficult if you want a career in capital markets)

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about Handelsbanken?
      Why this role and tell me how you got to where you are in your career?   1 Answer

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