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Interviews at RBC

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at RBC.
Interview experience
Based on 685 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 677 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 645 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at RBC

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
28%
About a week
27%
About a month
18%
About a day or two
14%
More than one month
13%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
73%
On-site interview
70%
Background check
49%
Group interview
32%
Problem solving exercises
25%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at RBC

  • Screening phone interview with recruiter lasts about 10-15 minutes, and was mostly a get to know you type thing. A bit about yourself and your goals, and ask you what you know about the position. Aft…
    Shared on 16 January 2018
  • Wonderful process!
    Shared on 15 June 2017 - Client Service Representative - Edmonton, AB
  • Had only one interview - it was pretty interesting
    Shared on 8 June 2017 - Senior Business Systems Consultant/Project Manager - Toronto, ON

Interview questions at RBC

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They didn't ask any job related questions, which I thought was odd. It was a group interview and whoever was the loudest and/or put on a show was what they are looking for. Basically you had to sell t…
    Shared on 15 June 2019
  • Tell me about your self.
    Where do you see yourself in 5 years.

    What are your strengths.
    Shared on 12 April 2018 - ASSISTANT TO V.P. ROYAL BANK - Bay and Front Street
  • Time management abilities, sales aptitude, teamwork, risk management, salary expectations, ability to multitask
    Shared on 20 February 2018 - Expert CSR, Control Custodian - Saint John, NB
Interview tips at RBC
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)55%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at RBC
  • Simple BE YOU. don not fake
    Shared on 31 January 2019 - Cards advisor-Credit Card Specialist - Mississauga, ON
  • Allow the individual to express themselves in the interview. Explain the job as it relates to the stress level they will encounter while working at the bank. What is truly expected of them
    Shared on 19 January 2019 - Account Manager/Retail Assistant - Barbados
  • Be yourself
    Shared on 10 January 2019 - Banking Advisor - Montréal, QC
The first interview at RBC
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral29%
  • Recruiter contacted me22%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Other14%
  • Other online job site11%
How candidates received their first interview at RBC
  • EXPERIENCE:
    Bilingual Customer Service Representative August 2017 - Present

    ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, Mississauga

    • Receiving In-Bound Calls and making outboun…
    Shared on 16 February 2020 - Bilingual Customer Service Representative - Financial Drive
  • I got this opportuinty as a Student from University of Windsor. My Internship coordinator helped me with that.
    Shared on 31 March 2019 - Business Analyst - Toronto, ON
  • My first interview at RBC was on the phone. I applied on RBC website and I got a call in the following days.
    Shared on 22 November 2018 - Bilingual Data Entry Clerk - 1 Place Ville Marie