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"Excellent"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Solution Consultant in Pune (India)
Current Employee - Solution Consultant in Pune (India)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

Pros

management is reachable at one click

Cons

Do not find any cons in IBM while i am working

Advice to Management

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Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "Good Place to grow technically"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of learning opportunites.
    Good technical programs for employees (redbooks, certifications)
    Technical career path.

    Cons

    Low salary.
    Low salary increase curve.
    Too many levels of management and approvals.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Greatly disappointing."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most departments discourage employees from working over time.

    Cons

    The A/NZ sales and marketing community is sadly filled with dirty politics. Highly questionable behaviours abound that challenge even the company's own Business Conduct Guidelines. Sales directors openly have favourites, have pets, and support the agenda of these favourite few, and care very little about the rest and care very little about quiet achievers. Sadly top achievers have gone to competitors. It's all about appearance, the loudest, the good looking, and the most outgoing over competency.

    Employees and 1st line management are heavily micro-managed. Make no mistake, the sincere and hard working will not be promoted or awarded. The manipulative, the cunning, the politically savvy, and the highly aggressive fight for the opportunities and promotions. Be warned, your Manager will tell you roles are too high a Band, and refrain from recognising talent and skill in order that they may not need to justify salary increase, band increase, and keep you as resource for his or her own team's needs.

    Directors and Business Unit Executives tend exhibit Corporate Psychopath like behaviour.
    First line Managers are mostly terrible.

    Promotions are based on tenure rather than competency - hence the high attrition rate of young employees in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Totalitarian leadership and playing favourites gets you a bad reputation, many of you already do, and it incites corruption among those reporting to you. Learn true Leadership of the people.

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