AXA Advisors Interview Questions

Updated 15 Oct, 2014
Updated 15 Oct, 2014
186 Interview Reviews

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    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at AXA Advisors.

    Interview Details

    6 month prepare for 3 licenses, no basic salary, need find your owe clients, reimbursement only apply after your full time contract signed, and you need to wait 3 month to get those money, retention rate is about 10% for the first 4 yrs

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, MD (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, MD (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at AXA Advisors.

    Interview Details

    I met a recruiter at a career fair through my university. They immediately asked if I would be interested in interviewing. I had three in-person interviews where I met a few members of the team and individuals at various levels. For the final interview I had to prepare a written proposal for my approach to selling their products.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The commission based salary was not appealing to me.

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Interview Details

    met at a college recruiting career fair. was called in to set up an interview. Met up with them.

    Interview Questions
    • some technical questions. had to define key terms like cash flow, monetary policy, corporate finance etc.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    internship was unpaid

    Declined Offer
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    Financial Representative Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at AXA Advisors in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online through my career site. This posting for an unpaid position. The interview process was more of a group interview, where all candidates were made to participate in a group. The position and description sounds good but it does not really hold true to its words. Work to be assigned was about searching for high net worth individuals whom the company could sell their insurance or services

    Interview Questions
    • There were no questions except for what kind of work would you like to do. Assist a financial advisor with their daily tasks like copying, printing etc. Not a good option for anyone higher than a freshman or someone who would be looking to work for free   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at AXA Advisors.

    Interview Details

    Went through 3 rounds of interviews, all face to face. First one was a basic interview to get to know more about the applicant. The second one was more about the job and duties and what will your training will be like. The last interview was about scheduling your licensing and such.

    Interview Questions
    • An example that you have failed and figured a way to turn it into a success.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I have not declined or accepted yet, still considering the offer.

    Declined Offer
  7.  

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clayton, MO (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clayton, MO (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at AXA Advisors in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    They were quick to call after submitting my resume. The interview was with Vice President of the Company. Went over training and what happens after training. Answered all questions and was honest about it being a job that if you want to make money you have to work hard.

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't any difficult questions. The interview was more of the applicant asking questions to see if it is a good fit.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I first applied through my school's career website. Shortly after, I received a phone call from the company, and this is just your basic screening. The next step was the first face-to-face interview, which consists of a basic overview of the job and necessary training/licensing. Following the interview, we set up a second face-to-face for the next week to go into more detail of how your first year(s) would go. If you impress in both interviews, they will offer to start training you. It seems like a very nice work environment, with a "family" feel to it. During the interviews, they did not hide that the first year is a tough, uphill battle that will take a lot of hard work to start making money. This is a job with a high (almost unlimited) ceiling for those that perform well, or it will be one with a low floor and early exit if its not the job for you.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions. Interview was more of a job and training overview, and at the end, there were a handful of basic personality questions that did not seem to hold much weight in their evaluation of you.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Did not decline, but I did not accept either. I am currently working to see if this is the right job for me.

    Declined Offer
  9.  

    Financial Advisor Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at AXA Advisors in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    The manager was very helpful. He made the interview go smoothly. Like a chitchat between business to business. I felt less nervous since he's very friendly and thoroughly. The open house career workshop is very helpful and informative. Vice president of the company displaced a vivid demonstration of how and what the company targets. Also, the company will reimburse for tests required for financial advisor need (i.e. Series 66,7, etc).

    Interview Questions
    • Be prepared to answer some questions about your target market. From this, the manager will guide you towards your business goal at the company.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Got another job offer.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at AXA Advisors in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was a campus interview. There were two interviewers but only one of them was asking questions in most of time. There were several behavioral questions, e.g. leadership. They talked about their work and told me that this position is all depending on how I work. There's no based salaries. At the end of the interview they told me the next process would be in NYC but I had never heard from them.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you prefer this position instead of accounting positions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Advisor Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at AXA Advisors.

    Interview Details

    First you're called in to meet the district manager and go over your resume. Walk the office to show you the empty cubicles. Then are invited to their open house and meet with the manager for a follow up meeting where they go over the compensation structure. You may walk out saying it is a nice package but won't fully understand how. If they write it down on a piece of paper it won't make any sense if you're able to keep it. Before they offer the job, you will meet the executive vice president for a final interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    You either get a base salary of $24000 with reduced commission or straight commission and no salary at all.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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 Former Financial Advisor in Seattle, WA (US)

Pros: “You can definitely make a lot of money, if you choose to focus on the life insurance side of the business (which they heavily encourage/promote). It really does feel like running your own…” Full Review

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