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A series of great assignments

Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Armonk, NY
Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Armonk, NY

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

Neutral Outlook
Neutral Outlook

Pros

This is a great place to work if you like working with some seriously smart people.

Cons

IBM has trouble getting out of its own way. Hopefully this is changing.

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  1. IBM is like the best spouse to be with, but he or she may divorce you at any point!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior IT Specialist in Essex, VT
    Current Employee - Senior IT Specialist in Essex, VT

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great talented and friendly people! Lots of flexibility in organizing one's work, choosing projects, deciding how much one want to get involved, etc... . Lots of resource at your disposal! Within IBM I always felt very protected and respected. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Frequent layoffs lead to constant rumors true or false, which lead to a state of fear. Employees tend to forget what they have; instead focus on what they could lose and often become paralyzed.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of mid management, Between 8 and 12 layers is really way too many!
    Unfortunately I don't think it is going to happen any time soon, as mid management starting at 3rd level and up is always spared during the layoffs. It does make sense as they are the very folks who make the decision on who will be axed :)


  2. There are advantages to working for a large company like IBM

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, ability to work remote

    Cons

    no raises, given the size of IBM I thought there would be opportunity for movement across brands and divisions. Many jobs are offshored

    Advice to Management

    provide more training opportunity


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