Thank you for seeing me. I'm really keen to look for a new job and I'd like to hear
challengingyour opinion on the chances of me getting a job in banking.
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: You're welcome. Let's look at some basic
bankinginformation first. Do you have any work experience in ?
finance managerJOHN: I have worked as a for the last three years in a multinational corporation, but I've never worked in a bank.
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: I'd like to know why you're so interested in the banking industry.
industryJOHN: I want to work in an where my financial prowess is recognized and rewarded.
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: Isn't that the case in your current company?
depaetmentsJOHN: Definitely not! The most respected are the Research and
Development Department and the Sales Department. People tend to forget my
performancecontribution to improving bottom-line business and think of me as a
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: I was wondering what expectations you would have from a new job.
salaryJOHN: Well, I would want my to be at least 15% higher than now and to
bonusreceive an annual performance . Do you have many
vacanciesbanking on your books at the moment?
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: Well, some of the smaller banks aren't recruiting but the major banks still feel it is important to hire motivated, new talent.
JOHN: I'm keen to have a change and get experience in a different industry.
resureRECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: Could I suggest that we make another .
I'd like to discuss prospective employers and their needs and review your in detail.
JOHN: When would be convenient for you?
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: I was wondering if Friday at 4pm would be convenient for you.
JOHN: That's fine. I will work on my resume and look forward to seeing you then.