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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at IBM

Pros

IBM is a great place to begin a career. Offers a wide range of opportunities across both Business and Technical Areas.

Cons

Can be difficult to form close relationships with IBMers as consultants move from project team to project team.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    IBM is a company with many unique opportunities for those to take the initiative to find them.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Rochester, MN
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Rochester, MN

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

    Pros

    -International assignments for college hires
    -Cross continent collaboration on a daily basis
    -Leadership opportunities for college hires
    -Flexible working hours and locations

    Cons

    -IBM politics often times gets in the way of progress and innovation.
    -Recent changes in benefits (401K, Thanks Award, etc)
    -Expect late night and early morning meetings if working with international counter parts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Stop cutting benefits and allocate some real budgets for recruiting and retention - we as a company are losing talents due the recent actions called by the upper management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent Training Ground, Limited future prospects for Millenials

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
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