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"Big Blue has something for everyone"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Managing Consultant
Current Employee - Managing Consultant
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Opportunity, excellent people, flex work schedule, visionary top leadership

Cons

Bureaucratic, ineffective middle management, slow-to-change

Advice to Management

Take care of your people!

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Not your father's company any more"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can move cross-functionally and cross business unit easily.

    Cons

    No longer focused on the employee as the primary asset -- only the market. Offshoring is key.

    Advice to Management

    The only thing left is to be a good manager, take the time to speak candidly with your staff and help them to exit gracefully.


  2. "Was good, starting to lose focus on keeping a motivated workforce"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stable business, with long history
    Good Reputation in the marketplace
    Good salaries
    Good ethics & workforce collaboration

    Cons

    Too much bottom line management (vs. top line growth focus)
    Policies getting more bureaucratic in last few years
    "Feel good" benefits progressively getting curtailed

    Advice to Management

    Think bigger, think growth !

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