National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Commercial Banking Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at National Bank of Canada in September 2011.
Interview Details They want to see if you can sell anything to anyone. Cross-selling is really important. All the financial analysis thing is not important. Learn the basic of financials and you will learn it on when you get hired.
Interview Question – ''Sell this pen'' question Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
Applications Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at National Bank of Canada in July 2013.
Interview Details HR phone interview, Hiring manager interview, Hiring team director interview
Interview Question – why moving from a larger bank to a smaller bank Answer Question
Recruitment Specialist Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at National Bank of Canada.
Interview Details Apply online.
Begins with a phone interview usually.
Then one-on-one interview with HR..basic behavioral questions.
2nd interview usually with the hiring manager.
Interview Question – Describe a situation where you had many priorities to manage, how did you handle this situation? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Easy
Analyst Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at National Bank of Canada in December 2012.
Interview Details So the hiring manager calls me, we setup an interview date. Come interview day, the meeting goes really well and the manager gives me positive feedback.
Then after many unreturned phone calls and emails, the trail goes cold. One week passes, then two, then three. What is up National Bank
I'm very disappointed to say the least. Speaking with friends that work at National Bank, not answering the phone and not returning repeated contacts appears to be standard operating procedure for letting a candidate know they are not accepted.
Obviously, I would not apply to work at National Bank again.
Interview Question – There weren't any particularly difficult questions, it was a standard difficulty interview. Answer Question
Finance Internship Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at National Bank of Canada in October 2012.
Interview Details We arrange an interview with the previous intern as well as the manager. We look over the resume, ask what I am capable of. The intern went over the works he's doing and we discusses about some possible role I would have to learn and do.
Interview Question – He asks about some microsfot excel specific question Answer Question
Account Manager Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at National Bank of Canada
Interview Details A 3 steps process usually: phone interview with HR, then first interview with HR and management, and a third interview with management and upper-management. Classic questions related to the position: sales experience, client relationship abilities, closing abilities, credit risk knowledge, corporate finance and accounting knowledge is an asset. Personal questions were asked regarding past experiences, strengths and weaknesses. They conclude the interview by asking me salaries expectations.
Senior Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at National Bank of Canada in August 2008.
Interview Details 2 interviews - standard questions
Interview Question – where do you see job progressing? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Vacation days were negotiable
Branch Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at National Bank of Canada in May 2011.
Interview Details phone, one on one and then panel interview