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IBM Interview Questions in Germany

Updated Dec 22, 2014
Updated Dec 22, 2014
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  1.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Munich (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Munich (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at IBM in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 telefonische Kennenlerngespräche, 1 Bewerbungsgespräch vor Ort

    Bei mir gab es ein erstes Kennenlernen mit der Personalabteilung per Handy. Danach kam noch ein Telefonat mit zwei führenden Beratern. Das letzte Gespräch (persönliches Gespräch) führte ich mit einem führenden Berater und einem seiner Geschäftspartner.

    2 phone interviews, 1 on-site interview

    I had an initial screening with HR via phone. This was followed by another telephone interview with two managing consultants. the last interview was conducted by one managing consultant and one partner.

    Interview Questions
    • Frage zur Markterschließung   Market-seizing question   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The company I was hired for was bought by IVM, so it isnt relevant as the current interview process by IBM

    Interview Questions
    • The company I was hired for was bought by IVM, so it isnt relevant as the current interview process by IBM   Answer Question
    No Offer
  3.  

    3D Integration Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Was given an oppurtunity because of some contact there, however did not feel the people there were really interested me....one could say I got negative vibes. No brain racking interview questions at all.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    IT-Spezialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stuttgart (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stuttgart (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Jobmesse
    Einladung zu Assessment-Center
    Die üblichen Gruppen-Assessment-Center-Spiele, die zu erwarten sind, einschließlich eines persönlichen Interviews mit meinem späteren Chef

    Job fair
    Invite to Assessement Center
    The usual group assessement center games you might expect including 1:1 interview with my later boss

    Interview Questions
    • Sei Generalist. Sei aufgeschlossen. Sei du selbst. Das hilft am meisten.   Be a generalist. Be open minded. Be yourself. This helps a lot.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Erhielt ein gutes Angebot und musste nicht wirklich verhandeln
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Werkstudent Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stuttgart (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stuttgart (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at IBM in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Das Vorstellungsgespräch und die Einstellung verliefen problemlos; die Fragen waren bloß grundlegender Natur. Im Wesentlichen interessieren sie sich für dein Hintergrundwissen. Da der Job, um den ich mich bewarb, sich auf Datenbanken bezog, stellten sie mir Fragen zu einfachen Join-Anweisungen und dem Codieren simpler Abfragen.

    Hiring and interview process was stressless, just basic questions. They mainly check you background experience, and the job i applied was related to database, so they asked for basic join questions, and writing simple queries.

    Interview Questions
    • Sie sind überqualifiziert. Wollen Sie den Job immer noch?   You are overqualified, do you still want to be employed for this job ?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Keine Verhandlungen für Werkstudenten/Praktikantenlohn.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at IBM in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    1 Telefoninterview, 3 persönliche Interviews

    Interview Phone 1, in person 3

    Negotiation Details
    Keine Verhandlung
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Kundendienstmitarbeiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at IBM in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Langweilig. Es dauerte etliche Wochen, aber alle Manager, die ich traf, wollten mit mir zusammenarbeiten.

    Boring, takes several weaks, but alle managers I do meet wants to work with me

    Interview Questions
    • Warum wollen Sie nach 5 Jahren Ihre Stelle wechseln?   Why doyou want to change after 5 years?   View Answer
    • Kennen Sie jemanden aus der Unternehmensführung?   Do you know C-Level people ?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Konnten mir nicht sagen, ob mein OTE in Ordnung war. Wollten sich in den nächsten fünf Wochen mit einem Angebot bei mir melden.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    SAP Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hamburg (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hamburg (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at IBM in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Ich war bei IBM vorher Praktikant und habe mich online beworben. Ich kannte einen der Interviewer aus meiner vergangenen Arbeitserfahrung, also hatte ich einen Vorteil. Fragen kamen u.a. darüber, wie ich mit dem Reisen umgehen würde, wie ich mir den Job vorstellte und was mich insbesondere dafür qualifiziert.

    I interned at IBM before and applied online. I knew one of the interviewers from my past work experience so I had an advantage. Questions included how I would deal with the travel involved, how I imagined the job to be like and what would make me qualified in particular.

    Interview Questions
    • Wie würden Sie mit dem vielen Reisen und der Unsicherheit, die dieser Job mit sich bringt, umgehen?   How would you deal with the extensive travel and uncertainty involved in the job?   View Answer
    • Warum wollen Sie diesen Job?   Why do you want this job?   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Senior Managing Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    (Translated from English)

    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at IBM in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    - zwei separate Tage für Bewerbungsgespräche

    - einer mit einem Partner und einem potenziellen Kollegen und einer mit einem Mitarbeiter der HR-Abteilung und einem anderen potenziellen Kollegen

     - ein Teil mit einer frei gehaltenen Präsentation

     - nur typische Fragen auf hohem Niveau

    gut:

     - keine schlimmen Fragen

     - Leute waren wohlwollend gestimmt

    nicht gut:

     - Leute waren nicht in der Lage, einen guten Eindruck vom zukünftigen Job und der Unternehmenskultur zu vermitteln

     - Leute konnten die hierarische Struktur des Unternehmens nicht erklären

    - two separate interview appointed days
    - one with a partner and a potential colleague and one with a HR person and other potential colleague
    - one times with free style presentation
    - only typical high level questions

    good:
    - no bad questions
    - people was well-meant

    not good:
    - people was not able to gives a good impression of the future job and companies culture
    - people was not able to explain the companies hierarchical model

    Interview Questions
    • die Fragestellung einer Fallstudie lösen und das Ergebnis präsentieren   to solve a case study question and to present the result   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    BA Studies In Computer Science Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at IBM in May 2008.

    Interview Details

    After sending in my applicaiton i had to some online tests. Afterwards I was invited to an AC where we had to solve some tasks on our own and some in a group. Had an OK feeling but didn't go that well than.

    Interview Questions
    • Tthink of a Business Case of an online learning platform and present it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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