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"Great learning experience for interns"

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Former Intern - Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Former Intern - Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

Pros

Good Learning
International Environment
Above average intern salary

Cons

Too bureacratic which hinders quick decision making
Work is boring at times

Advice to Management

Lessen bureacracy

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "Overall it is a company which offer a vast number of opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Quantity and Diversity of opportunities
    Collaboration with leading industry experts
    Bright people
    Challenges

    Cons

    Bureaucracy in processes and long span of control
    Company politics
    Often people personal agenda alterate collaboration and in turn adversely impact on the company goals

    Advice to Management

    Management actually listen to colleagues but recommendations take a substantial amount of time before they are implemented. The organisation needs to react faster than it is able to do currently.


  2. "Good opportunities and people. Need to transform faster"

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

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

    Pros

    Many opportunities to grow career internally, including roles in the growth markets.
    good people

    Cons

    Short term focus
    Unclear vision in the face of fundamental industry shifts
    Slow to change, crippled by internal processes
    Risk averse culture

    Advice to Management

    Re-invest profit in transforming the company for future growth, vs. immediate shareholder return
    Incubate innovation and emerging initiatives to give them a chance to emerge.


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