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Lehman Brothers Interview Questions

Updated 12 Jul 2017
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    Vice President, Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    multiple interviews over a 3 month period. at least 5 days with 5-6 people interviewing me per day. People were friendly but you definitely needed to be able to articulate what was compelling abut their company and what your unique contribution would be.

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    Interview with multiple members of an industry or product team in investment banking. College on-campus recruiting for first rounds followed by final rounds in NYC office that consisted of meeting multiple individuals one on one.

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers (New York, NY (US)) in February 2016.

    Interview

    Document Review Consultant - Was notified over the phone and asked to come in and meet with three people. was an hour or so long and they took turns asking me questions

    Interview Questions

    • Former employment as well as industry knowledge and ability to work in collaborative setting in a slow paced environment   Answer Question

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    Analyst, Investment Banking Division Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    A series of day long interviews for the position. Started at 10 am and lasted until 2 pm including lunch with several of the group members. I was a little nervous during the process and this was many years ago

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most important class you took in school?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Easy


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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers.

    Interview

    Extremely involved and extended. Met with many product managers over a three month period. Some were favorably inclined others probably not. This was for an experienced hire during a strong period of the markets. You would not be able to BS your way through. exhaustive.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most important determinate of swap pricing??   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    a lot of flexibility but very demanding


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    Senior Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers.

    Interview

    Met with HR department, great interview, many job specific and personal style questions. Met with 2 hiring managers and a few other people in the department. Overall, it was probably one of the more difficult interviews.


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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Extensive and fair.

    Interview Questions


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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers (New York, NY (US)) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Very professional interview process. Met with multiple individuals over the course of two days. I got a very good idea of the corporate culture, the personalities of the people I would work with, and the expectations for the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a difficult work decision you had to make; how did you analyze your options?   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers.

    Interview

    Interviewed for a position in the interest rate group

    Interview Questions


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    Regional Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Lehman Brothers (New York, NY (US)) in January 2013.

    Interview

    We were acquired by Lehman so there was no employment interview. Only negotiations about the acquisition and post acquisition obligations. Also, FYI the informational choices for this company are not accurate - that is, we were acquired in 1999 but the earliest options are 2013. Therefore there some of the personal information and timeline information is inaccurate.


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