Post Tagged with: "Interview"

Every single question you’re likely to be asked at a J.P. Morgan interview
by / on 06/11/2017 at 11:15 / in The Review

Every single question you’re likely to be asked at a J.P. Morgan interview

You have a job interview with J.P. Morgan. Congratulations – or not. Needless to say, having a job interview is not the same as having a job, and J.P. Morgan’s interviews are far from easy. Before you venture into an interview with the bank you therefore need to familiarize yourself with what you might be asked. To facilitate this, we […]

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Six ways to talk about a terrible former boss during an interview
by / on 29/10/2017 at 01:00 / in The Review

Six ways to talk about a terrible former boss during an interview

Whether you were a good leaver or a bad leaver, whether you got fired or laid off or left for a better job or are in fact still employed, it never pays to talk smack about a current or former boss or employer in a job interview. It simply never makes you look good as a candidate. You should always be positive, […]

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Nine frighteningly inept Wall Street interview fails
by / on 25/10/2017 at 23:00 / in The Review

Nine frighteningly inept Wall Street interview fails

Sometimes you absolutely nail a job interview and you pretty much know that you’ll be called back in for another one or – in a best-case scenario – receive an offer. But sometimes you crash and burn in frightening fashion, often due to saying or doing something you shouldn’t have. Here are examples Wall Street interview failures, all of which […]

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13 ways you can blitz a job interview in Asian private banking
by / on 24/10/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

13 ways you can blitz a job interview in Asian private banking

Private bankers are in high demand in Asia, where millionaire and billionaire wealth is surging. But relationship managers in Singapore and Hong Kong still face a gruelling interview process in a sector where it’s difficult to change jobs without your clients supporting the move. Here’s how to make it through a private banking job interview. 1. Prepare your business plan first During […]

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The remarkable rise of the ‘introductory’ job interview in Asia. And how to prepare for one
by / on 11/10/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

The remarkable rise of the ‘introductory’ job interview in Asia. And how to prepare for one

A senior manager at a rival bank would like to ‘interview’ you, but it’s not part of a formal hiring process, no HR people are coming along, and they want to meet at a cafe. In fact, there’s no actual vacancy on offer right now. Should you be suspicious? Probably not. Headhunters in Asia say they’re seeing a marked rise […]

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15 tricky questions that could stump you in a corporate banking interview (and how to answer them)
by / on 07/09/2017 at 12:30 / in The Review

15 tricky questions that could stump you in a corporate banking interview (and how to answer them)

Interviews for relationship manager jobs in corporate banking can be daunting experiences. Get set to be grilled about every aspect of your client relationships, especially how you interact with them and make money from them. But exactly what interview questions should you expect? Here are 15 that are almost certain to be coming your way. 1. What big names have you brought to your […]

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Questions to ask recruiters to convert an asset management interview into a job
by / on 21/08/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

Questions to ask recruiters to convert an asset management interview into a job

It’s a universal signal. When the interviewer asks “Do you have any questions for me?” they’re ready to wrap up. Most candidates simply say, “No, I think we’ve pretty much covered everything,” or something to that effect. But that’s a major missed opportunity to make a positive impression during an asset management interview and separate yourself from other candidates. So what should […]

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What are your weaknesses? How investment bankers should NOT answer this interview question
by / on 19/04/2017 at 21:00 / in The Review

What are your weaknesses? How investment bankers should NOT answer this interview question

Investment banking job interviews involve plenty of technical and competency based questions, but you’ll inevitably face the generic HR-style stumbling blocks, which are still surprisingly important. Chief among these is a question asking what your biggest weaknesses are. Investment bankers aren’t exactly known for self-reflection and are more likely to try present strengths carefully disguised as seeming weaknesses. This will annoy your […]

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Questions you will always be asked in a hedge fund interview and how to answer them
by / on 24/03/2017 at 13:30 / in The Review

Questions you will always be asked in a hedge fund interview and how to answer them

Interviewing at a hedge fund can be an unpleasant experience. Known for testing candidates’ resilience under pressure, hedge funds hire comparatively few people. Therefore, they’re either looking for raw potential, or for someone with a track record that speaks for itself. However, according to hedge fund professionals and specialist recruiters, there are several types of interview questions that are practically guaranteed […]

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What to ask in an interview at Deutsche Bank, by J.P. Morgan
by / on 12/01/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

What to ask in an interview at Deutsche Bank, by J.P. Morgan

Deutsche Bank is starting 2017 in spry old form. The stock’s up 71% on September lows, the Damoclean $14bn Department of Justice fine has been cut to a more manageable $7.2bn (a civil monetary penalty of $3.1bn and $4.1bn in consumer relief), and as banker to Donald Trump, Deutsche will be hoping for a warm glow from the new regime. […]

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