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"a good life and work balance"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

it has a good work and life balance
working time is flexible
the team leader and team members are nice
the working environment is good

Cons

very bureaucracy
very hard to get promoted
it is hard or even no way to communicate with the middle and senior management.

Advice to Management

the middle and senior management should wait and listen to what their employee need.
Do not waste so much time in so many paperwork

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "An organisation to build a career in"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Fantastic learning opportunities
    - Wide variety of roles as one grows in the organisation.
    - Excellent work life balance
    - A culture that places an significant amount of trust on the employee's sense of individual responsibility

    Cons

    - agility to respond to local needs are sometimes affected by the burden of global policies.
    - compensation packages often play catch up to main competitors

    Advice to Management

    The core IBM values are extremely relevant. One realises it more with time spent in IBM and through observing peer organisations. The leadership team should continue stressing on it to ensure that it does not get diluted as the organisation grows at a fast pace.


  2. "Good place to work if you are settled down"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. flexible environment
    2. good company culture
    3. being proud of big company that influences every corner of the planet.
    4. Friendly management

    Cons

    1. not easy to be advanced
    2. lower pay than similar companies

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