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Why do you want to be a bank teller?

1 Bank Teller Interview Questions

By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

The interviewer needs to hear that you are excited at the prospect of being a teller for their bank. Talk about what interests you about this bank teller opportunity. Perhaps you enjoy math and mingling with people. Maybe you are pursuing a career as a financial advisor, and this is a great way to begin that career path. Whatever interests you about being a bank teller, share it!

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I want to be a bank teller because I believe it's the strongest start I can gain for my future career as a mortgage specialist. I aim to grow with your institution and believe that this is the best first step I could make."

Entry Level
Answer example

"I have been banking with your institution for a couple of years now and see how much your tellers seem to enjoy their work. I like the hours offered here and the fact that I could utilize my accounting diploma as well."

Experienced
Answer example

"I have worked as a bank teller for one of your competitors for the past four years. Although I love the team I work for, and the bank is a well-known one, it's a small branch which means minimal growth opportunity for me. I want to work here, as a bank teller, so that I can eventually grow into a loan specialist role with your institution."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
Last modified on: 06/29/2018

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Why do you want to be a bank teller?
1.
I want to be part of the banking team. I have many qualifications I am great with people and love working with money.
2.
I like to meet people I am people person I guess .
3.
I think being a bank teller would improve some of my skills,
4.
Besides being honest and.
5.
I am at a crossroads in my life, and would like to become a bank teller to determine if a career in banking would be a direction I would like to go into.
6.
People friendly person, pays attention to details, follow directions well.
7.
I love dealing with customers and money.
8.
This position is the right one for me, and the one I really one to be.
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