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MAPFRE Insurance
Commercial Lines Underwriter was asked...September 3, 2015

Typical behavior questions - nothing out of the ordinary

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Do not accept the offer. This is a very bad company to work for.

Be prepared with examples. It helps tell a story about your experiences.

Amalgamated Bank

What basic documentation would you request from a loan applicant?

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After composing myself from the professional insult to my formal credit training experience and 30 year banking career, I gave her the answer. This interview was conducted by a hiring manager that had no interest in doing this interview. She displayed no energy for the opportunity to make a hire or for the company itself. No company promotion or attributes were discussed. This interview was conducted in a very unprofessional and condescending manner, I choose to terminate this farce after about 20 minutes when the dog whistle word "fit" entered the dialogue. As I realized that this company as represented by this hiring manager was indeed not a fit in any sense of the word. PAY ATTENTION TO THE OTHER REVIEWS ON THIS COMPANY AND BELIEVE THEM Less


Jobs functions, how long with current employer, why do you want to leave.

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I answer all questions with the truth.

American National Insurance

How do you handle conflict in the work place?

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Attempt to resolve issues peacefully, and avoid escalating the matter. Contact management if necessary. Less


Technical: If you bought a piece of equipment how will that affect the income statement?

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Hint: Depreciation and expenses


Describe three types of inventory and what are strengths/weaknesses for each type?

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Raw materials, work in progress and finished goods


What are you looking for in an employer?

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A sound Company that will provide ungoing job stability and career advancement

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Give an example of how you have handled a situation where you had to deliver a difficult message?

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Well, since I have been employed in various customer service roles for over 10 years now, Less

First Niagara Financial

Standard questions such as "What is your biggest fault / What do you need to improve on?"

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Unico American

What are your aspirations?

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Grow within a company

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