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Interviews at IBM

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IBM.
Interview experience
Based on 79 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 79 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 78 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 6.

Interview process length
About a week
26%
About a day or two
24%
About two weeks
19%
More than one month
17%
About a month
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Phone call/screening
56%
Background check
35%
Problem solving exercises
25%
Group interview
25%
Least reported steps
Drug test
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
3%

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)46%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)43%
  • They didn’t have a dress code6%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at IBM

  • Just be your self.
    Shared on 28 June 2020 - Incident Manager - Dublin
  • 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 site28%
  • Other17%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Through Indeed6%

How candidates received their first interview at IBM

  • Job Application
    Shared on 18 June 2020 - Global Risk and Compliance Officer (Team Lead) - Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15
  • 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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