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I am in the process of applying to Barclays, under the new procedure i.e. no cv or covering letter, and was wondering if anyone had any insight into what the online interview involves please? I have done some looking around the web but all I can find is info from 2015 which appears to be prior to the change of structure to the recruitment process.
Thanks in advance!
I recently did the online interview for Barclays (Barclaycard International Graduate Programme). It was pretty difficult. The first section is 4 multiple choice questions where you have to choose from a number of potential conclusions. You have to base your answers on a data sheet that is provided. From what I understand the questions asked vary depending on the role you have applied for. You have 10 mins so split your time, work smart and don't panic.
There is a section where you are given 5 minutes to prepare for a 5 minute presentation where you have to give your thoughts and recommendations etc. This, again, is based on data etc etc. My one was giving recommendations relating to the type of security a new banking app should use (fingerprint, voice or pin). This is very challenging and I understand content of the presentation varies from role to role.
You are also asked to reply to an email you receive from a colleague/superior (can't remember which lol) that is criticising a report you wrote or recommendations you gave. This shouldn't be difficult.
At one point you are also asked to record a video response to a superior who has told you that a report written by you and your colleagues is strewn with errors. Respond appropriately, don't play the blame game etc.
The video questions give you 30 seconds to prepare then 3 mins to answer. Why barclays? Why this role/financial services? What challenges are faced by the area you are applying to? There was one more question that I can't remember tbh.
Good luck !