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Bank Interview: Is Suit A Must?

Hello house, I just got an invitation for an interview with zenith. I want to know if suit is a must for a guy. I will also appreciate tips from anyone: likely questions, and what l should expect.

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And fo those of you going to wear suit, No be Coat they say make una wear O! Before you say it is Nairaland members that adviced u O. Na suit they tell una to wear

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Not really, u can go with a chewing stick, and slippers, and also with ur boxer on, then maybe juz tell them u wanted to be the first guy there before anybody else.

I dun like your question.

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A suit is not a must but a raincoat or a waist coat is a must!

Brash! (m)

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Apparently!!!

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well, when I wrote Zenith bank's test, we were expressely told that if we were successfully, we'ld be called upon and when coming we were to be dressed in suit. Infact on the interview day, everybody was dressed in suit. So atleast for Zenith bank, suit is a must.

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Not even only a Bank you must corporately dressed when going for interviews. For Banks even your shoe must be shining like diamond because the people interviewing you will assess all that.

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If you're attending an interview for any kind of skilled profession, you better be wearing a suit if you're a guy!  Then again knowing Naija, there might a certain dress code I am not aware of.  Abi dem don dey allow agbada for interview these days?  I won't be surprised sha cause for Naija, impossible is nothing.  Peace!

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better to be over dressed than under dressed. Noone can disqualify you for wearing a suit, but you can be disqualified for not wearing one, especially if it official dress code of the bank you are interviewing with.

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Not is is not a must Shirt and trousers are the best for interviews.

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If you are going for bank interview then wear a suit.

, I remember going for one and was asked why i wasnt wearing a fullsuit. I had to lie that my blazer was in the car.

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Suit is a MUST for any bank interview.

If you do not put on suit to ZENITH bank interview, you have failed half way.

You must super impress your interviewers to get the job without a suit.

Please, do not squander your chances except if you do not seriously want the job.

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The golden rule is: dress the part or slightly above the part. What this means is that your dressing should be at the mode, style and level you ought to if you eventually land the job or at a level above that position i. e. at the level your direct boss will dress. It does not matter whether it is Zenith Bank or Nigerian Breweries or Xyz Incorporated. Don't try the dress down culture until you are in!

All the best

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you go look like what you want.

you must wear suit,no be coat.

any how coat eh, you sabi now.

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You need to ask about their dress code but suit is the preffered for most business meet and to be honest how you present yourself to the company boost your chances of getting employed even having passed all the rigorous testing and tech bit. The person interviewing you have to have a sense of likening for you. Go for the general pool and always wear suit except if it is against your belief or religion

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Wearing a suit for a bank interview is important, whose going to employ you in any bank if you don't care about your appearance or you're dressed casually. If you go to any bank, you'll see that all the employers wear suits, so why wouldn't you wear a suit for the interview?

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Yea, I wore a suit. And the interview was cool.

By the way, how nosy are you cheek? Ah, never mind, just wanted to b a little nosy

Shalom

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How was the interview? I hope you wore suit on that day.

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Wearing a suit in 40 degrees humid heat is just criminal .

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My dear dont mind those decieving you o!!!!

so far you are in Nigeria, wearing a suit for an interview is very complusory,

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I bow for all u naive guys wey dey say suit is not compulsory.Whether the weather is 2000 degrees,if u r going for a bank interview and u dont have a suit you have lost the job.Please stop sending wrong message to innocent ones out there.During an interview session in Zenith the officials sent someone home to go and get a suit and i had to borrow the guy mine or else he wouldnt have been interviewed.

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Really, I don't think its a must for you to wear suit, depends on the weather for the day!you could do with a nice long sleeves shirt and a fine trousers and good shoe.No be the one wen you go wear suit come out for house reach road pull am off dey find where to keep am wen heat don nearly finish you.

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Simply put, if you want to hav a chance at getting the job, wear a suit.

If you dont, then dont.

Its really not compulsory,

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I think SUIT is very important for Every interview in any part of the world or what do u thinks?

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you guys are really wonderful. Thnx house.

Am already thru with the second interview(and probably the final). I pray God smiles on me.

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Please always wear a suit, it is the safest choice.

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isnt corporate not good enough?

one doesnt have to be in a suit to look corporate or dress corporate and decent.

haba.

These people are just looking for an opportunity to eliminate some candidates

*so i guess one just has to wear a suit so as not to get into the elimination list*

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Always stick to suits they are the wiser choice. Appearance and first impression matters alot.

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I would advise you to inquire of the bank whether it is compulsory to wear a suit. If it is, there are suits made of good quality light material that you can buy. Another trick is to put on the suit at the gate of the branch, leave it unbuttoned until you are called in for your interview, that way you reduce sweating.

Likely questions

1. Why do you want this job?

2. What experience do you have that you believe would be useful for the job

3.If successful how soon can you start

4. Give examples of team working, solving problems, working under pressure, organising and prioritising your work, dealing with difficult clients/ customers or team mates etc

5. what is your weakness and strength

6. What motivates you and how do you describe success

7. What do you know about the company

8. Are you willing to travel

9. Tell us about yourself, any hobbies and why do you think you are the best for the job

10. Do you have any questions ( I will suggest you ask questions relating to the culture, ethos of the company, targets etc) Don't ask about salary and how quickly you will be promoted

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Na ogbonge colomentality dey worry all those Naija banks.

Even for the main the main money joints for world, like New York, Chicago and London, way be say cold dey sef, no be must to wear suit. But come Naija, under better sun wey hot pass Iya Sikira boli, naim dem dey wear suit like no man's business, dey sweat like Bitrus for rooster Crow at Dawn! World pipo! Naija pipo! Una don try!

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why risk it, better to be safe than sorry, just wear a suit.

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A suit is not a must but at least a smart shirt, trouser, neat shoes and possibly a tie should be fine!

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It is mandatory you go in suit, cos u will addressed from the way u are dressed.

Try to know about the bank, navigate thru their website.

Be calm, prayerful and i believe my able God shall get you the job.

All the best.

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guy just try to know about the bank that the MD, Chairman, number of the branches and so on. And try as much as possible to have confidence in yourself, be well composed and give straight forward, sinple and direct short answers to every questions. Pls try to get one suit bcoz appearance also carry marks and there is this saying that "First appearance matters a lot". I wish you all the very best.

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Thnx guys for ur advice. as for when i wrote the test, i can't really say. i wrote one on the 17th of April. after waiting and not hearing from them. i gate-crashed a second test( that was in june ). i approached one of the officials after the test to let him know my situation. he told me that my script will not be marked since i already wrote one. he added that anything could happen though. so i wouldn't know which of the two ,

Am grateful for ur contributions. what i need now is ur prayer. interview is by 9 am 2mrow. good night nigeria.

love y'all

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Dont wear suit na, u go hear wien

a guy lost a job at my office last week cos he came to see my boss w/out suit

lolololol

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PLEASE when did you take the test? please reply and  i wonder why you would not wear what you would be wearing almost everyday at work

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for any interview you should wear a suit , unless you are interviewing in an environment not conducive to one

Dress for success!!!

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With Zenith, It is a necessity.

I have mine today. Although I didn't go with suit. but it was so glare that I should have come with one.

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