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IBM Mumbai Reviews

Updated November 22, 2017
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  • You have to manage your work life balance or you'll end up doing the work of 2 or more people (in 929 reviews)

  • Long hours like everwhere elses (in 442 reviews)

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  1. "A Proud IBMer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Unlimited implicit empowerment
    - Work independently
    - Own you career
    - Work in any industry and any Sector without having the change your job
    - Unlimited growth, lot of scope to GROW your career, no glass ceilings
    - Technical depth for multiple, virtually all technical products and services

    Cons

    You will have to retire in IBM !!

    Advice to Management

    I expand IBM as I Believe in Myself.
    IBM allows you to choose a career of your choice and supports you in whatever career and whatever goal you set for yourself on your career journey.
    IBM allows you to work in multiple industries and sector's without having to change you job.
    IBM provides unlimited opportunities of growth in any technical expertise area that you choose.


  2. "Definitely a company to plan long career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent opportunity to grow by way of assuming autonomy and self learning. The job skill development can groom multi-dimensional career.

    Cons

    A bit process oriented , sometimes real-world demand ( deadlines) and processes lock horns

    Advice to Management

    Active mentoring is needed to enable steering through career plans

  3. "Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative company and has brand name.

    Cons

    Packages are less, need to modify this structure.


  4. "Project/Manager Based company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at IBM (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Depends upon project in which you are working.

    Cons

    Less Pay.
    Poor work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Hire technical Managers


  5. "The worst company I have ever worked with. Horrible manager and whole management. No help from HR also."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is no pros at all which I found in my 1 year of career in IBM.

    Cons

    1) every sat and sun working from last 10 months.
    2) manager force even female employees to stretch till late.
    3) unprofessional attitude of managers.

    Advice to Management

    Pls have some humanity and professionalism attitude


  6. "Advisory System Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Systems Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Advisory Systems Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    best worklife balance and management

    Cons

    Will get used to it

    Advice to Management

    job well done


  7. "Best work life balance"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Advisory Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Advisory Consultant in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    good work life balance
    flexibility at work
    good job roles

    Cons

    salary compromise
    increments and variable pay very limited

  8. "System Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inventory Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Inventory Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for Learn new technology

    Cons

    No any down in the organization

    Advice to Management

    No Advise to management because good management


  9. Helpful (1)

    "IBM Mumbai"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worklife balance
    work from home
    no swipe-in swipe-outs
    unlimited sick leaves

    Cons

    Less hike
    Process based. So much time is wasted in following business processses.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Transforming Oneself"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Advisory Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have been working with IBM for the past two years and I had one of the best experiences of my professional career to date.
    1. Freedom to learn the latest technology
    2. Work with like-minded people who encourage you for everything
    3. Work-life balance
    4. Recognition if someone is delivering more than 100%

    Cons

    The fear of getting lost in the ocean of people, projects, and technology

    Advice to Management

    Try to identify people who want to deliver more than 100% and give them more responsibility to thrive


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