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Not the company it used to be

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Information Security Consultant  in  Phoenix, AZ
Current Employee - Information Security Consultant in Phoenix, AZ

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

Pros

Intelligent, hard working colleagues. Challenging work.

Cons

Too much executive management. Off shoring done at such a rapid rate that it affects customer satisfaction.

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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Good company to start your career

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    - Many learning opportunities
    - Good benefits

    Cons

    - Super Bureaucratic environment
    - Brutal travel (consulting) with no geographic preference for project allocation
    - Remote work culture (both pro/con) No community feeling/bonding

  2.  

    Employee morale low, bottom line growth at expense of employees, Ginni trying to turn things around

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Ginni is working to put the spark back in the company and to make IBM more relevant. I hope that she succeeds.

    Cons

    - Burdensome procedures and policies slows down decision making and execution.
    - Bottom line growth has been at the expense of employee benefits and raises.
    - Career advancement options not understood, for those who don't live near/work at IBM headquarters
    - Employee morale is at a low in many parts of IBM

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    With a new CEO, it looks like the company is moving in the right direction, but early to tell.

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