one to one - HSBC
- Graduate retail banking trainee
Date of Interview - October 2007
Round - 3 of 3
Notes on the interview - This is a one-to-one
interview and involves conducting role play with the interviewer.
asked - They ask you:
- why you
want to work at HSBC
- about a
time where you had to meet a certain deadline - generally better
to make this something outside education if you want to stand
out from the crowd
want you to go in more depth, e.g. when did you have to meet
the deadline for, did you achieve the deadline, what could you
have done differently etc.
In the role
play they give you a sheet of paper and you have ten minutes to
read it. The paper contains details of a savings account. Then
you have to act as the advisor and the interviewee is the customer.
She states that she has an account and want a savers account.
Then she asks specific details relating to the account such as:
how much would she would save, discounts associated with the account,