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"great place to work, interesting projects."

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Current Employee - Software Engineer In Test in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Software Engineer In Test in Raleigh, NC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

comfortable hours, great benefits package

Cons

not much career mobility, not much collaboration

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "A big company trying to transition"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Marlborough, MA
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Marlborough, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Resources. Plenty of experienced people to help in areas you're not expert in. Any technical book you need is usually available online or shipped to you in printed form.
    Flexibility. Ability to work from home when needed is very helpful.
    Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Company direction sometimes misses or doesn't apply to my business unit's product portfolio. Leaves us feeling left behind. Move the cloud dominates everything but not all products need to be in the cloud.

    Advice to Management

    Promote employee movement. Allow employees, especially technical folks, to move around within the company. Encourage this.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Once was a great company to work for. Now not so much."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Competitive salaries. Many work from home positions. Quality professionals to work with, for the most part. Many opportunities available if your manager will let you pursue them.

    Cons

    Company wide "respect for the individual" is gone. Decisions (including forced weekend work) are now driven mostly by meeting financial goals and quarterly executive measurements. Primary corporate focus now seems to be meeting an advertised 2015 earnings per share at any cost, it seems. Therefore, frequent large layoffs and common.

    Advice to Management

    Bring some of that IBM-unique respect back to your individual employees.

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