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Interviews at IBM

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IBM.
Interview experience
Based on 60 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 60 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 59 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at IBM

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
27%
About a week
25%
More than one month
19%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Phone call/screening
59%
Background check
39%
Group interview
32%
Problem solving exercises
29%
Least reported steps
Drug test
4%
They have no interview
2%
Other
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at IBM

  • Clear, fast
    Shared on 19 September 2019 - Global Asset Management Lead - Dublin

Interview questions at IBM

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How can you help us
    Shared on 1 April 2019 - Extreme Blue Internship - Dublin
Interview tips at IBM
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)55%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)38%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at IBM
  • Use the STAR system for answering questions and keep answers concise.
    Shared on 24 February 2020 - Senior Technical Support Analyst - Dublin 4
The first interview at IBM
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me33%
  • Other online job site27%
  • Other20%
  • Employee referral13%
  • I called them7%
How candidates received their first interview at IBM
  • I applied to their website
    Shared on 19 September 2019 - Global Asset Management Lead - Dublin
  • Referal by a friend
    Shared on 16 July 2019 - Remote Support Technician - Cairo
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