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Updated Aug 06, 2014
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Average Interview

Client Development Analysis Interview

Client Development Analysis
Sydney

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2010.

Interview Details 3 different interviews, last one with a SVP. Some technical quesitons, but mainly behavorial questions that dealt with how you might approach client development.

Interview Questions

  • How would you approach client development?   Answer Question
  • Since you don't have an establish network, how you would go about developing a network?   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Pay was extremely low.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

Interview Details interviews generally happen over 1-2 days consisting of 3-4 rounds usually ending with the Deputy director taking the final round questions wil be based on SDLC , ur projects and case studies relating to everyday problems, questions on you resume, future goals and related questions

Interview Question – How would you handle new competition in your area , if you already own a pretty successful business but cannot handle the volume ..   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiations


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Technology Quality Analyst Interview

Technology Quality Analyst
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in June 2010.

Interview Details Multiple rounds of interviews, first a written test to test basic aptitude and verbal skills. Then a couple of technical rounds of interviews to gauge out of the box thinking and testing aptitude. Final interview is more of a team, culture fit interview.

Interview Question – Coalesce implementation   Answer Question


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Associate Interview

Associate

Interviewed at S&P Capital IQ

Interview Details Do keep in mind that the company reviews on all these sites are posted by individuals, including possibly disgruntled employees. So, use them as a tool to help gather more information about a company, but don't count on them as 100% accurate, because every employee's experience is different.

Interview Question – Do keep in mind that the company reviews on all these sites are posted by individuals, including possibly disgruntled employees. So, use them as a tool to help gather more information about a company, but don't count on them as 100% accurate, because every employee's experience is different.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Research Associate Interview

Research Associate
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2013.

Interview Details I had applied through the existing employee referral process but got an email for interview more than 2 months later. I had almost lost hope of getting it and the email was very sudden. The interview was scheduled just 2-3 days from the date of the email and no chance of rescheduling. The process was conducted with over 60-70 people giving a common written test with basic aptitude questions for maths and english and your profile details. After the test, they eliminated over half the strength on the basis of profile and written test. Then a single HR person was taking basic interview (non Technical) with profile based questions. Then another lengthy written test with finance questions and basic GK.
That was it for the day, a week later a managerial interview was scheduled. That was also abruptly informed just the night before. This interview was taken by 2 members and went on for an hour. All sorts of technical & Non technical questions were asked. The final Director Round was scheduled for the next day and was also only informed on previous night. Could not appear for that due to previous commitments and the position was filled by another person

Interview Question – The second Written Test had some tough finance questions.(Equits, Debt, Bankruptcy Etc)   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Analyst Interview

Analyst
Hyderābād (India)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in November 2010.

Interview Details interview process is average, and it is very good. Panel is very good and they makes us to feel comfortable. Some Questions were tough and some were easy overall the experience is good

Interview Question – Given some balance sheet items and asked to do Ratio Analysis   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No


2 people found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Research Associate Interview

Research Associate
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

Interview Details A short test comprising aptitude and english, followed by a personal interview with the HR and a long test comprising aptitude, english and financial terminology. The personal interview includes questions such as ratios, difference between bonds and debentures, M&A, etc.

Interview Question – The entire process is difficult for a person not from finance background   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Research Associate Interview

Research Associate
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in September 2013.

Interview Details Their process is well organized and HR is very efficient. Their 1st round is an apti followed by HR round then a subjective written test then a technical or Managers round followed by a directors round.

Interview Question – what is your favourite subject?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Quantitative Consultant Interview

Quantitative Consultant
New York, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in May 2014.

Interview Details Was contacted by recruiter, had a phone interview with hiring manager. Was called for an onsite interview in New York with four team members. good experience overall, everyone was really nice. Recruiter was very helpful throughout and got feedback.

Interview Question – Technical interview followed my small talk and behavioral questions.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Research Associate Interview

Research Associate
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2010.

Interview Details Hiring process is not that easy. It involves 5-6 rounds of interview here a candidate is judged on everything starting from Aptitude to the Attitude towards career progression, and towards the company. Hiring process involves One to One with the HR, followed by two written exams, and then the two rounds of interview with Operations Manager and the Group Director respectively.

Interview Question – Most difficult would be the aptitude test and one more written exam as it has lot of business awareness questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – This was my first job

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