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Not so exciting compared to Silicon Valley companies, but comfortable and challenging place to work for

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Current Employee - IT Specialist in Tokyo (Japan)
Current Employee - IT Specialist in Tokyo (Japan)

I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

- The market leader position as a solution provider that can offer services and products to almost any of the IT-related problems of clients.
- Ample funds to R&D.
- Most of your colleagues are smart and nice to talk and work with.
- Workplace atmosphere naturally encourages working parents to spare some working time for their children.

Cons

- Bureaucracy and many internal business processes exist before moving things forward for clients.
- Not very attractive monetary incentive and compensation for young employees.

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  1. Web Developer

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    Software giant company with great benefits. Ability to work on big projects with an international team.

    Cons

    Working for a large company sometimes involve dealing with a high amount of bureaucracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on breaking projects into smaller groups for ease of management.

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  2. Great place to be - Very professional environment

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    Current Employee - Client Executive in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Client Executive in Zürich (Switzerland)

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

    Pros

    Global Team with highly motivated and skilled people
    Very broad product range
    Great vision: Smarter Planet
    Change the world with the help of IT

    Cons

    Processes and structures are to rigid
    Admin work has increased over the years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give more power to the individuals
    Reduce processes
    Introduce more customer centric simpler processes and structures

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    Positive Outlook
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