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Goldman Sachs Operations Analyst Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 09, 2014
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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in October 2009.

Interview Details This is a phone interview experience with Goldman Sachs. The person that interviewed me was an Executive Director who was very laid back. It was pretty much all based on fit questions as well as several questions about Goldman Sachs. Just general stuff, not too complicated. I'm waiting for the next step and will definitely keep everyone posted

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in October 2009.

Interview Details Applied through campus job posting in mid Sep. Received email to schedule for a phone interview around early Oct and it lasted about 30 minutes. Pure fit questions. Pretty much just went through your whole resume and the interviewer was very very nice. I almost forgotten that it was an interview but a casual conversation about my past experiences...The most "interesting" part is that when he asked if I had anything not listed on resume and would like him to know...I thought about it for a second and decided to tell him something interesting about myself - I was a participant in a Guinness World's Record. He literally bursted out laughing and kept on asking me the details. No technical questions at all except the "Why Goldman / operations and Why Asia"...Still waiting for response for 2nd round interview

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Jersey City, NJ (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in December 2013.

Interview Details The interview was about an hour long. I interviewed with three people, the first was two on one and the second was one on one. Mainly behavioral questions a few technical. The first interview was harder for me but the second was very good, the lady was friendly and it turned into a conversation rather than just an interview. My advice is try not to be be too nervous. They are very interested in persons who can work well in teams.

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I applied through other source and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details 3 in-person interviews with VPs and a MD, 2 company interview dinners. Asked basic questions like why GS, why ops, what is your 10 year goal, your background…etc. Last one was with a MD. I was asked to describe the image of Goldman, news that interested me recently and why.

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Salt Lake City, UT (US)

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in September 2013.

Interview Details Applied online - Emailed to confirm on-site interview - Two 30 mins behavior interviews - Wait for a month - Offer

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Negotiation Details – Goldman never negotiate salary.

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Operations Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details Saw them at the career fair and had an interview

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I applied online and interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details First online application. No online tests involved. Then two rounds of face-to-face interview. Each last for about half an hour. All questions are behavioral type. No technical questions. Typical questions like why operations, why Goldman Sachs, teamwork, multi-task, conflicts in team, past projects, etc.

Interview Question – Math question, very simple calculation   Answer Question

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London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in February 2014.

Interview Details I applied in December, have been invited to the first round interview after 5 weeks, then after 3 days, I've been invited again to a second round interview, which consisted of 3:30 interviews with senior operations representatives. The first round interview (1:30) was very relaxed, questions were based on my CV, why ops and why GS!!! the questions of The second round interview were more specific (my advise is learn your CV and what u did in details) it's very important. I finally received an offer after 3 days.

Interview Question – I wrote a report within my degree about IKEA's operations so I have been asked how do you think IKEA controls its ops in order to deliver a product on time?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – If you really want to have the position then accept it straight forward

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Interview Details First round-1 30minute interview

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details Applied through OCR. Took a week to get the interview and another week to get a rejection email.

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