Preparing for an interview isn’t rocket science. You spend as much time as you can researching the firm and the people with whom you’ll speak. Coming in armed with facts about a bank or other financial firm not only shows you’re invested in the process, it’ll also provide some salient talking points.
But where do you start? With all the information that’s made public today, it’s easy to get lost in the minutia. Business schools suggest you undertake a technical analysis of the company, digging into key data and the overall structure of the company. Here are the main questions you need answers to, courtesy of career counselors at NYU Stern School of Business. Many of the answers to these questions can be found on a bank’s website and in its quarterly and annual reports.