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Interviews at IBM

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IBM.
Interview experience
Based on 78 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 74 interviews
Difficult
Interview process length
Based on 74 interviews
About a week

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 7.

Interview process length
About a week
26%
About a day or two
20%
About a month
20%
More than one month
18%
About two weeks
16%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Phone call/screening
70%
Background check
48%
Written test
42%
Drug test
26%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Presentation
3%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at IBM

  • In person interview
    Shared on July 5, 2019 - A customer service representative - Quezon City
  • It isn't anything you expected. It's a situational type of interview and it mostly consists of adlibs :)
    Shared on June 26, 2019 - Technical Support Specialist - Santa Rosa City
  • Casual; easy and manageable
    Shared on March 11, 2019 - Asean Product Sales Advisor Specialist(PH) - Singapore

Interview questions at IBM

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How can you be an asset to the company if hired? How do you connect a dvd player to a television? etc
    Shared on February 26, 2019 - Customer Service Representative - Up techonohub
  • How do i see myself 5 years from that time.
    Shared on February 14, 2019 - COLLECTIONS AGENT (Inbound and outbound) - UP Ayala Tehcnohub Commonwelath, Quezon City
  • How do you handle stress?how do you see yourself 3-5 years from nowwhy should we hire you.
    Shared on February 10, 2019 - Individual contributor - National Capital Region

Interview tips at IBM

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)53%
  • Formal (business suit)30%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at IBM

  • You did great. I enjoyed the interview since I didnt need to blurt out the answers that I memorized
    Shared on June 26, 2019 - Technical Support Specialist - Santa Rosa City
  • Be technical and math savvy
    Shared on June 2, 2019 - Reservation Officer - Mandaluyong

The first interview at IBM

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed34%
  • Employee referral33%
  • Other33%
  • Other online job site0%
  • Recruiter contacted me0%

How candidates received their first interview at IBM

  • Their recruiter contacted me through LinkedIn
    Shared on September 18, 2019 - Enterprise Applications Leader - Quezon City
  • Always trust your self and confident.
    Shared on June 13, 2019 - IBS Security Supervisor - Eastwood City
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