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Current Employee - Staff Engineer  in  Beijing, Beijing (China)
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

Pros

- good international collaboration and info sharing

Cons

- environment is more business oriented, less academia

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    An excellent learning experience

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    Former Employee - Linux Developer (Internship)  in  Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Linux Developer (Internship) in Markham, ON (Canada)

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Decent pay
    * Interesting projects -- IBM has their hands in a lot of cool stuff
    * Lots of opportunity to move around (and up)
    * Work with the best equipment (IBM makes some of the best servers, storage units, etc.)
    * Big company, meaning nice perks like travel, up-to-date equipment, etc.

    Cons

    * Situated in Markham
    * I was doing my internship during the recession of 2008. I was quite put off by the fact that I saw many senior-level people shown the door around January of 2008, while, at the same time, IBM was continuing to hire interns for cheap labour. Ultimately, I decided to go to grad school instead of accepting the full-time offer of employment that they made to me. Nevertheless, I had a great time there and learned a lot.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Pretty good

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stable, great career opportunity, friendly and helpful co-workers

    Cons

    complicated process, focus on EPS now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more focus to innovation and good product development. Better salary and compensation package

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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