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Interviews at IBM

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IBM.
Interview experience
Based on 92 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 92 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 87 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
28%
About two weeks
25%
About a month
18%
More than one month
15%
About a day or two
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
58%
Phone call/screening
51%
Background check
37%
Group interview
24%
Problem solving exercises
18%
Least reported steps
Drug test
5%
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at IBM

  • Transparency.
    Shared on March 15, 2019 - Logistics Supervisor - Kaki Bukit
  • It is usually an HR interview and Hiring Manager interview
    Shared on February 19, 2019 - HR Service Administrator – EDM P&S Practitioner - National Capital Region
  • Phone call interview first and face to face interview secondly.
    Shared on November 21, 2018 - IT Technical Support - Singapore

Interview questions at IBM

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Working experience, hobby's,
    Shared on March 15, 2019 - Logistics Supervisor - Kaki Bukit
  • About previous experience
    Shared on October 8, 2018 - Incident & Quality Manager - India
  • Your own strength and weakness . Your adaptability and how you overcome difficult situation .

    can you work shift or long hours if required
    Shared on July 30, 2018 - Inventory controller - Tampines

Interview tips at IBM

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)43%
  • Formal (business suit)38%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at IBM

  • Be very clear about process as IBM is a very process driven company
    Shared on December 20, 2019 - ITSM Lead - Singapore Changi Business Park
  • Just be yourself. Get prepared as always with your skills.
    Shared on June 28, 2019 - Software Test Engineer - Philippines