BASIC EXPRESSIONS 基本句型表达
1) Tell me about yourself and your past experience.
2) For the past two years, I have been working in an investment banking.
3) My background and experience include working on a variety of projects and jobs in the financial industry.
4) I've had to adjust my style to the new environment several times.
5) What was the most significant project you’ve worked on?
6) It was a challenge for a person with a finance background.
7) I really need more information about the job before we start to discuss salary.
8) Does the company have a five-year plan?
I: Let's start the interview with some questions. Tell me about yourself and your past experience.
A: I have 10 years financial industry experience, working for several companies. For the past two years, I have been working in an investment banking. In addition to my analytical mindset, I have a background of solid accounting principles. I am a team player and have great communication and interpersonal skills. I thrive on challenge and work well in high-stress environments.
I: What finance experience have you had that qualifies you for this position?
A: My background and experience include working on a variety of projects and jobs in the financial industry. Most of my experience has been behind the scenes, doing the calculations. I want to work with clients and continue to grow and be challenged.
I: Why did you leave your last position?
A: I'm not finding the work as challenging as I used to. I want to find a job that is stimulating, where I can grow.
I: What are your strengths and weaknesses?
A: One of my strengths is my ability to be flexible. I've seen companies go through many changes in structure and management philosophy. I've had to adjust my style to the new environment several times. As far as weaknesses, I really enjoy my work, and sometimes I put in too much time. But by being aware of my tendency to overwork, I have learned to pace myself more and work less overtime.
I: How would your boss describe you and your work style?
A: She'd say I have a lot of initiative, I see the big picture and I do what has to be done. Second, I always meet deadlines. If I say I’m going to do something, I do it. Lastly, I have the ability to focus on what I'm working on I am not easily distracted.
I: What are your salary expectations?
A: I sure whatever you offer will be a fair amount for a person with my qualifications. Salary is not the most important factor to me. I'm looking for opportunity.
I: Do you have any questions?
A: Yes, I do. What do you see as the future trends for the industry?
I: Tell me something about yourself and your past.
A: I was born and grew up in Hebei Province. I moved to Beijing, where I started taking courses for my MBA. When I completed my degree, I was offered an opportunity working for a financial services company. I've worked there for eight years.
I: What was the most significant project you've worked on?
A: I was assigned a project to design a 360-degree performance system. It was a challenge for a person with a finance background. I met with the technical people and discussed the possibilities and obstacles. Based on that information, I selected a team and created a spreadsheet to manage the project. We got the project done on schedule. I was rewarded for outstanding results and was able to share the honors with the team.
I: What finance experience makes you qualified for this position?
A: For the past eight years, I have been working in the banking industry. I have a solid understanding of accounting concepts, an analytical mind and a strong attention to detail. I've had a lot of customer service training and experience, and I have been told that I excel in this area.
I: How would your coworkers evaluate you?
A: They'd say I was a hard worker and a real team player.
I: What are your salary expectations?
A: I really need more information about the job before we start to discuss salary. I'd like to postpone that decision until later.
investment 投资 analytic 分析的
mindset 倾向，习惯 interpersonal 人与人之间的
stimulating 刺激的 tendency 趋势
significant 有意义的，重大的 performance 业绩，性能
obstacle 阻碍，困难 spreadsheet 空白表格程序
on schedule 按时 excel in 在吜煜È
postpone 推迟 budget 预算
主要的国际金融组织有：国际货币基金组织International Monetary Fund（IMF）和世界银行World Bank。
1) For the past two years, I have been working in
an investment banking.
the Agriculture Bank of China
the China Construction Bank
the Industrial and Commercial Bank
过去两年中我一直在 一家投资银行 工作。
2) I had to adjust my style to the new environment several times. acclimatize
3) How would your boss describe you and your work style?