IBM - Worst company I've worked at in 20 years of IT | Glassdoor
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    "Worst company I've worked at in 20 years of IT"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    At least it is a job.

    Cons

    Very disorganized structure or maybe It's just vague by design. Products are overly complex and doesn't hold up to competitors. IBM just barly meets SLAs with customers, or doesn't meet SLA and tries to cover it up. No upward mobility for technicians. Several lay-offs a year. Regularly furloughs contractors. No raises and bonuses are very small and rare or non-existant. Yearly training requirements but it doesn't...

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    Advice to Management

    IBM needs to acknowledge the fact that their employees are the companies bread and butter. Make money by doing better work or making better products, not by slashing overhead i.e. shrink resources. Treat employees as assets and that will reflect in their quality of work. Do right by your customers instead of the bare minimum. Make managers and teams more permanent because constant restructuring does not allow for...

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    IBM2017-08-11
  1. "Kerby Gomez"

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      Current Employee - Technical Services Professional in Dallas, TX

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

      Pros

      Great Opportunities working at this company

      Cons

      Big company and difficult to advance

      IBM2019-06-20
    • "Great experience and amazing people"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Analyst 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at IBM full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Skill building and wonderful company culture

      Cons

      No cons at all!

      IBM2019-06-20

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