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AlanFord
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Phone interview for graduate program

October 3rd, 2008, 3:07 am

Hi, I will have a phone interview for analyst position in trading (graduate programme) in one of big banks.Can anyone tell me if graduate recruiters generally ask technical questions or they concentrate on competency/motivational aspect for phone interview?Thanks
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phil451
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Phone interview for graduate program

October 3rd, 2008, 8:54 am

You can bet that they will ask you some questions about the current environment. (ie) the US 700 Billion bail out of the US Banking system
 
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elio
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Phone interview for graduate program

October 3rd, 2008, 1:30 pm

phil451 is absolutely right.competency and motivational will also be there.
 
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KackToodles
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Phone interview for graduate program

October 4th, 2008, 9:13 am

in fact, if they don't ask you about the 700 B package, you should wonder why they didn't ask you about it. Your job doesn't require understanding economics?
 
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AlanFord
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Phone interview for graduate program

October 10th, 2008, 5:52 am

Thanx everybody. I hope technicals will not show up because I hate speaking about them on the phone.KockToodles, trading generally doesn't require knowledge of economics. In the matter of fact, I think any knowledge of economics can only hurt me because I might get married to my "knowledge" and "fundamentals" and it is No. 1 reason for failure of most traders. Too bad I studied Economics.
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