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lies lies and excuses when it comes to raises or promotions.

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Current Employee - IT Specialist in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - IT Specialist in Chicago, IL

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

Pros

stay away. ibm sucks big time. the only good thing is co workers.

Cons

management.
ibm milks clients dry.
lies to its employees.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

stop being useless and just do what you are told. try to have more control.

Doesn't Recommend
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    Good benefits and flexibility, not so good upper management

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    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Flexible with personal life.
    Good benefits.
    Room to grow: you can move across groups, departments, etc. relatively easily.
    Culture that promotes integrity.

    Cons

    Budget freezing is crippling teams. The 'do more with less' mentality needs to stop.
    Decisions from execs and finance are negatively affecting teams.
    Benefits could be better compared to other high tech companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep teams together, don't tear them apart, especially when they succeed in putting out a good product. Bring in more people to bolster teams or you're going to lose good talent that you already have.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Growing pains

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Columbia, MO
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Columbia, MO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    IBM seems very generous with the way it handles its employees. Between the benefits package, IBM events, community discounts, essentially unlimited sick leave, and flexible work schedule, it has made for a fantastic starting point for an IT career.

    Cons

    IBM is implementing a new system for technical support, and it is currently going through understandable growing pains. For the most part management still seems to be trying to figure out how to best handle the new system, and many odd decisions are made that often hinder efficiency in favor of process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try not to be so afraid of third party software. IBM is really good at many things, but many items in their software portfolio should be scrapped.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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