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"Rewarding and challenging"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

- Some very intelligent folks that will keep you on your toes.
- Challenging work that is engaging
- Professional culture, professional people, but still fun to go in to the lab to work

Cons

- Typical corporate redtape will be present
- Rating system encourages you to work with an underperforming team, or compete against your co-workers
- Global Resource business model isn't effective, but constantly pursued

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "Life @ IBM"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people, the culture, ability to make a difference

    Cons

    There can be too many rules and policies to keep on top of.


  2. "Nice place to work. but needs to improve many things"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Lima, Lima Region (Peru)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Lima, Lima Region (Peru)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You are free to manage your time between personal and professional life
    Great work ambient
    Got the feel that you are part of something greater

    Cons

    Salary to average for a company as big as IBM
    Too many bosses
    Career options are narrow
    You have to learn almost everything by yourself

    Advice to Management

    Improve Employee - Manger relationship
    Improve coaching for employe growth in the company
    Invest more on Process areas and not so much on Sales areas.


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