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"Great company ...but a machine...no human element"

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Former Employee - Manager in New Delhi (India)
Former Employee - Manager in New Delhi (India)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

processes do work and things get done on time
Customer focus is high
Sales culture- all policies and rewards for sales profiles

Cons

no human element- it feels like you are a small cog in a huge machine
Politics at the senior levels
Large number of non productive resources that are sitting like toads in the company

Advice to Management

shake the system and remove the toads that are not performing

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "An amazing depth of capability in this organisation for those with the ability to unlock it."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    IBM is capable of delivering game changing technologies and solutions.

    Cons

    IBM's consulting business is increasingly focused around it's own "blue" software products.


  2. "a lot of intern jobs available at ibm canada"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good salary for student. flexible work hrs. easier to land an offer

    Cons

    no return jobs are offered

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