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IBM is a great place to work

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Current Employee - Technical Solutions Architect in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Technical Solutions Architect in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at IBM

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Respect of employees and autonomy to do the job well.

Cons

Sometimes feel left alone and outsourcing tends to create communication gaps.

Advice to Management

Globalization of the workforce and distribution of tasks around the globe are hurting service delivery

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    Excellent company. Excellent pay.

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    Former Employee - Software Sales in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Software Sales in Bethesda, MD

    I worked at IBM

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent earnings in a pleasant atmosphere. Work at home encouraged.

    Cons

    The matrix is enormous at IBM.

  2. It's a great place for flexibility of schedule for professionals who can manage their own time

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at IBM

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Solid training for their products and the market
    Decent non-compensation benefits
    Solid first line management (if you are lucky)
    Reputation benefits for resumes if you are looking to move

    Cons

    Management is hit or miss
    Advancement is either sold as easy but in reality it is limited
    Too much reliance on virtual education in technical fields

    Advice to Management

    They need to focus on what makes them a successful firm, the people and remove the bureaucratic hurdles that have grown organically as they got really large.

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