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No Frills - IBM is the world we live in.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Architect in Warwick, West Midlands, England (UK)
Current Employee - Architect in Warwick, West Midlands, England (UK)

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Talented people.
- Truthworthy.
- IBM culture and the people that are here are very consistent.
- Has breadth and depth in terms of industry sectors IBM operates in and range of work (services, software and hardware).
- You can leave a very well rounded person.
- Job security.

Cons

- Average pay and very average benefits.
- Poor bonus scheme.
- Experienced people are not valued. The technical experienced persons must become salesman or be ill treated and leave eventually.
- Struggle to communicate all the range of things going on across the company.

Advice to Management

Its the workers on the ground that actually generate revenue for IBM. We are primarily a people/brain power business. This is what we sell. They need to be managed far better in terms of end of year ratings, remuneration, bonus and benefits.

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  1. An excellent career opportunity

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    Current Employee - Manager in Brno (Czech Republic)
    Current Employee - Manager in Brno (Czech Republic)

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working at number 1 in enterprise IT sector, joining ~400k IBMers community worldwide, acquiring an outstanding experience, very fast career growth is enabled

    Cons

    The company is huge overall with many processes implemented, which often makes decission making inflexible; some people find the job too much demanding and complain on salary

    Advice to Management

    Processes should be re-engineered and administrative effort reduced by suitable automation; the strategic 2015 EPS objective to be reconsidered

  2. Helpful (2)

    Very bad career move!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good training and great for the CV

    Cons

    Beware of PBC. Hit your targets and make a great contribution but get negative rating from your boss at whim..complain and you're outl!

    Advice to Management

    Treat your staff with respect and cut out the favouritism!

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