BMO Interview Questions

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List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.

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BMO Interview Questions & Answers

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    List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.

  2. 2.

    How can BMO motivate you on the job?

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    Tell me about a time where you had to analyze information in order to make a recommendation.

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    At BMO we offer many different financial services. Which aspect of financial services are you best versed in?

  5. 5.

    How do you believe your coworkers would describe you?

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    Would you consider expanding your education to include an MBA? Why or why not?

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    Every employee with BMO is expected to be sales-minded and target driven. Walk me through your experience in sales based roles.

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    As a professional in the financial services industry, you must have great integrity. Do you consider yourself an honest and trustworthy person?

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    When it comes to financial services, which focus do you find the most rewarding?

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    At BMO we put a lot of value in the continued training of our employees. If you could expand your knowledge in any financial service area, which would you choose?

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    Talk to me about your post-secondary education and how you feel it will help you in a career with BMO.

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    How do you stay on top of new trends in the financial services industry?

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    Due to the sensitivity of our business, in order to work for BMO, you must be able to pass a criminal background check. Are you willing to comply?

  14. 14.

    At BMO we put great pride in our customer service. How do you ensure that your clients are well taken care of?

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    Tell me about the largest financial portfolio you have been responsible for.

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    Do you have experience in cold calling? If so, tell me about your targets and results.

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    Aside from your post-secondary degree, what other financial services related training and certifications do you possess?

  18. 18.

    What qualities do you feel a successful manager should have?

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    How long will it take you to make a meaningful contribution to our team at BMO?

  20. 20.

    How would you rate your performance in this interview so far?

  21. 21.

    Describe to me a time when you made an error in your current or former position, and the impact your mistake made? How did you correct the error, what did you learn from it?

  22. 22.

    How do you feel about performance incentives?

  23. 23.

    If you could alter your career path, in any way, what would you change?

  24. 24.

    BMO seeks out natural and confident leaders. What leadership qualities do you possess?

  25. 25.

    Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?

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    Honesty is of utmost importance to us at BMO. Have you ever taken the fall for a situation, where it was really not your fault, in order to protect a coworker?

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    Accuracy is important to us at BMO. Do you always double check or proofread your work?

  28. 28.

    BMO is looking for employees who are dedicated to their clients. How often do you take work home with you?

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    When have you shown a willingness to learn a new method or new approach to solving a problem?

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    There will be great days at BMO and some days that are tougher to get through. When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?