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I hope it gets better

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at IBM full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Generally Good benefits. Coworkers are outstanding to work with.

Cons

Benefits are consistently declining for the past 15 years. No real improvement in benefits for past 15 years except for soft benefits that add little value for the employee. Company has progressed from very caring company to an employee beat down environment. Respect for the individual has disappeared. Aggressive layoffs yearly, unannounced to the public dismissing older employees. Morale low.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Wake up to the way you are treating employees.

Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Was outsourced to IBM, and was good for the first year then it all went down hill.

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    Former Employee - Senior IT Specialist in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Senior IT Specialist in Denver, CO

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, good 401k match, employee discounts

    Cons

    Pension dissolved, mass layoffs, low raises, deduction in pay while the work load get bigger because of the mass layoffs

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Wonderful Experience

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Dubuque, IA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Dubuque, IA

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great management and co-workers, come and go whenever for short breaks, no punch out time cards, hard work and long hours do pay off with recognition, free coffee all day, nice office with great views of Mississippi River, privacy rooms available for small meetings, nice conference rooms for team meetings, great desk set-up, intense but well-worth classes which offer free vouchers to obtain licenses upon completion.

    Cons

    Managers do change often but not really a con- this is a way to experience a 'fresh' outlook on team building which I suspect is why management does frequently change. If you are not one for adjustments or changes, this type of work force is not for you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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