Zurich North America
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Interviews at Zurich North America

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Zurich North America.
Interview experience
Based on 65 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 64 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 56 interviews
About a month

Interview process at Zurich North America

Overview experience

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

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

Interview process length
About a month
30%
More than one month
27%
About a week
18%
About two weeks
16%
About a day or two
9%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
83%
On-site interview
78%
Background check
50%
Group interview
31%
Drug test
17%
Least reported steps
Other
2%
Take-home/sample work
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Zurich North America

  • Screened by Zurich HR, referred to department head
    Shared on May 6, 2020 - Regulatory Compliance Specialist - telephone
  • Multiple stages. For claims you interview with every claim dept. if you have never done claims before.
    Shared on October 19, 2017 - Claims Specialist - Rancho Cordova, CA
  • I didn't have an interview since I was already in the position a temp
    Shared on September 11, 2017 - Claims Administrative Assistant - New York, NY

Interview questions at Zurich North America

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Entry-level position:

    Why are you interested in this position

    Tell me about a time you faced a challenge and how did you overcome it

    Tell me about a time you had to deal with a conflict with a cowork…
    Shared on June 30, 2020
  • Job related experience, time in current position, Microsoft Office experience
    Shared on May 6, 2020 - Regulatory Compliance Specialist - telephone
  • The initial interview was pretty easy, the interviewers were very nice. But after 4 weeks of waiting to hear back from them I got another job. It’s just unprofessional to let people “hang” for weeks e…
    Shared on March 2, 2020

Interview tips at Zurich North America

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)53%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)44%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • They didn’t have a dress code1%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Zurich North America

  • If it’s for VSC.... run the other way,
    Shared on September 16, 2019 - Vehicle Service Contract Claims Adjuster - Overland Park, KS
  • Don't worry about your knowledge of various underwriting / data entry / claims entry systems. I worked in General Insurance before Zurich, and when I started here I had the same amount of useful know…
    Shared on July 5, 2018
  • In interviewing if you have experience in the industry be confident in your work experience and what the market value for your job title pays out there.
    Shared on May 19, 2018 - Claims Service Representative Tier 3 - Schaumburg, IL

The first interview at Zurich North America

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral39%
  • Other online job site21%
  • Recruiter contacted me18%
  • Through Indeed11%
  • Other7%

How candidates received their first interview at Zurich North America

  • I applied through Monster (2009) and had a phone interview with a recruiter first.
    Shared on July 5, 2018
  • I received my job at Zurich through a temp agency
    Shared on September 11, 2017 - Claims Administrative Assistant - New York, NY
  • Through a friend
    Shared on April 1, 2017 - Casualty Offsite Team Leader - New York, NY