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"An immersive experience with a tech giant"

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Former Employee - Manager in Foster City, CA
Former Employee - Manager in Foster City, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Benefits are particularly good and it's a very stable work environment

Cons

Decision making is slow, and it's not always easy to deal with internal politics

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, smart coworkers, opportunities for growth. I've had three managers, each of which have been very willing to help me move on to positions that interest me.

    Cons

    As with any large company, you need to learn to be an advocate for yourself and the good work you do...so you don't get lost in the crowd.


  2. "During my 11+ years at IBM I've lots of opportunity for growth moving through various roles."

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for Growth without relocating, Job security, Large facility with decent amenities.

    Cons

    Too much focus on profitability via cost cutting the last few years. Morale since 2010. More limits on ability to move around company since 2011.

    Advice to Management

    Stop focusing on increasing earnings per share via cost cutting, focus on funding innovation even if it takes a year or two to pay-out.

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