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IBM Sales Interview Questions

Interviews at IBM

37 Interview Reviews

Experience

Experience
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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Sales Interview

Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
Accepted Offer
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at IBM (Seattle, WA (US)) in March 2008.

Interview

Really won't get in to company if you don't have someone
On the inside.

Interview Questions

  • What makes you think you are qualified to work here?   1 Answer
  • Why do you feel you are more qualified then a man for this job?   1 Answer

Negotiation

No negotiation. It was cut and dried. They named a price
and no room for negotiation. I figured I just
needed to work hard to earn more.

Other Interview Reviews for IBM

  1.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orange, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at IBM (Orange, CA (US)) in April 2009.

    Interview

    Very detailed and spread over multiple weeks. Had to speak with multiple people in multiple capacities. Had to make multiple inquiries to make sure the process was still moving forward. Culminated in an onsite interview on the East Coast

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at IBM (Raleigh, NC (US)).

    Interview

    Set up a phone and changed the schedule 3 X's. Got frustrating. Obviously read a script and knew very little about the deal, process and job. It was more a PR stunt

    Interview Questions

    • Will you quite your current job? Any questions for me?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Basic behavioral interview, nothing surprising. Most questions were about my work and leadership experience. I had to interview with 3 IBM employees

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    It was an easy interview for a nerd like me. huge company with tons of perks. free lunches, laptops, vacation time, etc.

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at IBM.

    Interview

    Multiple interviews and background check

    Interview Questions


  6.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IBM in March 2012.

    Interview

    Resume Screening, phone and then face to face interview. In first started as a regular interview then moved into more advance type questions which was a major experience coming from college as a student who loved to party all day, JK, I was a library wanna be.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    NONE


  7. Helpful (1)  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at IBM in January 2010.

    Interview

    It was one meeting for coffee. There were no hard questions. In the next 3 weeks i had a job. I would recommend you find out how long your boss will be there. Before you join.

  8.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Interview

    It was decent just a quick little interview. Then boom "I'll call you within a few days". Never reached out. Overall I don't think they were interested in me anyway

    Interview Questions


  9.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Berwyn, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at IBM (Berwyn, PA (US)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Great company, great experience

    Phone Screen - background review
    Group interview with different managers and other candidates - different activities, ie. business case, presentation, survival game,
    One to one interview with manager and director

    Interview Questions


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