Yorkshire Building Society
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Interviews at Yorkshire Building Society

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Yorkshire Building Society.

Interview experience

Based on 159 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 161 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 145 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Yorkshire Building Society

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

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

Interview process length
About a week
34%
About two weeks
25%
About a day or two
20%
About a month
17%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
75%
Phone call/screening
48%
Background check
37%
Problem solving exercises
24%
Group interview
21%
Least reported steps
Drug test
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Yorkshire Building Society

  • Straightforward; complete a simple online application form and attach your CV. Depending on role, there may be a first interview, conducted online, before the main interview of about an hour, using a …
    Shared on 9 November 2022 - Senior Business Analyst - Leeds
  • casual - friendly process
    Shared on 29 October 2022 - Relationship Director - Manchester
  • Standard.... based on competency based questions and more often than not a presentation.
    Shared on 21 November 2019 - Cmpliance Role - Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Interview questions at Yorkshire Building Society

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Skills based questions
    Shared on 7 November 2022 - People Planning Team - YD

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Interview tips at Yorkshire Building Society

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)53%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Yorkshire Building Society

  • Research - look at what they have out there on social media as well as the official site
    Shared on 4 November 2022 - Retail Area Manager - Merseyside & North Wales
  • Read up everything in the website, there's everything you could want to know in there.
    Shared on 29 October 2022 - Regional Manager - Central Region

The first interview at Yorkshire Building Society

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed42%
  • Other online job site23%
  • Other15%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%
  • Employee referral8%

How candidates received their first interview at Yorkshire Building Society

  • I saw the Advert on Indeed. When you apply you are redirected to YBS and complete the application process through their website. I was emailed to arrange the telephone interview
    Shared on 30 November 2022 - Customer Consultant - Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Written application
    Shared on 16 May 2022 - Customer Consultant - Harrogate, North Yorkshire
  • I applied through Indeed and was directed to YBS website and later contacted for a telephone interview.
    Shared on 19 April 2021 - Customer Consultant. - Maidstone
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