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Interviews at Citi

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Citi.
Interview experience
Based on 342 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 342 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 319 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Citi

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
27%
About two weeks
25%
About a day or two
20%
About a month
19%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Background check
68%
Drug test
67%
Phone call/screening
63%
Group interview
23%
Least reported steps
Presentation
2%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
0%

Interview questions at Citi

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why are you interested in this position?
    Tell me about your customer service and sales experience.

    What type of leadership/management experience have you had?
    Shared on September 20, 2017 - AREA DIRECTOR ASSITANT - Youngstown, OH
  • Situational questions
    Shared on July 31, 2017 - Service Representative Level 4 - Irving, TX
  • What is the reason for wanting to work with us?
    Shared on April 28, 2017 - Investment Adviser - San Jose, Costa Rica
Interview tips at Citi
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)50%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)1%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Citi
  • Pay attention to the question, Be specific, Do not say anything negative about previous employers, Be Energetic and Positive, If you don't plan to stay with the company for a long time, make it seem l…
    Shared on November 17, 2017 - Collector II - Jacksonville, FL
  • Realize that there is a lot of competition for good job at Citi. If you are interviewing for a position in a corporate office, particularly if there is senior management in the building, dress well. K…
    Shared on October 12, 2017 - Senior Vice-President, Technology Infrastructure - Miami, FL
  • If you like being on the phones all day and saying things verbatim you will enjoy this job.
    Shared on October 5, 2017 - Customer Service Team Member - Florence, KY
The first interview at Citi
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral28%
  • Recruiter contacted me23%
  • Other online application18%
  • Through Indeed.com11%
  • Nothing is applicable8%
How candidates received their first interview at Citi
  • Continued checking the status and showed diligence.
    Shared on February 7, 2018 - Business Analyst - Cincinnati, OH
  • College recruitment
    Shared on November 2, 2017 - Mortgage Collector - Irving, TX
  • Campus Placement
    Shared on November 2, 2017 - Manager, Trade Finance - Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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