I applied through other source. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Vanguard Investments Australia (Scottsdale, AZ) in November 2007.
Initial screening took place in the form of a one-on-one interview following a career-fair solicitation. Next step was a *detailed* phone interview. Final step was a full-day recruitment event which consisted of presentations by employees, meetings, one on one behavioral interviews, a panel interview, and a luncheon. The day culminated in a group discussion by the applicants. Although it was deceptively casual, everyone you meet is watching you *very* carefully for undesireable traits. Some staff seemed rather unfriendly and elitist, but most were down to earth and professional. Be advised, vanguard wants a LOT of information about its applicants. The usual (cover letters, resumes) as well as college transcripts, high school transcripts, writing samples, references).
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