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IBM Inside Sales Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2014
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Boston, MA

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IBM in January 2010.

Interview Details – It was easy and the people were very nice.

Negotiation Details – It is what it is. This is what we have, if you don't like it, we have others in line waiting for the same offer.

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Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IBM in June 2014.

Interview Details – After being contacted by headhunter, I interviewed with Inside Sales Manager and then sponsor team. I misjudged the importance of the sponsor team, as it turns out they would be the deciders, not the manager who would be my boss. The salary of the job would be €65k On Target Earnings. It would however, have required a move to Dublin.

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Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IBM in October 2012.

Interview Details – I got hired after 2 interviews.

1st interview we talked about my resume and they made me sell a product.
 2nd same as first interview except that there where 2 managers to talk to.

Negotiation Details – relocation package is important for me.

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I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at IBM in January 2009.

Interview Details – I was an employee at the time. I was recommended for and got an interview in another division where I had excellent experience. As often happens at IBM, they were just going through the motions of interviewing people and had already decided on who they wanted. The manager was not paying attention and was distracted. He had no intention of even giving me a chance.

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  • He asked me to summarize my sales experience.   View Answer
  • What kind of Outside sales experience do you have?   View Answer

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