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IBM Reviews in Atlanta, GA

Updated February 12, 2015
Updated February 12, 2015
70 Reviews
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Pros
  • Work from home 2 days/week if you have to commute over 45 minutes to the office (in 1347 reviews)

  • Work life balance ( Work from home) & wider opportunity if you have good network (in 1315 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life/balance depends entirely on the management of your individual projects (in 423 reviews)

  • Senior Management thinks that too many metrics are replacement for good management (in 214 reviews)

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  1.  

    Company in Transition

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work life Balance and ability to work from home.

    Cons

    Promotion requires a lot of red tape. PDFA or promotion process is difficult. They need to streamline it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need determine future of Cloud and outsourcing businesses

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Solid company, good experience overall

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    Smart people
    great compensation (including an annual bonus)
    Good benefits
    Had several engagements with "name brand" clients

    Cons

    A little too political (at least within IBM Global Services)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Good solid company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    Shifting environment to Cloud

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Place To Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Job flexibility and ability to work from home is great

    Cons

    The compensations could be better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Lot of opportunities to learn about various industries and domains. Keeps you ahead of time if you utilize the avail enable opportunities smartly.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom given to build your own solutions and add your own flavour to work.

    Cons

    Sometimes travel becomes hectic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help employees foster imagination abd creativity more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Project Manager of CEBU Customer Business Education Union

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Professional Team Image, Great Training Workshops,

    Cons

    Cant think of any, had a great work experience while under the employ of IBM

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None at this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Management in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Management in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work from home

    Cons

    No salary increases or bonuses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to understand the impact of layoff. A lot of knowledge leaves with the employee

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Summer Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at IBM as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very educational. I learn a lot. I had a lot of fun. it was great. They catered to my every need. It had it's perks

    Cons

    The commute was a long ways away. The commute was a long ways away. The commute was a long ways away.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    SWG IBMer via an acquisition, challenging and demanding job, but satisfying, great benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The ability to work and interact with the upper management of corporations world wide.

    Cons

    Travel can be heavy at times and the job, if you are doing it right, is constantly demanding but at the same time satisfying depending on your own successes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Technology Leader

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Contractor - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Huge opportunity for exposure to cross technology, Very useful expertise with wide range of industres.

    Cons

    Fragmented real time business exposure, Limited ecosystem experience from the over all business perspective of Technology solutions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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