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Raymond James Interview Questions

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Why do you want to work in wealth management, and where would you like your career to take you?

Raymond James Interview Questions

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    Why do you want to work in wealth management, and where would you like your career to take you?

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    What skills did you learn in your current role that will help you succeed at Raymond James?

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    How do you deal with client rejection or objections?

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    As a Financial Advisor, your compensation is tied directly to your productivity. How do you feel about working in a highly commissioned role?

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    Wealth management is an all encompassing term. How would you explain what we do at Raymond James to someone unfamiliar with our company?

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    Walk me through your education and how it relates to a career in wealth management.

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    Many Raymond James employees work as though they are independent business owners. Talk to me about what makes your entrepreneurial by nature.

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    Do you have experience preparing and delivering presentations?

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    Do you have any questions about this job, or working for Raymond James?

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    Have you ever broken a non-disclosure, privacy, or confidentiality agreement?

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    Name for me what you believe to be the biggest challenge facing the wealth management industry today.

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    How will your skills complement Raymond James, if hired?

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    How would you build a relationship with a client with an intimidating nature?

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    Financial Advisors with Raymond James who are active in their community see more success. Tell me about an organization or group outside of work with which you are involved.

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    How do you show potential clients that you are a trusted source for information on wealth management and other financial topics?

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    Do you prefer to work independently, or with partners?

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    This role with Raymond James is very independent. How do you prospect for new customers?

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    As a wealth management professional, have you ever been asked to act unethically? If so, what did you do?

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    Raymond James is client-centric. How do you continually strengthen relationships with your exciting client base?

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    In an initial client meeting, how do you first assess a client's financial position?

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    How do you stay current on developments and trends in wealth management?

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    How would you explain mutual funds to someone unfamiliar with the concept?

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    Tell me about the systems and tools that you lean on to do your job.

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    Do you have your Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation? If not, is this something you would like to achieve?

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    Analytical skills are critical to success as a Financial Advisor. In which ways are you analytically minded?

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    Which factors do you believe most impact the growth of the wealth management industry?

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    When you suffer a setback in your portfolio, how does that emotionally affect you?

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    Would you cold call for a year if it meant you had a steady client list afterward?

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    Do you have a personal or professional mission statement?

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    What are your pay expectations for this role?