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Interviews at CIBC

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at CIBC.

Interview experience

Based on 1,594 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,541 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 1,391 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at CIBC

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
29%
About a week
25%
About a month
19%
About a day or two
15%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
75%
On-site interview
67%
Background check
53%
Group interview
24%
Problem solving exercises
20%
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
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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 yourselfWhy should we hire youWhat are your strengths/weaknessesAny ideas for our team?
    Shared on 10 September 2018 - Global Markets Intern - Toronto

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Interview tips at CIBC

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)49%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • They didn’t have a dress code3%
  • 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
  • Employee referral24%
  • Recruiter contacted me21%
  • Through Indeed19%
  • Other15%
  • Other online job site13%

How candidates received their first interview at CIBC

  • Via LinkedIn
    Shared on 15 March 2022 - Financial Services Representative - 2412 11th Ave
  • Knew someone that worked there
    Shared on 22 February 2022 - Team Leader, CIBC Credit Card Services - Toronto, ON
  • a friend referred me
    Shared on 22 February 2022 - Financial Advisor - Victoria, BC
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