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Bradford, South West England, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1864
Company - Private
Lending
£1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Nationwide Building Society, West Bromwich Building Society, The Principality
Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) provides mortgages, savings, personal loans, and brokerage services. One of the UK's largest mutually owned financial institutions, the group also offers insurance coverage including mortgage-payment policies and home and auto ... Read more

Yorkshire Building Society Reviews

  • "Great place and people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ALM Analyst in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - ALM Analyst in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yorkshire Building Society full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture
    Lovely people
    Lots of opportunity to rotate around jobs internally

    Cons

    Ruthless culture in recent years of hiring and firing
    In danger of letting too many experienced staff go

    Advice to Management

    Be mindful of not making senior staff redundant too abruptly

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Yorkshire Building Society Photos

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Yorkshire Building Society Interviews

Experience

Experience
57%
13%
30%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
71%
11%
11%
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    Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Yorkshire Building Society (Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England) in April 2019.

    Interview

    The interview process was ridiculous. You are required to make a presentation prior to attending an assessment centre (full day 9am to 4pm)
    The process starts with a group activity whereby you interpret data and present back to observers - this is a mixed ability and mixed experienced group this takes 1.5 hours

    Following the presentation you are requested to present the presentation submitted prior to interview then asked 12 questions competency based back to back ( not asked why you would like the job or what you would bring to YBS or what experience you have)

    Following this you have a written test very similar to the first group activity except on your own.

    At no point does anyone ask your name, why you would be good in role, what experience you have.

    You are also expected to purchase your lunch from their run down staff canteen at your own expense.

    After this ordeal you will potentially be offered a job at 26k a year - I think not

    Interview Questions

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Yorkshire Building Society Awards & Accolades

  • Investors In People - Standard, Investors In People, 2012
  • Investors In People - Standard, Investors in People, 2015
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