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IBM is an awesome stepping stone to jumpstart a career in IT.

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Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Boulder, CO
Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Boulder, CO

I have been working at IBM as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

The customers and staff are nice and helpful; awesome opportunity to one's feet wet in the IT world

Cons

no real job growth/promotions, people have become complacent and not as hardworking as they used to be because of it

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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Excellent Training Ground, Limited future prospects for Millenials

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent training resources
    Hard working culture
    Strong commitment to ethical and professional behavior

    Cons

    Time consuming and complicated reporting processes.
    Low pay/raises compared to other IT companies.
    Death by a thousand metrics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There should be more emphasis on the intangible value of producing quality work vs meeting irrelevant metrics.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Solid company with opportunities, need to continually add new skills

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    Former Employee - Advisory Hardware Engineer
    Former Employee - Advisory Hardware Engineer

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

    Pros

    Large company with good internal opportunities (in growth segments) and good benefits.

    Cons

    Emphasis on profit appears to be at the expense of U.S. labor force

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cost of retraining senior personnel is better investment than hiring inexperienced labor force

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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