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Junior Oil Trader was asked...October 27, 2016

Why do u want to leave your current company?

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I’m looking for more responsibility with new and fresh challenges. I have worked on and successfully completed several projects from start to finish during the past few years. Currently, advancement opportunities are important at my current job. I don’t mind a slow down in pace from time to time, but it’s important to me to keep my career continually moving in a forward direction that is consistent with my career goals. Less

Glencore

Biggest accomplishment in working career?

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I described a new process I had implemented at my previous workplace

Many logic based questions to assess my performance under pressure

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I was calm and composed and answered everything honestly

Glencore

Name a time you have severe risk, and what you did to mitigate it

Glencore

How do you manage risk ?

Glencore

Given the current oil climate, would you go long or short?

Glencore
Oil Trader was asked...January 26, 2021

Tell me about yourself Glencore Values WTI and Brent price Why you want to work for Glencore Time you dealt with uncertainty

Glencore

- How would you invest £100,000? - Since global pop is rising and oil is non-renewable, why wouldn't you simply go long? - What are the main issues affecting the oil industry? - Difference between WTI/Brent and their prices?

Glencore

If I travelled from A to B at 20mph and return at 30mph, what is my average speed?

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Less than 25mph depending on the distance

Less than 25mph depending on the distance

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