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Updated November 13, 2017
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  • sometimes work-life balance gets out of order (in 953 reviews)

  • Long hours like everwhere elses (in 451 reviews)

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  1. "Senior ETL Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior ETL Developer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior ETL Developer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place and good company to work for.
    Flexibility to work from home (varies from client to client).
    No micromanagement but expected to take full ownership/responsibility.

    Cons

    Work longer hours and weekend support sometimes.


  2. "Headed down hill fast"

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    Current Employee - Cloud Sales in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Cloud Sales in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, flexible, tons of education. Some pockets of business are great. Hard to find those and they are not hiring.

    Cons

    No career path, especially in the Digital org. Silo'd business groups. Prefer to make a fictitious ACV$ than do what is right for clients.

  3. "IBM Channel lacking"

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    Former Employee - Channel Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Channel Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ethical company; some market leading solutions; global reach

    Cons

    Generally lower salary than market rate; too many layers of management and overlapping/redundant roles


  4. "Summit Program to Sales at IBM"

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    Current Employee - Digital Sales in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Digital Sales in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The Summit Program is amazing. DO IT.
    IBM really invests a lot in it's employees.
    Stable job with great benefits

    Cons

    Culture could be better.
    Process can be an obstable


  5. "Good people but not much exciting work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are very friendly and there is good documentation

    Cons

    Works needs to be more exciting


  6. "Nice Company to Work"

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    Former Employee - Server Build Technician in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Server Build Technician in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    The work environment is awesome. The benefits and fringes are fantastic and the people working around you are very professional.

    Cons

    Low starting pay and there are glitches in the application process and it will take more than 14 days to finish processing your application. I hate the overnight shift and starting to work on Sundays.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the best attitude


  7. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - SurfAid Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - SurfAid Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    History of Company and Global Brand Impact

    Cons

    Complex structure, hard to be entrepreneurial

    Advice to Management

    Push innovation through smaller, autonomous businesses embedded in company that can be entrepreneurial, but have access to the benefits of IBM's resources

  8. "Software Adoption Leader"

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

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great people; outstanding skills; forward thinking; strong sales teams; strong first and second line leadership.

    Cons

    Loss of flexibility/delegation in developing/executing a 'go to market strategy' for local geographies.

    Advice to Management

    Remember: IBM people are the most critical to overall success.


  9. "IBM is resource rick"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    IBM has incredible talent to reach out too
    Impressive client base

    Cons

    Do not promote or give good raises


  10. "Data center technician"

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    Current Employee - Data Center Technician in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Data Center Technician in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free money when you work

    Cons

    Value as employee strongly based on willingness to put in OT, very little merit work performed in your 40.

    Advice to Management

    Incentivize your employees


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