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Physical and Circuit Design Engineer

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Former Employee - Avdisory Engineer (Hardware Circuits) in Austin, TX
Former Employee - Avdisory Engineer (Hardware Circuits) in Austin, TX

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

Pros

Friendly and laid back atmosphere. Good company.

Cons

Company seems to be phasing out of hardware development and STG is not stable. Many rounds of layoffs.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Word of the day while subcontracting for IBM ... furlough

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    Former Employee - SAS Consultant in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - SAS Consultant in Richmond, VA

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    While working as a subcontractor had its advantages at times since these is no cooling off period since you work for IBM instead of the financial company directly. This allowed me to be there almost four years with no gaps.

    Cons

    To increase their bottom line they would ask that you take 40 hours off UNPAID each quarter. From what I understood the contract they had with the financial company was to provide service for a set fee so even though we were not being paid they still were. We were also asked to not tell the financial company we worked for that we were required to take UNPAID time off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stopping telling your contractors that you need to do this to continue the services while at the same time having billions in profit for the quarter.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Elephant stopped dancing again

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL

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

    Pros

    Research Labs and the history

    Cons

    Rest..chaos, top heavy, slow to respond to market, muzzle employee, inflexible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Before you can win customers, you got to have happy, satisfied and driven employees. IBM is not seen as a family where people commit but a place were people have got lost. Company is fighting a battle of survival and EPS and in process losing employee and customer trust. Not sure how long you can survive serving stock markets.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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