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Its a good place to learn more

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Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I have been working at IBM as a contractor

Pros

Its a good place to learn more

Cons

Progress is slow in terms of position

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Top-heavy bureaucracy, often highly frustrating

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    Current Employee - Managing Consultant
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance
    Pretty much allowed to be yourself - good autonomy
    Reasonably varied work (sometimes)
    Can be interesting if all your ducks fall into line and you have a good team working on a good project

    Cons

    Huge administrative overhead
    Lots of incompetent people
    Perverse incentives created by poorly thought out performance metrics
    Feel like an employee ID number, not like a person
    Too much bidding for work that we want to win, not that we can do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Looking up there is little to inspire me

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    A Gradual erosion of employee morale

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Failry flexible with daily working hours

    Cons

    No pay increments, so losing pace with cost of living

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect all of your staff, not just the superstars

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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