Citigroup, Inc. - a global financial services holding company specialising in banking and financial solutions. Offers a broad range of products and services to individuals, corporations, governments and institutions: deposits, checks, online banking, individual retirement accounts, credit cards, personal, student and commercial real estate loans, cash management services, equity and account consolidation. It also provides online banking, cash management, transaction, trading, securities and fund services. The company was founded on 8 October 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Headquartered in New York (388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013). The Europe, Middle East and Africa regional centre is located in London in the Canary Wharf business district (25 and 33 Canada Square, London, UK), adjacent to HSBC headquarters and the Bank of America regional centre. The Asia Centre is in Hong Kong (Champion Tower, one of the two towers of the Three Garden Road complex) as well as Citi buildings in Singapore, Manila, Japan, Shanghai, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur and Mumbai. The Mexico hub is in Mexico City (at Citibanamex headquarters) and the regional Latin America hub is in Miami. In total, the group owns or leases 7,500 properties in 95 countries with a total area of 4.8m².
CEO of Citigroup Inc. is Jane Fraser, appointed on March 2021.
One of the first stages of the recruitment process is filling in the application form on Citigroup Careers website.
The applicant is required to provide information about work experience, education, skills and other necessary details.
There may be questions both about job preferences (e.g. desired type of employment, country and city of residence) and more personal questions (e.g. race and ethnicity, religion, disability)
Successful candidates are invited for a 15-20 min. phone call.
Soft skills are usually assessed during this call by the Citigroup recruiter.
In some cases, Citigroup hiring manager may invite you for a video interview (most commonly conducted with HireVue.) For software engineering positions, candidates may be asked to complete a coding challenge (problems on algorithms + take-home challenges.)
The next stage of the Citigroup recruitment process is an online assessment. The candidate will be sent an email invitation to complete Citigroup tests.
Citigroup uses different types of recruitment tests to assess candidates and their suitability for the position they are applying for.
Candidates are most often asked to complete the following tests:
Numerical reasoning tests are standardised psychometric assessment tools that help Citigroup determine a candidate's ability to work with numbers and graphs, make good decisions and draw conclusions based on numerical or statistical data. The tests simulate the work environment and goals of a prospective employee. Try our Free sample Numerical reasoning test.
Verbal reasoning tests allow Citigroup to determine a candidate's ability to perceive and analyse verbal information and to draw conclusions. Free sample Verbal tests are available to practice here and here.
Logical (inc. Diagrammatic and Inductive ) reasoning tests are designed to assess the candidate's ability to work with abstract information. Citigroup Logical assessment may consist of special diagrams, geometric shapes and other lined-up images, where a candidate has to continue the row in a logically correct way. Here you can practice a Free sample Logical test, a Free sample Diagrammatic test, and a Free sample Inductive test.
Situational judgement tests consist of short simulated scenarios that define a working style and assess specific tasks in a working environment. Citigroup Situational tests are used to assess applicants' competencies, communication skills, motivation, and preferred styles of problem-solving. Try our Free sample Situational judgement test before taking the real one.
Successful candidates are invited to visit the nearest Citigroup headquarters or office.
Candidates will have a chance to personally meet the hiring manager, team leaders and seniors during the assessment day.
Citigroup may organise a group exercise with candidates as part of the hiring procedure.
The final stage of the recruitment process.
The candidate will have a chance to meet the hiring manager, department director and/or division lead.
Normally, there is no assessment at this stage.
Candidates are mostly expected to demonstrate soft skills and a desire to join Citigroup.
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