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Updated January 15, 2019
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  • "Bad work life balance in the company" (in 1079 reviews)

  • "Low salary increments since last 2 years" (in 518 reviews)

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  1. "Lived My Dream All Summer Long"

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    Former Intern - Summit Program Summer in Dallas, TX
    Former Intern - Summit Program Summer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities, good pay, good people, mentoring

    Cons

    Difficult to get to know other interns if you weren't a digital intern (though, I've heard from interns from other cities that did not share this experience)

    Advice to Management

    Help get interns outside of the digital sales internship to get to know each other


  2. "My experience"

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    Former Employee - Penetration Tester in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Penetration Tester in Dallas, TX

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

    Pros

    Competitive Pay, interesting work, can't really complain.

    Cons

    Nothing. It was really a good job with great people.

  3. "IBM review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Good benefits and culture

    Cons

    Promotions are hard to come by

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within and on merit


  4. "Senior Managing Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Management Consulting Senior Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Management Consulting Senior Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot of learning opportunities for new comers

    Cons

    Hard to grow in your career at a later stage


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Really like working at IBM"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The best part about working at IBM is the cutting edge learning culture. IBM works hard to make sure its employees are constantly trained on the most current technologies and focused on the hottest skills. The internal focus on learning is amazing in a way that has to make IBM talent the best in the industry. The IBM products are exceptional and visionary--look forward to work everyday and so enjoy positively impacting the business.

    Cons

    Enjoy every part of my job--

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on learning and the visionary focus--amazing senior leadership team


  6. "Opportunities if you know where to look"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Extensive Technical training available
    Transparent, collaborative management

    Cons

    Provide a better sense of direction to acquired companies who are not in tune with IBM structure

    Advice to Management

    Eliminate ineffective managers / groups not contributing to the greater IBM


  7. "IBM Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at IBM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Free Laptop,Work life balance,Flexible time

    Cons

    hike and bonus should be more

  8. "Technical Solutions Expert"

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    Current Employee - Technical Solutions Expert in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Solutions Expert in Dallas, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You learn a lot on the job and everyone is there to support you

    Cons

    fast-paced and you have to be a quick learner

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  9. "IBM as a company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, self-directed growth path

    Cons

    Management runs company orgs quarter by quarter, many org changes, opinionated way of doing business, difficult to get promoted


  10. "IBM Pros & Cons"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tremendous options of tertiary benefits (ex. Wellness) and training/learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and can be very political. Many processes are still manual and very intensive, but this does not apply to all business units.


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