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"Data Center Engineer"

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Former Employee - Intern
Former Employee - Intern
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Negative Outlook

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

Pros

- Great exposure to cutting edge technology.
- The majority of workers I met were highly skilled.
- Internal documentation and resources are of good quality

Cons

- There is a LOT of politics going around.
- The company has too many layers of management.

Advice to Management

- Avoid getting into politics. A company is about getting things done.
- Recognise people who work hard. Many senior engineers were longing for just a small raise in salary.
- Less Talk, More Action.

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    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Has a Large customer base. Large resource pool. Extensive skills pool. Has a large network of offices. A very strong financial base

    Cons

    Average compensation. Not a great place for creativity and innovation. Managers often use intimidation as a technique. Motivation is a rare commodity.

    Advice to Management

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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at IBM (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to launch a career for someone right out of college.

    Cons

    Must be willing to navigate the corporate culture in order to succeed.

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