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Updated Nov 3, 2014
Updated Nov 3, 2014
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    Research Staff Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yorktown Heights, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yorktown Heights, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Gave a presentation, which was followed by 9 rounds of interviews. Mostly "fluffy" questions though

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None.. they give you a standard package based on your position
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Entry-Level Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at IBM in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview on campus with alumni representative. Personality interview that covered basic interview questions. Second and final round interview at IBM offices in NYC. Interviewed with three people, two of which were basic personality type interviews and the third was a case study. The case study was fairly straightforward, they weren't trying to trick you or throw anything really unexpected at you, just see that you prepared and try to understand your critical thinking process.

    Interview Questions
    • Prepare for case study, not unexpected but need to familiarize yourself beforehand. Other questions were straightforward interview questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Senior Change Management Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at IBM in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Heavy OB / Org Psych focus
    First round: informational / get to know interview with Associate Partner
    Second round: informational phone interview with a consultant
    Third and final round:
    Group case + two individual interviews (strategy case & behavioral)

    The overall process was light, positive, and very different from what I expected.

    Waiting for final result now.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at IBM in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Easy process. Phone screen then interview in office -- 3 30 minute interviews. Whole thing took several months.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at IBM in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through school, interview consisted of three back to back interviews. One behavioral, one technical and one case study. The technical was just discussing your technical proficiencies and the behavioral were just standard questions (i.e. tell me a time when..)

    Interview Questions
    • Case study about company that sold hardware, software and services over a 5 year period with declining revenues and flat gross profit.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Product Specialist Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Asked to phone interview and the interview took about 30 minutes. They ask general questions about yourself then give you a case question.

    Interview Questions
    • The case question about how they're going to operate on a new project and how I would approach the case.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
  8.  

    Senior Technical Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Fishkill, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Fishkill, NY
    Application Details

    The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Initial Phone interview. Was brought in by the hiring Manager. I had specific skills he was very much interested in. Most questions were based on technical aptitude pertaining to the opening.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    IT Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    There was a long period of waiting during the hiring freeze after an IBM employee reached out as initial interest. After hiring freeze ended, two customary HR interviews took place, and I was hired. This process was unorthodox compared to standard hiring process; the standard is to begin with university internship, post internship interview, then employer decision.

    Interview Questions
    • 30 minute intelligence test composing of many IQ-esque questions. (Matrix transpositions, pattern matching, simple math with large numbers, etc.)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation attempted, employer inflexible on offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at IBM in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted in August for a resume drop, then contacted again in September for interviews. Flown out to NYC office for interviews in late September. Interviews lasted only one morning, consisting of 1 case and 2 behavioral. My interviewer for the case was very unprepared and was looking up her case while I gave my "tell me about yourself" talk. Behavioral interviews were pretty standard. After the interview, I was told decisions would not be made until November. In the first week of November I was emailed saying I was still under consideration. After 2 weeks of not hearing anything, I emailed the recruiter and was replied to with a rejection.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to convince someone of an idea.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Consulting By Degrees Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at IBM in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through employee referral in August. Interviewed in NYC. 3 back to back to back 30 minute interviews. 1 case. Standard personality fit questions and why you want to work for IBM

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The Program is more rotational and I felt I wouldn't be able to progress my career and become proficient in a specific area.

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview

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