National Bank of Canada Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a National Bank of Canada job interview, here are 27 interview questions and answer examples.

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We want our advising team at National Bank of Canada to be happy and healthy. How do you manage the day to day stress of being a financial advisor?

"To begin with on the job, I consider myself very excellent at handling stress. Being a goal oriented person, I find happiness in obtaining goals and consider any necessary stresses in pursuit of a goal healthy. Outside of work, I am a very active person that trains for marathons and spends a lot of time outdoors with my family. I find that these activities help cleanse my mind and heal my body to prepare for a new week on the job."

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27 National Bank of Canada Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. We want our advising team at National Bank of Canada to be happy and healthy. How do you manage the day to day stress of being a financial advisor?

  • 2. As a Personal Banker at National Bank of Canada, how would you select products to suggest to our customers?

  • 3. Discuss a time that you worked a client through a difficult financial situation. What were the keys to making it a success for the client?

  • 4. What customer service experience do you have that would greatly benefit the customers at National Bank of Canada?

  • 5. What do you want to accomplish at National Bank of Canada?

  • 6. How do you stay organized?

  • 7. How would you handle communication with a customer that was visibly upset?

  • 8. Why do you want to pursue a career in the banking industry?

  • 9. How would you rate your ability to learn new software programs on a scale of 1 to 10?

  • 10. At National Bank of Canada, our Personal Bankers work with clients from all different walks of life. How do you handle working with many different personalities throughout the day?

  • 11. Due to the continued explosion of the digital world, National Bank of Canada is becoming more virtual on a day to day basis. What job duties would you see as being fluent in this role as a Teller with us?

  • 12. What experience do you have in multitasking different duties in any of your prior work experiences?

  • 13. If I were to hand you $100,000 to invest today, where would you put that money and why?

  • 14. What has been the most stressful situation that you faced in the workplace and what did you do to ensure that you navigated that situation successfully?

  • 15. If a customer at National Bank of Canada had increased savings as their main personal financial goal, what steps would you take with them to get them started down the right path?

  • 16. Why would our clients here at National Bank of Canada want you to be their financial advisor?

  • 17. If hired for this role here at National Bank of Canada, how would you manage your daily tasks on the job to ensure that your work is completed in a timely and efficient manner?

  • 18. Have you ever had to work with a difficult colleague? How did you handle that situation?

  • 19. Tell me about your experience in the banking industry.

  • 20. The banking industry can be stressful. Tell me about a time when you worked in a high-pressure situation.

  • 21. If hired for this role at National Bank of Canada, how would you help make sound investment decisions for our clients?

  • 22. What is the highest level of mathematics that you completed during any of your schooling?

  • 23. As a Personal Banker with National Bank of Canada, why is providing tailored customer service important? How would you make this a priority if hired for this role?

  • 24. Give me an example of how you keep track of details while engaging in conversation.

  • 25. How would you respond to a customer complaint?

  • 26. The banking industry is built on trust and this is no different at National Bank of Canada. Do other people you have worked closely with consider you to be trustworthy?

  • 27. Tell me about your cash handling experience.