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Interview Question

Technical Analyst Interview Portsmouth, North West England, England (UK)

"Why did you apply to IBM we don't have phd graduates apply

  to IBM, I've never seen a PhD graduate at IBM?" closely followed by "I had assumed you by your name you were going to be a woman?"

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jaw dropping facial reaction

Interview Candidate on Sep 18, 2012

Don't get this - I know of at least a dozen phd's in the area I work in (from physics it's to history and classics phd's) - all are customer facing roles. I've also managed a couple - and i was a manager for only 2.5 years

Anonymous on Apr 17, 2016

Also last comment verges on discrimination. Anyone trained by Ibm in management or recruitment must not make that sort of comment

Anonymous on Apr 17, 2016

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