Citi Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2014
Updated Aug 13, 2014
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Sydney
    Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Citi in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview was easy competency questions. However, assessment centre was dependent on the level of difficulty imposed by the interviewer. All interviewees received different interviewers - random allocation.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Recommended by friend. Applied via global website. The recruitment team was obstructive and unhelpful, required intervention from line manager to progress. Admin initially efficient. All correspondence via email to arrange interview. Interview conducted onsite with two line managers. Conduct of interview was very professional. Mostly focussing on work history and behavioural questions.
    There was no contact with Citi post interview. No official notification was ever received. I found out via friend that despite interviewing strongly the role went to an internal candidate. Recruitment HR ignored all follow up requests for feedback.

    Interview Questions
    • Very little on the technical aspects of the job (operations isn't that difficult), mostly behavioural questions to see ascertain if "good fit" with management and team.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    PAYMENTS Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Long Island City, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Long Island City, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Citi in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Hr took 2 months to get back to me. Finally scheduled 3 interviews. They all agreed that I was very knowledgable and seemed to like me. I expressed specific interest in 1 of the 3 openings. Never heard back

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process: a) preliminary interview, 2) skills testing, 3) final interview. Recruiters were professional and courteous. I enjoyed speaking with them. Most questions were straight forward and directly related to performance of the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Most questions were expected -- emphasis on specific, detailed examples of experience.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  6.  

    Senior Manager Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Citi in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I have many friends that work at Citi and have the full qualifications for the position. I initially got rejected a day after I submitted the application online. A Director in a different department (friend) reached out to the director of Customer Service to set up a phone interview. I failed the phone interview with HR because I was "too direct" and got rejected a day later. One more string was pulled and I got a face to face interview with the Director of Customer Service. I feel it was an obligatory interview because she was asked to follow up.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    There was a phone interview followed by Superday interviews. They hired about half of the people who came in for the final round. Typical mix of fit and technical questions. I met with 3 senior bankers.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    There was the initial computer test and questions asking about your experiences/background, then there was a group telephone interview, followed by a face-to-face interview with a hiring manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Judging by your background and education, I see that you are over qualified for this position. Tell me how you would keep yourself from becoming bored with this position. This threw me, I had never heard it before   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Hiring process is similar to other fortune 500 firms. Also helps to network and know people within the firm. Interview process was ok. It was not what I expected as we hardly discussed relevant experience. Interview consisted of sports, strengths and weaknesses. I expect to hear from the interviewer soon.

    Interview Questions
    • How did you react when faced with challenges beyond your control?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Vice President Process Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Citi in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied through referral. Was contacted in 2weeks and was asked to come for a particular position.HR in the initial communication did mentioned i was required to fill a form so that they have record if i am not selected for the role. On attending the interview I was told I am being interviewed for another role. I was explained the role well and interviewers were polite.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Internal Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Miami, FL (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Citi in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    First I was contacted by a recruiter for a phone interview. Pretty easy but a lot is to educate you about the position. Next round was with two managers in the audit department. Both nice guys but the interview felt high pressure and could tell the expected a lot from candidates. After the interview, I felt like they didn't learn anything about me.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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