I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Fidelity Investments (Merrimack, NH) in August 2016.
First, I was contacted by a headhunter at Veritude (Fidelity's staffing company) regarding this position. The headhunter went over the position and the pay. She then set me up on a phone interview with the staffing consultant at Veritude. Once that was completed, I was asked to come in the following week for an in-person interview with the other staffing consultant. I was one of 20 people at the interview. There was a morning and afternoon time to choose and I picked afternoon. I met with the consultant and a day later via email, was invited to meet the following Thursday for an interview with Fidelity's hiring manager. I was in a group similar to the first in person interview and we were given a tour of the facility which was amazing!!! After it, the interview commenced. Now, today I received an email from the staffing consultant and she said I performed very well during the interview and the hiring manager wanted me to join the training classes starting this October. Best experience ever! They make you feel wanted
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I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at E*TRADE Financial.
First contact with E*trade was during a college career fair, provided my resume to the recruiter who was representing E*trade. About one month later I was contacted by another recruiter, asked my interest in the position, eventually arranged a phone interview. Phone interview was basic, provided information about the company and asked some basic general customer behavioral questions. After the phone call, he submitted my information to hiring manager. Also he had me take a math and vocabulary assessment, you 45 minutes to complete the assessment. Math questions are finance based questions, in my opinion some were challenging but overall basic finance questions. The vocabulary questions are also challenging, it'll ask you questions like .... is to dauntless as timid is to... this part of the assessment was the most difficult for me, although not impossible. So if you're preparing for an interview, practice your vocabulary and finance math. After passing the assessment, I was contacted by the hiring manager. Schedule in person interview, very formal. After quick greeting, hiring manager immediately went in to interview questions, had to provide quick and intelligent responses. Overall good environment, and good experience. Background check will take forever. They do 10 years of work history and criminal history. Seriously, if you have no fraud or felonies they should good.
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