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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

I have been working at IBM as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Professional colleagues, huge resources, work with prestigious firms, team experiences

Cons

Not really, enjoy the experience greatly

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More individual input in the decision -making level

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    lots of cons. career stall.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - God Only Knows People Make Up Anything in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - God Only Knows People Make Up Anything in Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Pros

    some mates
    sick leave (and you'll need it if you get stressed, overworked, underutilised)

    Cons

    Virtually no benefits
    No formal training just a 2 hour how to setup your PC do your timesheets and read mail
    No R&D
    No Innovation
    Lied to about the size of bonus pool when insourced (told Par was 6%)
    Low Morale
    Staff are only kept to drain knowledge to offshore
    Entire teams of contractors let go
    Overtime not paid at all (lucky to take time of in lieu)
    IBM Assumes you are there for support
    Forced to have a mobile (paid for self if contractor) to be contactable for support
    Cost saving is the top priority of company
    No computer mouse, docking station, monitors are provided
    Managers typically have 40 people under them
    Manager may be in a different city (1000 km away)
    No training
    No on-the-job learning
    The be all and end of is CIRATS and SHC
    Poor Culture
    No pay increases
    PBC system is about who-you-know and schmooze with
    NO interest from management in Career development
    Survivors left wondering when the axe will fall
    Useless office tools (assuming you're not running Linux, in which case it's worse)
    Management and PMs are mostly useless (some exceptions)
    What do DPEs do?
    Clients are overbilled for incompetent work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    value your staff

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Specialist in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Current Employee - Process Specialist in Bangkok (Thailand)

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

    Pros

    Build royalty for all employee

    Cons

    Need more effort spent on supporting

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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