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benefits are eroding every year

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

flexible work arrangements, family oriented

Cons

they don't pay 401k anymore until the end of the year, so if they lay you off or you leave, you don't get a penny low salary

Advice to Management

quit chipping away at all our benefits

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. Great corporation to have career growth

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Knowledge based, Innovative and efficient Technology company

    Cons

    Local Policies need to be worked on by corporation

    Advice to Management

    Uniformity of HR policies across the world


  2. Helpful (3)

    If you are in the US, do NOT consider working for IBM

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Person in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - IT Person in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Travel. Working from home (depending on what group you are hired on with). This is my second review for the same company (did one about a year ago).

    Cons

    I have never worked at a company that has so little respect for their employees. Nothing you do is ever enough and as an IT person, we are held accountable to meet expectations from the business, who changes their requirements daily, with no change control and no pushback from IT leadership. I haven't spoken to the person who I am told is my manager in over 4 months (until I recently Sametimed him to let him know that I cannot work 24 hours a day). At IBM, you have managers on paper, but zero leadership or direction. Any direction you receive is at the project level and not at an HR level. You are just a tool, a soldier, and expected to work harder and harder, for less and less of a reward as the execs continue to line their pockets with bonuses for record profits (which do not trickle down in ANY way to US employees). I'm sure the reviews are skewed higher by employees from other countries which IBM is heavily investing in. In addition, you might see lots of jobs out there, so that it appears IBM is hiring. This is NOT true. They are trying to hire people in at lower salaries to do the same work, and will expect you to work from a "delivery center", so that they can lay off a loyal tenured employee who remembers how things used to be. Before considering a job at IBM, search the web for IBM employee comments. There are a few websites out there devoted to it, although I am not sure if I am allowed to list them here.

    Advice to Management

    It's too late, management has no interest in hearing from their employees. The laughable "JAM" that recently happened (Which we were ordered to sign up for) was basically just a pep rally talking about how they can get more business and how great everyone's IBM manager is.... and how ethical the company is and how great their values are. It reminded me of some churches I belonged to growing up.


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