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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
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  • "Bad work life balance in the company" (in 1049 reviews)

  • "Low salary increments since last 2 years" (in 488 reviews)

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  1. "IBM"

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    Current Employee - SAP FICO in Bloomington, IL
    Current Employee - SAP FICO in Bloomington, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very good company to work with

    Cons

    Too big a company to work


  2. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Experience with industry-leading software is definitely a plus, allowing you to work with some of the most powerful systems in the industry. If you have the opportunity to work with clients, you get to do your best to achieve client satisfaction, which always makes you feel good about yourself and your abilities.

    Cons

    IBM is not a company you want to work for if you're modern-minded. They may talk about agile and other buzzwords, but make no mistake, they are not at all what you have in mind. The experience is totalitarian, authoritative, and driven by fear.

    Advice to Management

    Get out of the way.

  3. "Big, soulless but work location flexibility."

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    Current Employee - Systems Manager in Bloomington, IL
    Current Employee - Systems Manager in Bloomington, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Large clients. Remote work location.

    Cons

    Corporate inertia. Benefits are second tier.

    Advice to Management

    Lighten up with the monolithic culture.


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