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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
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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
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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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