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Very challenging job, requiring more work to be performed many evenings and into the weekends

Operations Manager (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

ProsEnjoy working with people who have a passion for the jobs they perform. Most IBMers are very knowledgeable in their areas of expertise and will help you wherever possible.

ConsAs in most companies, I believe we are working far longer hours then ever before. If you are an exempt employee, your hourly rate drops significantly due to the excessive nights and weekends worked. As much as you earn, when you look at an hourly rate, it's not always that impressive.

Advice to Senior ManagementSeems like even in the best of times, IBM still does not offer much of a bonus or salary increase plan. Even as a top performer, you're lucky if your increase is 1-1.5%. I find this no way to retain top performers and talent. IBM seems to be moving towards a company that hires top talent, but that these people will only stay for 5 years. There is far more churn in attrition than ever before.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Can be hit or miss.

    Managing Consultant (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I have been working at IBM


    Pros: Consistently in some category of "Top XYZ of companies to work for," wide… Cons: Moving towards a virtual firm with little office interaction; VERY stingy with extras (providing cell phones or… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to the feedback of people leaving the company (during the exit interview) and channel up the chain of command in order to identify and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great company, rough job making 80+ cold calls a day.

    Lead Development Representative (Former Employee)
    Coppell, TX

    I worked at IBM


    Pros: Company is amazing. great benefits, amazing co-workers, all fellow employees… Cons: LDR Job-they were not upfront for how long we would be in this position- In the beginning said 6months to a year, after working for… Advice to Senior Management: More upfront about what job entails and how long you will be required to stay.… More
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