Citi
Happiness rating is 64 out of 100
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Interviews at Citi

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Citi.
Interview experience
Based on 1,464 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 1,443 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 1,325 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Citi

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

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

Interview process length
About two weeks
26%
About a week
26%
About a day or two
19%
About a month
18%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Background check
69%
Drug test
68%
Phone call/screening
65%
Group interview
20%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Citi

  • The phone interview with HR was basic and easy. Just simple questions and getting you familiar with your potential job role. For the actual interview with someone in your department or manager it will…
    Shared on April 24, 2020
  • Very rushed and like if you have a heart beat your hired
    Shared on February 8, 2020 - Unit Manager - Tucson, AZ
  • Walked in had an interview started less than 2 wks after
    Shared on October 2, 2019 - Customer Service Rep and Mortgage - Tucson, AZ

Interview questions at Citi

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What is integrity
    Shared on July 31, 2020 - Customer Service - Taguig
  • Mainly about customer service, they did not ask a lot of cash handling questions. A lot of "give an example" questions.
    Shared on January 2, 2020 - Teller - Redlands, CA
  • For examples of problem solving skills.
    Shared on August 11, 2019 - Customer Service Representative - Kansas City, MO

Interview tips at Citi

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)49%
  • Formal (business suit)47%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • They didn’t have a dress code1%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Citi

  • Practice answering behavioral and situational questions . Search them on the internet. Prepare a few scenarios . And think about your answer before you start to answer
    Shared on December 12, 2019
  • Be peeps to answer a lot of questions
    Shared on November 13, 2019
  • Learn at least a basic amount of Citibank products.
    Shared on October 8, 2019 - Personal banker - Hoboken, NJ

The first interview at Citi

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral27%
  • Recruiter contacted me23%
  • Other online job site16%
  • Through Indeed13%
  • Other11%

How candidates received their first interview at Citi

  • Through indeed.
    Shared on August 6, 2019 - Fraud Operations Specialist - San Antonio, TX
  • It was over the phone, a brief 15 minutes, very delightful.
    Shared on October 31, 2018 - Customer Service Representative - Gray, TN
  • Continued checking the status and showed diligence.
    Shared on February 7, 2018 - Business Analyst - Cincinnati, OH
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