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Updated March 25, 2015
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  1. Best company to balance worklife

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    worklife balance
    work from home option

    Cons

    not advisable for freshers
    less hike
    very less learning

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. A technology company with good work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Excellent Support from management for work-life balance

    Cons

    Need more flexibility in adoption of technology.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. It was a good opportunity to with MNC like IBM where I got exposure to different fields.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Healthy Environment. More options to explore

    Cons

    Not Applicable. Every thing is perfect

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not Applicable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. IBM has a lot of importance of career development and fosters innovation.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Good learning and skill development. Variety of clients and very diverse environment

    Cons

    Too much focus on revenue, and being in services sector, this results in a lot of cut-downs for employees, even in the likes of not able to to take available vacations etc.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. Excellent recognition of work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - India SME in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - India SME in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Excellent recognition of work..u do good work, u r recognized..

    Cons

    If u dont want to work..nobody bothers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Average opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Great flexibility. Good Work from home option. Satisfied work life balance.
    Work depends on the unit one belongs.

    Cons

    Hikes are very sad. Too many processes.

  8. IBM have been the Best Employer Since last 11 Years of my Career

    Current Employee - Consulting IT Architect in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Consulting IT Architect in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Very nice Experience till now

    Cons

    Many Level of Management makes decisions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. I worked at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    high caliber of talent, great training, strong leadership

    Cons

    IBM is not a pay master

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Great place to grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Work life balance
    A great place to learn and grow
    Place for shifting sectors

    Cons

    Compensation
    No added benefits
    No attention to individual employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider giving more time to each particular employee

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Quallity Assurance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Manager in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, No issue with shift though some requires

    Cons

    No hike in salary. Hike freezed for last 2 years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appraisal system should be more robust

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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