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Updated 25 Feb, 2015
Updated 25 Feb, 2015
602 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Wealth Management Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Applied through campus recruiting. Received a phone call scheduling an interview. Two 30 minute interviews.. First interview was mainly behavioural.. talking through my CV and my experiences... interviewer spent time talking about what i would do if i get the job.. what ubs offers.. hiring process.
    Second was slightly technical.. not too difficult

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    Reasons for Declining

    Referred me to their local office, since they could not obtain a visa for non-EU residents for the position i applied for

    Declined Offer
  2.  

    Client Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at UBS in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    I received a call from HR asking if I would be interested on joining firm as a Client Advisor. Very professional, straight forward interview which consisted of screening phone interview with HR, followed by phone interview by hiring manager, followed by a face to face meeting. All very professional.

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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Equity Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    First give a behavioral interview and then process to an online test.The behavioral questions are about your basic mathematical intuition and may be give you a tiny case to solve. However, the online test seems very strict. I believed I finished them all correctly however I still did not meet the minimum requirement.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Horizons Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and took the online numerical and logical tests. the next round was answering a question in the form of an essay and then there was a phone interview with HR. the interview was mainly competency based and also some skill based questions were asked. Overall the process was straight forward and nothing too difficult was asked.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Experienced hire interview. I thought everyone I met was really nice. They mostly asked me about my experience and tested on some light technical knowledge. I was very impressed with everyone I interviewed with.

    It took some time to get back to me with a second round interview and decision.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Training Program (GTP) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Wealth management retail and corporate China and Hongkong desk.

    I applied online, after about a month UBS HR called me to arrange two interviews:

    first one is with HR. It lasted for 2 hours, which include a 35 minutes numerical test.
    second one is with the line manager and another future colleague. It lasted 1.5 hours, which includes countless questions.

    Interview Questions
    • I prepared for almost all the typical questions but I missed out these one:
      "If you are interested in the financial industry, what financial newspaper do you follow at the moment?"
       
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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    UBS Wealth Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    The process was pretty straightforward. I applied online through my University, and was contacted a few weeks later. After a phone screen, I went into the office for an in-person interview that was fairly short, maybe 30 min-1 hr. The in-person interview was conversational; I first met with the Office Manager, and then the Financial Advisor I would be working with. Mostly behavioral questions. After the in-person interview I was notified almost immediately.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Summer S&T Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Applied through college and get a phone interview from an alumnus, which doesn't take long 15mins. Got the final round on campus, 3 MD total and last an hour total. The first one is not very friendly, more focus on behavior. The other two is more focus on conversation.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Had a telephone interview with member of HR, very relaxed and overall lasted about 20 mins. All competency based questions and a few about why UBS and why operations.

    Heard back about two months later and was invited to an Assessment Centre. I was to have 3 interviews and a numeracy test. Numeracy was fairly basic but everyone felt like they'd struggled in the time allowed but we all passed. Then the interviews with different teams within operations. All informal and relaxed. They started off with a brief outline of the what the team did and what we should expect to do daily.

    Did not get a role in operations but was invited to another assessment centre with a different division.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Had a direct interview with the financial advisor. She made the position clear. I was a little disappointed that the financial advisor was looking for a somewhat marketing intern. She pretty much asked me behavioral questions.

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    No Offer
    Average Interview

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