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Interviews at IBM

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IBM.

Interview experience

Based on 137 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 133 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 126 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at IBM

Overall experience

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About two weeks
23%
About a month
23%
About a week
21%
More than one month
17%
About a day or two
15%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
67%
Phone call/screening
64%
Background check
47%
Problem solving exercises
32%
Written test
28%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Other
4%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at IBM

  • Excellent, informative
    Shared on 17 July 2019 - Network Technical Officer - Baulkham Hills NSW
  • Simple ,pleasant and to the point. our skill is questioned our best is supposed to be shared
    Shared on 6 January 2019 - Incident coordinator - Hyderabad, INDIA
  • 2-3 interviews
    Shared on 9 September 2018 - Managing Consultant - Sydney NSW
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Interview questions at IBM

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • My interview was on incident and service management directly hard to remember but I had over all 69 questions that I remember as I cracked :)
    Shared on 6 January 2019 - Incident coordinator - Hyderabad, INDIA
  • The future goalsThe salary expectationswilling to travel for the job
    Shared on 14 October 2018 - Field Service Engineer - Sydney Western Suburbs NSW
  • Where you want to see yourself after 3 years?
    Shared on 17 September 2018 - Sr. Business Analyst - Haryana

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Interview tips at IBM

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)53%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)38%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at IBM

  • Be yourself
    Shared on 17 June 2020 - Executive Enterprise Architect / Senior Managing Consultant - Perth WA
  • Check the org structure before going into an interview so you understand who you're addressing and what their possible agenda could be
    Shared on 25 March 2019 - Compliance Subject Matter Expert - Newcastle home office
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