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Wells Fargo Interview Questions in San Francisco, CA

Updated Jul 26, 2017
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    Technology Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was conducted by a panel of 4 people. It lasted one hour. The atmosphere was friendly. Each asked a question in their turn. It was a mix of management and technical interviewers.

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Business Systems Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Mid April, HR phone screen followed by Manager and 2 reports phone interview (20th or so of April), did well - heard good answer from team, felt good, then within week had second interview scheduled, wasn't as good as first, 2 other business partners, they seemed more trying to get under skin, and I kept calm, but wasn't as good as first interview (end of April). I sent a follow up thank you email within a few days to hiring manager reiterating my interest and fit for position (beginning of May). Heard back immediately that mgr was going to discuss with HR by end of week, (first week in May). Now in first week in June, still show up as Interview in system. I should let it go, but was wondering if anyone may have gotten a job as maybe second backup candidate heading towards 8 weeks, maybe possibly manager pushing into a new quarter for hire, so they have longer to make certain required deadlines for MRAs?? So I am not out totally (it doesn't say Withdrawn or Declined), but obviously at this stage, really cannot expect that will get a greenlight.

    Interview Questions

    • Talk about a time you had a difficult customer, what did you do? Other usual behavioral questions about past roles and how you did a great job.   1 Answer
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    CAO Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Corporate Communications manages external communications, including media and public
    relations. The group also sets internal communication strategy and produces enterprise
    communications. They manage the corporate intranet, email communication and video
    production, including a weekly news broadcast.

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Process was very quick and transparent. Application to phone screen took a week. Phone screen to offer took 3 days. The process included a panel interview, which involved 3 individuals who were very personable and professional. I did not learn a lot about the products I would be working on, for secrecy reasons. I did, however, enjoy it and it was mostly conversational style with a focus on behavioral interviewing techniques. But because the ENTIRE PROCESS AND ALL INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED VIA PHONE and webex-like online chat/video tools, it was a little disorganized.

    Glassdoor forces you to choose a city the interview occurred in. However, the interviewers were in San Francisco but I was in another state. ALL INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED VIA PHONE AND WEBEX. I'm told from others at Wells that this is not uncommon.

    Interview Questions

    • On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 is you're lenient and understanding, 10 is you're demanding and critical), how do you see yourself as a supervisor and why?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you had to bring bad news to your boss. What influenced your actions? Could you have improved your handling of the situation?   Answer Question

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    Business Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR, then joint interview with hiring manager and additional employee on the team. Fairly easy process, but hearing back on the process took more time than it should have.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do I want to work at Wells Fargo in that particular group?   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    The day started with a one-hour writing exam that was a case study. And then a rotation of four interviews either one on one or panel type. The questions were mostly behavior based with some technical (accounting) questions. The questions are a regurgitation of what is already posted on this site. Really go over the basics of accounting.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when your deadline was significantly moved up.   Answer Question
    • If accounts receivable goes up how does this affect cash flow?   Answer Question

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Digital Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA).

    Interview

    There was a total of 3 interviews. The first was with a recruiter over the phone, the second was over the phone with hiring manager and another consultant, the third interview was a face to face with hiring manager, someone in the same role and an individual from the line of business. All questions were situational.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you; disagree with the direction of a project, had to work closely with a difficult personality, had manage multiple high-level project with competing demands, etc etc.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Received call from Hiring Manager with a job offer, the next day the recruiter called and we held salary negotiations and start date decision.

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    FAP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    First a networking event, second a OCR 30 minute interview, third a superday consisting of four 30 minute interviews (1 with analyst, 1 VP, 1 VP, 1 MD) & a 1 one hour case study.

    Interview Questions


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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA) in December 2016.

    Interview

    I submitted my application online and two weeks later I received the response that they would schedule a phone interview with one hiring manager. The interview lasted around 30 minutes, mainly focused on my background, interests and skills. Most questions were standard, but I felt that my answers were not so interesting to the manager.

    Interview Questions


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    Business Systems Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Wells Fargo (San Francisco, CA).

    Interview

    it was no very long. i got direct one one interview call. they were more interested in knowing how i handeled data in prevvious project . they just asked few jira and sql questions .

    Interview Questions

    • what have yo done in previous company?   1 Answer

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