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Interviews at CIBC

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at CIBC.
Interview experience
Based on 624 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 619 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 592 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at CIBC

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
29%
About a week
28%
About a month
18%
About a day or two
14%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
75%
On-site interview
74%
Background check
54%
Group interview
26%
Problem solving exercises
21%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at CIBC

  • Role play , especially to know if u can sell a product,
    Shared on 13 May 2019 - Agente service à la clientèle - Montréal, QC
  • As a teller it was a panel interview that consisted of 4 people. The first interview was by telephone. I was asked a lot of questions that
    was mainly based on my passed customer service experience.
    Shared on 18 July 2018 - Assistant Manager - Mississauga, ON
  • Standardized interview process conducted from out of Nova Scotia
    Shared on 28 June 2018 - Financial Service Representative - (FSR) - Kelowna, BC

Interview questions at CIBC

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Are you able to work in a stress-full environment?
    Would you be willing to travel if required?

    How do you handle long hours and are you interested in carrying a pager?

    What types of applications you …
    Shared on 16 April 2019 - Senior Application Production Support - 155 Britannia Street East, Mississauga
  • How can I sale card, plc, increase the credit card limit?
    Shared on 4 April 2019 - Customer service Representative - CSR - 320 circle dr saskatoon ,
  • Tell me about yourself
    Why should we hire you

    What are your strengths/weaknesses

    Any ideas for our team?
    Shared on 10 September 2018 - Global Markets Intern - Toronto
Interview tips at CIBC
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)56%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)40%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at CIBC
  • Consider this an entry level job due to the environment - there are better places to work at.
    Shared on 6 September 2019 - Financial Associate - London, ON
  • Capital market knowledge is important when attending for an interview.
    Shared on 2 July 2019 - Application Consultant - Toronto, ON
  • Should be team player, good knowledge of work what he is doing, strong analytical skills.
    Shared on 23 April 2019 - Quality Assurance Analyst - Toronto, ON
The first interview at CIBC
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me29%
  • Employee referral23%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Other15%
How candidates received their first interview at CIBC
  • Through the internet
    Shared on 18 February 2019 - Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President - Toronto, ON
  • They did the last interview on the branch and my whole experience was good
    Shared on 22 January 2019 - Financial Service Representative - Yellowknife, NT
  • They called me
    Shared on 2 January 2019 - Business Advisor, FSA, & Account Manager - Edmonton, AB
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