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IBM Houston Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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  1. "Administrative Assistant/Receptionist June 2016-May 2017"

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    Former Contractor - Contractor in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Contractor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Loved working for Softlayer now known as IBM Bluemix. People and the professionalism made for a very nice Atmosphere to be productive and grow in my skillset.

    Cons

    Downtown traffic, too many options for lunch!


  2. "IBM"

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    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    IBM is one of the best organization to work within a group of talented and experienced pool.

    Cons

    I was stuck in single project for 2 years that's really upsetting about management,

    Advice to Management

    People need change in work to gain and grow in career.


  3. "Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Work Culture
    Plethora of Opportunity to Learn and Explore
    Secure Job Environment
    Job Security

    Cons

    Not that a great payer


  4. "GBS Practice"

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    Current Employee - FI/CO Lead in Cypress, TX
    Current Employee - FI/CO Lead in Cypress, TX

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

    Pros

    Great company, benefits and culture

    Cons

    Some bench problem in GBS


  5. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Communications in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Career opportunities, employee benefits, flexible working

    Cons

    None come to mind .


  6. "SAP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    New Opportunities require with new learning

    Cons

    Good Learning and Goods clients to work for


  7. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Software Client Architect in Montgomery, TX
    Former Employee - Software Client Architect in Montgomery, TX

    I worked at IBM (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learned a lot from really smart people

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about IBM


  8. "WPF Application Developer"

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    Former Contractor - Applications Developer in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Applications Developer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. They know what they are doing.

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of now.


  9. "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very happy to be here. Lots of opportunity to make an impact.

    Cons

    It can take a while to learn the career path

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on simplification of processes


  10. "IBM- a great place to succeed."

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    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Reasonable pay, good progression and excellent work environment. If you are willing to travel, learn on the job and put in the extra hours then this is the place for you.

    Cons

    Ibm is a consultancy firm that will sell your skills to the highest bidder without consideration of your location and home commitments. This provides a wealth of opportunities but if you are in a family first stage of your life, then this will cause conflict.


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