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Updated January 15, 2018
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  1. "NA"

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    Current Employee - Channel Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Channel Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great environment
    Good teamwork
    Career development
    Flexible hours
    Medical benefit

    Cons

    Compensation not that great
    Process can be painful
    Lack of support from offering team

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "Wild ride, full of bureaucracy and old school management. Your career pretty much dependant on your manager."

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    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance. Most of the account, commercial or internal do not have strict timeline, as long you can handle your customer's escalation.

    Cons

    Increment is not on yearly basis. You have to write your checkpoints extensively so your manager can back you up during performance review.

    Advice to Management

    Explore local talents rather than depending from other delivery centers

  3. "Work as Contractor"

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    Current Contractor - IT Helpdesk Technician in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Contractor - IT Helpdesk Technician in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment and friendly

    Cons

    Chance for contractor is so rare.

    Advice to Management

    Need to give more chance to contractor as we also did for IBM as a regular did for IBM too.


  4. "Good Working Environment"

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    Current Employee - STS in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - STS in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Good Working Environment
    - Generally Flexi in working arrangement
    - A wide range of learning materials & development

    Cons

    - Salary rise is minimal if you don't increase in band
    - Stressful workload


  5. "intern kerteh"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Intern in Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia)

    I worked at IBM (More than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance, friendly staff

    Cons

    no ot, low salary, management

    Advice to Management

    got ot


  6. "High entrance salary but low and slow increment"

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    Current Employee - Junior Accounting Analyst in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Junior Accounting Analyst in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexibility working hours, transparency, good culture and teammates

    Cons

    Low increments, benefits, high workloads, demotivate

    Advice to Management

    Keep the benefits and salary up to date with changing environment


  7. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place for new hire, young group of employee

    Cons

    Low Salary and very little bonus

  8. "Great Work Life Balance"

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    Former Employee - IT Advisory in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - IT Advisory in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance
    Flexibility
    Health Benefit

    Cons

    Salary increment
    Management
    Project Planning
    Billable Hours

    Advice to Management

    Don't keep throwing staff to projects without proper training and planning


  9. "Provide on going learning opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work at, have ongoing learning & career progression opportunities

    Cons

    Benefits & budget cutting down, limits internal learning to new in house products


  10. "Suitable place for working moms"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility.flexibility.flexibility. Great company to work. Freedom in choosing your career path.

    Cons

    Low pay. Too frequent changes with bad implementations. It is getting worse everyday


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