IBM
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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Lexington, MA

I have been working at IBM

ProsGood corporate culture promoting self-growth. Excellent intranet with daily news regarding what's going on in the organization. Great networking functionality and connectivity software. Work in various cross-functional teams with smart and experienced people. Good work life balance and friendly co-workers.

ConsSomewhat lack of transparency from upper management regarding direction of the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore transparency regarding personnel plans

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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You can do better elsewhere.

Systems Services Representative (Former Employee)
Birmingham, AL

I worked at IBM


Pros: Experience and exposure to all types of businesses and situations.Training that used to be second to none.It still looks good on your resume to have… Cons: No advancement potential, very top heavy in management, too much supervision when it is not necessary. Management roulette practiced by the company, you have a… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to and respect your employees. Streamlone you operations. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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IBM is a good short-term first job, but no place to make a career anymore.

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Burlington, VT

I have been working at IBM


Pros: If you can manage yourself and your networking, IBM can be a very rewarding place to begin a career. With good political skills, a good… Cons: IBM Microelectronics is a microcosm of most large companies. It is very politically connected and without the right connections your career will quickly stagnate. As… Advice to Senior Management: Senior management treats IBM Microelectronics rather poorly. They need to either treat it as a full business and make the push into full foundry services… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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