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# Vice President Interview Questions in New York, NY

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### Vice President, Associate Creative Director at McCann Erickson was asked...

Mar 11, 2015
 What do you like about managing a team?1 AnswerI like to help creatives get to the next level in the same way my mentors helped me.

### Assistant Vice President at Barclays was asked...

Oct 24, 2010
 There are 9 balls one of which is lighter than the others. How would you find the lighter ball in 2 tries5 AnswersDivide the ball into groups of 3http://brainteaserbible.com/snooker-balls-weighing-scalesRoll them and see which ones rolls the furthestShow More Responseshint. group balls in groups of 6, 2, and 1 .#1: Place on a balance scales 2 groups of 3 balls. If they weigh the same then the lighter ball is in the remaining group of 3, otherwise it is in the lighter group on the scales. #2: With the group that contains the lighter ball, place 2 of the balls on the scales. If they weigh the same then the remaining ball is the lighter one otherwise it is the lighter ball that is on the scales.

### Investment Banking Vice President at Goldman Sachs was asked...

Feb 2, 2012
 If you had 5 red balls that contained 4 red balls and those red balls contained the original 5 red balls, then how many sets of sets of balls would I take to have a double set of red balls of varying sizes inside each next largest red ball?2 Answers15@Interview Candidate: Please give a mathematical breakdown of your answer, as opposed to just expecting us to take your word for it.

### Vice President at J.P. Morgan was asked...

Jan 3, 2012
 Of what order in N is the number of steps required to solve the Tower of Hanoi problem of size N?2 AnswersN!--1It's exponential in N, specifically 3^N - 1.

### Vice President - M&A at RBC was asked...

Aug 17, 2015
 The interview questions were pretty basic and focused on my background. Nothing special. However, they were looking for a specific kind of candidate. The interview can be summarized into one question: Do you have execution experience.1 AnswerI did not. The investment banking department is very keen on hiring individuals with lots of execution experience as the build out of the platform seems on full swing.

### Vice President at ION Media Networks was asked...

Mar 8, 2013
 You are not qualified to handle the pressure associated with this company.1 AnswerIf I wasn't qualified you wouldn't be talking to me.

### Senior Vice President of Stores at Michael Kors was asked...

Feb 28, 2015
 Why would I leave the company I work for?1 AnswerNot sure that I would. It would involve relo.

### Vice President Director at Digitas was asked...

Dec 1, 2014
 Articulate your vision for how you will grow this role in specific ways that will help grow the company.1 AnswerProvide examples from past employment demonstrating how you have rejunvenated roles you have had so that the company benefited financially and internally.

### Vice President at J.P. Morgan was asked...

Nov 17, 2015
 Name a time you had to deal with a manager and what was the outcome? Tell me about a time you made a positive impact from a bad situation. And what did you do to make it happen.1 AnswerGave a solid example of developing a manager.

### Vice President at BounceX was asked...

Jul 19, 2015
 I was asked a number of questions I didn't have the information to answer.1 AnswerI was creative with my responses and I stuck to my guns when pressed to make up information.
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