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Updated April 18, 2015
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  1. GOOD

    • 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 full-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good work environment and very comfortable.

    Cons

    Salary and hike is low.

    Advice to Management

    Give hike on regular basis.

  2. Industry Consultant

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

    I worked at IBM

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

    Pros

    Wide Exposure
    Direct interaction with clients

    Cons

    Poor Work Life Balance
    Top Management Quality is diluted

    Advice to Management

    Compensation should be improved

  3. 3 years experience

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very Flexible, Work Culture is really good

    Cons

    Salary hike is very poor

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  5. wonderful

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at IBM

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Flexibility and work life balance

    Cons

    Salary is on the low side

    Advice to Management

    Work on facility of cafeterias

  6. 4 years of experience in Social, Digital and Product Marketing

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I think its the culture - the culture of trust IBM has it with its employees. People are free to work from anywhere, anytime ... employees are valued on the basis of their performance, innovative thinking and their kind behavior to help clients move forward in their path to proficiency.

    Cons

    Its a huge company, to bring about a change in processes is a great deal sometimes.

  7. Marketing Manager

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Progressive, cares about employees, doesn't have that big corporate feel.
    They encourage you to get promoted and move around in different roles.
    They encourage you to use all of your vacation and send you frequent reminders.
    Supportive Management across the board with a few exception as usual

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive.
    Getting promoted doesn't offer fair pay increase
    Local influence makes growth tough for people with better experience from outside

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible with promotions and pay increases.

  8. Associate Software Engineer

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    We can learn very much if we are willing to learn

    Cons

    Though it is a good job to work and has lots of things to learn, the pay is not as per the work load (Personal Opinion)

    Advice to Management

    Nothing much, They are really good

  9. Nice place to work, if you get what you were looking for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at IBM

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Very casual work environment, high level managers are also very approachable
    - Flexible work timings

    Cons

    - Sometimes may be put in projects requiring to work in night shift
    - Pay package is not very attractive
    - I was put into Mainframes, even though my core competency was VLSI, because there were no other opportunities. thats why I quit the company

    Advice to Management

    When assigning to different projects the employee's skillset should be taken into consideration. Even though I was a fresher out of college, I joined IBM because of the opportunity to work in VLSI domain. But was shunted off to Mainframes a few months later.

  10. Lead software

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good to be in tier 1 or premium projects of synechron
    Good Onsite opportunities but mostly very delayed

    Cons

    Management and policies are not in favor of employee .

  11. Perfect place to start my Career ! Great work ethic !

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The People/Project Manager concept helps you discuss both personal and professional life with your Manager.

    Cons

    Highly Process oriented company which is a boon and a bane at the same moment.

    Advice to Management

    Please increase the number of Human Resource employees, it would become easier to get in touch with one.

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