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"Career company, still has good (UK) benefits"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Structured organisation constantly reviewed, sideways movement nearly always possible for career direction change, scope for travel, expert roles, blue chip

Cons

Very formal review processes can seem over the top, high rewards difficult to get outside Sales and top echelons of management

Advice to Management

Focus on profit not on sales revenue

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "The best job to start in your career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Inside Sales Account Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Intern - Inside Sales Account Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This is a real business school, young people, good atmosphere, very open and international, focused on training

    Cons

    Tiring weeks because of the transport from city center, more than 1 hour per day in exhausting transports, nothing is for free in the campus, we have all but it is quite expensive

    Advice to Management

    Internal network is the key for success in sales opportunities and to promote the work of the teams in the company.


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    "Good place to start but not for long term career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, job rotation, well recognized name

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for advancement, company likes to outsource and move jobs to cheaper locations, even when company is doing well and stock price is high they tend to be cheap with employees in terms of compensation and bonuses

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