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Interviews at RBS

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at RBS.
Interview experience
Based on 350 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 346 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 337 interviews
About a week

Interview process at RBS

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
26%
About two weeks
25%
About a day or two
24%
About a month
13%
More than one month
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Phone call/screening
59%
Background check
42%
Problem solving exercises
30%
Written test
20%
Least reported steps
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%
Take-home/sample work
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at RBS

  • Detailed and thorough
    Shared on 10 December 2018 - Training Specialist - WoW Programme - Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
  • Easy, just a chat about experience. They do ask what you know about Rbs and the products
    Shared on 17 July 2018 - Customer Service Advisor - Crawley
  • Very professional but took to long from interview to starting work
    Shared on 17 June 2018 - Cost Reduction Lead - Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Interview questions at RBS

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Once you apply for the job if you are successful they send a link for a video interview that you need to complete in 5 days. Before you reach the video interview there are competency questions and num…
    Shared on 28 September 2020
  • Tell me about a time you were a part of a team which didn’t work well together.Tell me about a time when you made a lasting impression.Tell me about a time when you had to make a decision from a num…
    Shared on 9 August 2017 - Financial Accountant - Financial Control - Edinburgh
  • How would you help a colleague in a team
    Shared on 29 July 2017 - Sales Consultant - Bristol, Bristol

Interview tips at RBS

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)64%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at RBS

  • Be honest and upfront on everything and you will get support. Do not lie on your CV you will be found out!
    Shared on 30 September 2019 - Senior Corporate Manager - Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Use your experiences carefully to link in with competencies.
    Shared on 31 July 2019 - Security Analyst - Southend-on-Sea, Essex
  • Need to be more friendly
    Shared on 13 March 2019 - Bank Teller - Stepps, North Lanarkshire

The first interview at RBS

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed38%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Other15%
  • Other online job site13%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%

How candidates received their first interview at RBS

  • Through an Agency
    Shared on 5 February 2020 - Processing Administrator - Chatham, Kent
  • Direct application.
    Shared on 13 June 2019 - Customer Service Analyst - Bolton/Manchester
  • Through an agency
    Shared on 3 April 2019 - Regional Director - Reading, Berkshire
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