The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at IBM in December 2009.
Interview Details –
Sent a resume through their system.
Got a phone call and was asked about my research plans. They asked about my publications which are pretty strong. Told me about what they are doing and we discussed some research opportunities.
A few days after I got a call from the hiring manager with a 'yes'.
Negotiation Details – did not negotiate
The process took 2 days - interviewed at IBM in March 2009.
Interview Details – I was first contacted by e-mail by a hiring manager. He indicated he found my profile online. He invited me for an on-site interview. The interview consisted in a formal presentation with slides, in front of about 20 people, followed by a one-on one interviews with about 12 people, over two days. Some of these people were managers, the others, technical people. They wanted to know about my accomplishments, what was the most challenging part, how well I collaborate with people, and how much initiative I showed in the past.
Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Since I had other offers from competing companies at that point, I was offered a salary slightly higher than the highest other offer. Also, I was offered a sign-up bonus. I didn't feel a need to negotiate, and I accepted the offer.
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