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"IBM was a growth opportunity as I learned about the processes and strategies needed to be successful in business."

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Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Washington, DC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

- Excellent people
- Strong commitment to career growth and management
- Excellent benefits
- Great for families

Cons

- Siloed work - difficult to move between verticals
- Career management, while excellent, is very time consuming
- Dispersed (but friendly) teams

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "Non-challenging"

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    Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Steady paycheck; low market. Too much emphasis on process and not enough on production

    Cons

    Borg. Process, process, process without any feedback to results

    Advice to Management

    Stop following trends


  2. "IBM was a great opportunity, and they always have a job available, but they refuse to hire anyone and prefer contractors"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Excellent colleagues
    Relaxed environment
    Nice IBM managers
    Plenty of free time, on the job
    Extra days off

    Cons

    No chance at direct hire
    Long work hours
    No advancement opportunities
    Little chance to speak with contract managers
    Long drive to North Boulder

    Advice to Management

    Give some incentive to good employees

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