Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Credit Risk Analyst

    2.8571/5 | Interview date: June 2014 | Job offer? No |

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    Sectors: Accounting

    Difficulty rating 80.0 / 100

    Interview process

    The interview was the initial part of the recruitment, it was split into 3 parts:
    Testing - a set of 2 tests were used (numerical and verbal reasoning) - 20 mins, this was round a boardroom style desk in front of management and with the other candidates
    Group session - 35 mins this was a set group work which was monitored by senior management of the division.
    Presentation - 20 mins the company carried out a presentation and then actively seeked for the candidates to get involved and ask questions relating to the presentation in order to find out more about the company.

    1 on 1 interview:
    competency questions 30 mins
    questions regarding cv spec - 30 mins
    questions about the company - 30 mins

    Most difficult question

    How to respond in real life working situations.

    Interview tips

    Use a logical approach when answering questions and relate your answers to previous examples of similar work.
    The role required a large amount of data analysis and experience from this, so by proving past examples and using organised answers and solutions to problems would help.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    Group work

    4 people given 35 minutes to complete a communication task. We were given a task that helpes the group to communicate, all participants were required to communicate without showing their given cards, all data had to be communicated verbally and then an answer can be derived after working through all the parts of the end question. required a very methodical approach between the group.

    Interview steps

    Interviews

    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

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    • Did the interview reflect the overall values / culture of the organisation? 2/5
    • Would you recommend this company to a friend? 3/5
    • Did you want the role following your interview? 1/5
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