Financial Advisors review the financial positions of their clients, provide them with advice, and help them develop better strategies to meet their financial goals. Strong candidates will be analytical and ethical. Avoid those who lack strong financial planning or communication skills.
Interview Questions for Financial Advisors
1. How do you build relationships with your clients? How do you guide them through tough situations?
Tests ability to build rapport.
2. Describe how you handle demanding clients. What would you do if they pushed you to act unethically?
3. What information do you use to evaluate a client’s financial position? Why?
Shows attention to detail.
4. Describe the most successful financial strategy you’ve developed. Most challenging?
Reveals more about work history.
5. What are some underutilized financial resources? How do you stay current on industry developments?
Shows understanding of trends.