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Merrill Lynch Interview Questions

Interviews at Merrill Lynch

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    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Two assessments, followed by a phone interview, and then an in person interview with two other people. Very professional, was told to dress business professional, people interviewing were very kind!

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    Financial Services Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch.

    Interview

    Very easy. Applied online and heard back within a few hours to completed the assessments. Once those were completed the same day I had the first interview the next day. Basic behavioral questions for the assessments and interview was quick (30 minutes) then final interview an hour

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  3.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch.

    Interview

    Mostly behavioral, there was brief role playing to see how you would interact with clients. They want to see that you put client’s needs first and are able to find opportunities through conversation

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  4.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    met with two support staff manager as well as compliance manager and two potential FA that i would be working with within that branch. the managers are all very nice and easy to talk to

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  5.  

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch.

    Interview

    Long multi step process consisting of multiple screenings before even speaking to a local hiring manager or decision maker. After the pre screening, there were three more in person interviews as well as business plans that had to be completed.

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  6.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch.

    Interview

    Resume screen through employee referral followed by an in-person multi-round interview with several members of the team. Each mostly behavioral based with some basic technicals, specifically on various asset classes and their trends in the current market conditions.

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    Marketing Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (New York, NY (US)) in March 2020.

    Interview

    phone interview with HR and hiring manager. started with HR getting to know why you are interested in position and possible salary requirements. when available and things of that nature. then a possible interview with hiring manager

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  8.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Nothing technical. I was asked behavior questions. Things as about my history, what I think I can bring to the company, what I hope to achieve in this role. Stuff like that

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    Financial Advisor Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (San Jose, CA (US)) in February 2020.

    Interview

    Phone interview, followed by 2 assessments, and lastly an in-person interview with 2 employees. Received an offer a week after the final interview. Background check and fingerprints and that was all.

    Interview Questions

    • How will you develop a book of business and what goals are you setting for yourself 3/5/10years into this position.   Answer Question

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    Wealth Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (San Mateo, CA (US)) in February 2020.

    Interview

    1) Phone Interview - 30 minute phone call with the MD. All Behavioral and questions about your experience in certain situations.
    2) Face-to-Face Interview - usually in-person, but I had a FaceTime call in light of recent events. The call was with who I would be working with for most of the summer, and it was mostly a fun "get to know you call".

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