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IBM Reviews in Pune India

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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3.5 196 reviews

                             

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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty

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76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    it is a new world where a person can stay for whole life

    Staff Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Pune (India)

    Prosgood work culture, great work life balance

    ConsSalary is not very high and increments are low

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    Good work life balance but

    Applications Developer (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsWork life balance is good

    ConsCompensation benefit is worse.
    No transparency of policies.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Many Opportunities for Career Growth but no Personal Growth

    Applications Architect (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsGood opprtunities to learn new technologies, Products.
    Good Career Growth in terms of position and roles.
    Flexibility at work.
    Good Culture and Environment.

    ConsToo Flexible environment makes Employees lazy like Govt.
    More focused towards product sales but poor focus in Services area. Bad Marketing strategies for GBS GD centers, total dependency on GBS GEO causing loss of business.
    No Salary Hikes, appraisals, appreciations and motivation to Employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop Flexible relations with Customers and develop own Marketing strategies to reduce dependency on GEO.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very bad

    Associate Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsCulture is good.Work from home is good option

    ConsNo salary hike.Your growth will be stuck

    Advice to Senior ManagementHike should be ther

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    waste

    SAP Consultant (Former Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsNice Training
    Good Looking HRs
    Shift allowance is given

    ConsWORST Managers
    worst people managers
    training and project will not be the same
    managers are not at al friendly
    very low salary of the company of this range
    very slow increment in salary increment of 6% for 2 years

    Advice to Senior ManagementCare your employees... there are no job opportunities outside so they is no option to work with you else your office will be totally emoty

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Campus Placement held in July 2011

    Telecom Applications Developer (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsFlexible, option to work from home.Stable life.

    ConsNo on-site opportunity, not much growth in terms of salary and technology

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not too bad to join.

    Data Specialist (Former Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsWork Life balance, Policies, Work from Home policy. Learning opportunities

    ConsSalary Hike is very low. Parity in salaries in two person at same experience.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very Good Company for work environment

    Senior Advisory Consultant (Former Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsFlexible work environment, Work from home. Onshore opportunities. Can scale high if you have good public relation

    ConsIts a big ocean where you have to fight for your fortune. Company policies are more process oriented not people oriented. Pathetic HR interaction.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHR needs to be more active in terms of people issues

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best company to work

    Staff Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsExcellent work culture.
    Flexible timing.
    WFH facility.
    transparent management.

    Conspoor salary hike.
    zero growth opportunity.
    sometime mass lay-off.

    Advice to Senior Managementmy advice to Senior management , they should be transparent enough while doing appraisal.
    appraisal criteria must be performance.

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    DO not take a risk of joining this one

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsFun activites
    time pass
    loosing technical skills
    get negative approach towards everything
    Bathrooms are decorated n lights are ambient to give you feel of a pub . ROFL.
    Free tea and biscuits (Thank God)

    ConsNo technical upskilling
    idiotic policies
    hopeless projects where one will loose all technical skills and gain inanely negative attitude towards life
    poor managers and their abominable skills
    fights in travel cab - lol , cant imagine waiting on road for long cause moron manager n employees fighting
    people management is at its worst
    worst cafeteria ever imagined. I mean come on, cant we hav food court for ourselves than clubbing with other orgs. Wake up. employees cant bear you with no or abject standard of food.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet life. Awake. Win new projects. Focus on technical skills upliftment than conducting idiotic meetings of senior managers which are mere a waste of time and money.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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