HSBC - Commercial Banking Management Trainee Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Commercial Banking Management Trainee

    5.0/5 | Interview date: March 2018 | Job offer? Not yet |

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    Sectors: Banking

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    Interview process

    My initial telephone interview lasted around 20-30 minutes for my role of Commercial Banking Management Trainee. The interviewer was very polite, friendly and helpful. During the interview I had to provide an example for each of HSBC's 3 values; open, dependable and connected. After this I was asked why I wanted to join HSBC and why I was suited to them and my job role. The interview was very competency based. Upon passing the interview have your national insurance number present as they will conduct checks on you to ensure you are right for the position.

    Most difficult question

    To provide a detailed description of how I fit HSBC's three values: open, dependable and connected.

    Interview tips

    To learn a detailed description of how you fit HSBC's three values: open, dependable and connected. You must provide very detailed descriptions using the STAR method. After this I was asked why I wanted to join HSBC so prepare something for this and a reason why you was suited to them and your job role. The interview was very competency based.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    Yet to have one, scheduled for next week

    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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