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IBM Reviews in Bangalore, India

Updated December 11, 2014
Updated December 11, 2014
12,337 Reviews
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Pros
  • Work from home 2 days/week if you have to commute over 45 minutes to the office (in 1347 reviews)

  • Work life balance ( Work from home) & wider opportunity if you have good network (in 1315 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life/balance depends entirely on the management of your individual projects (in 423 reviews)

  • Senior Management thinks that too many metrics are replacement for good management (in 214 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager driven but vast, opportunities galore

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    IBM is huge, the opportunity pool is massive, but takes time, patience and perseverance to crack into.

    Cons

    Experiences are extremely dependent on your people leader. It can go well or run aground depending on him/her.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure there is adequate representation of employees in forums. During my tenure it was infrequent and limited.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good Working Conditions, great Atmosphere, Flexible timings, Good work Life balance.

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Inter Team Coordination, growing

    Cons

    Need to be more aggresive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    IBM ISL Campus drive

    • 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 as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Culture. Everyone respects each other.
    good payment

    Cons

    be more friendly
    please conduct cultural programs frequently

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Very good learning

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

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    very good learning curve and nice leaders

    Cons

    no hikes, and changes are very evident

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain the skilled resources

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A fully technical Organization in Service delivery all over the Globe.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    A process oriented organization where you can learn technology, ethics and Process.

    Cons

    Compensation not matching with the other IT companies.
    Limited scope of your career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Number of good resources with Niche skills are leaving the company, but there is no genuine ways of holding these people. Company should retain them for sustaining in the industry.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    About work culture for freshers

    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    Will be like home and scope to learn more with its size

    Cons

    For freshers not a very good place to start

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    put an effect in training young freshers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good work with less salary and hike

    • 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)

    Pros

    Good work culture
    Good work environment

    Cons

    Full of partiality
    Less hike though you do lot of good work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    U feel like it's government company

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

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, no timings, poor management

    Cons

    No hike, no onsite, no work, it's company for manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring visibility to the employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    ibm the name is enough

    • 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 full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work culture,work from home,personal growth depends on project,off site experience.good location.good brand value in the market.

    Cons

    salary,increment is less and depends much on personal relation with manager rather than hard work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    transparency required

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good Place to work

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

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

    Pros

    Work life balance,planned career path , options to experiment

    Cons

    Large organization.. focus areas being shifted very often

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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