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Great professional people who are very good at their jobs.

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Raleigh, NC
Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Raleigh, NC

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

Pros

Continuing education,
research resources,
above average benefits in 2009

Cons

Top down management with unrealistic objectives.
80% – 90% of work day on conference calls which lead to having 12 – 14 hours days
lack of investment to update infrastructure

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Respect the personal sacrifices made by those people who generating the revenue for IBM. Restore the family values that IBM once had.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Software Sales

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    Current Employee - Software Sales in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Sales in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Great company with tremendous people and resources. Benefits and compensation packages are very strong. Extensive job options allow for upward mobility. Strong in the local community.

    Cons

    Large and slow at times. Many of the tools and databases are outdated, ironic for the world's premier information technology corporation. Workload expectations can be high.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Horrible company to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, working from home (though recently that's being cut)
    It's a job (?)

    Cons

    Too many to mention:
    - company is entirely finance driven
    - no perks to working here
    - relatively miserable pay and bonuses
    - no stock options for a long time now
    - too much management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management is completely disjoint from employees and doesn't give a hoot about them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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