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IBM Barcelona Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2019

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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
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3 Ratings
  1. "Very good to learn, but low salary"

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    Current Intern - IX Consultant in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM for less than a year

    Pros

    - The learning curve is steep and relatively easy to follow - Flexible entry and leaving hours - Great environment and team

    Cons

    - The salary is quite low

    IBM2019-07-29
  2. "Lot of learning"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lot of learning and good people

    Cons

    Too much work, poor balance

    IBM2019-03-02
  3. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture for a company very big

    Cons

    Bad management because they do not hear what people say

    IBM2018-06-07
  4. "Good as a first job experience"

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    Former Employee - Consultant SAP in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Name branding, helps to get a second job faster. Helped to get to know a big company. Also some social benefits.

    Cons

    Not much support from the inside. They didn’t provide enough tools to visit the customers face to face. Stress resulting from that.

    IBM2018-05-13
  5. "Bad... and getting worse"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Barcelona
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    In some cases work at home.

    Cons

    low wages, lack of career progression, lack of former seniority. very few work, almost all management is just an Excel expert. No real employee benefits. no good pension plan. no good company car. no good hotels. no good allowances when travel. they cheat bonus sales plan. no international roaming when traveling abroad, no data either. Very few career opportunities.

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    IBM2018-04-23
  6. "Solution Architect"

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    Senior Enterprise Architect in Barcelona
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Many open positions to move inside the company, goal oriented, a wealth of internal resources to learn and progress

    Cons

    Heavy bureucratic internal processes, too much heirarchy, too many management cross-levels makes you think many times you are not influencing the real company with your efforts

    IBM2016-04-17
  7. "IT Consultant"

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    IT Specialist in Barcelona
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at IBM for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Company Well renowned World enterprise Cutting edge technology

    Cons

    Bad wages No chances to have professional career

    IBM2015-04-16
  8. "sales experience since 10 years ago"

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    Account Manager in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at IBM for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Global company and profesional future

    Cons

    High burocracy for all the steps

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    IBM2015-01-26
  9. "My feeling after more than 25 years inside iBM ...."

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Barcelona
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lot of roles or positions inside company. Great intranet to share information. Teamwork culture.

    Cons

    Process oriented. Compensation. Complex organization.

    IBM2014-12-29
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Good experience, a lot of work."

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good compensation despite the cost minded environment, respect to private life. Promotions difficult.

    Cons

    Too many people coming from adquisitions & outsourcings. IBM culture of excellence is getting lost.

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    IBM2014-04-24
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