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Updated November 13, 2018
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  • "At times difficult work life balance" (in 1059 reviews)

  • "Low salary increments since last 2 years" (in 500 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was great to work at IBM.
    Lot of exposure and opportunities.
    Amazing work-life balance

    Cons

    There were no cons as such


  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Programmer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Programmer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good life / work balance
    Good management
    Parking was easy

    Cons

    Co-workers could be hard to get along with while working on projects.

    Advice to Management

    Crack the whip

  3. "Best company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Best company to work with

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    -


  4. "Amazing place to work"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Lon, NM
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Lon, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food such as rice and curry

    Cons

    Parking spots impossible to find


  5. "Great place to work, excellent opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in East Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Project Manager in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, work from home 2 days a week

    Cons

    Worked late hours, traveled part time.

    Advice to Management

    Make environment more pisitive


  6. "Very good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary, good working environment, good food.

    Cons

    Not much vacation and no promotion space.


  7. "Service Delivery Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance...
    Work From Home options

    Cons

    Poor appraisal system
    Recognitions
    Bonus structure

    Advice to Management

    Encourage the good work to extract more out of the willingness

  8. "IBM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Armonk, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Armonk, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A very good place to work which gives it's employees an opportunity to come up with innovative ideas and encourages them by implementing their ideas giving them a confidence to go for further developments. Also provides lots of learning by providing various learning recommendations and resources as well.

    Cons

    Generic cons like other companies.


  9. "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Innovation, opportunities to work on diverse projects.

    Cons

    Large company, bureaucracy, technical debt


  10. "Support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM part-time

    Pros

    Big company with big expectations and great work environment.

    Cons

    Training could use a bit more work but it’s great.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to incentivize your employees


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