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IBM Shanghai Reviews

Updated December 19, 2017
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  1. "Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable for the job and hiring

    Cons

    Low payment and low increase on salary


  2. "Work life balanced Company"

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    Current Employee - FED in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - FED in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Top-notch working device. work life balance

    Cons

    really slow growth, the china police is getting worse, I dont like it.

  3. "short review for IBM china"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    low workload
    work life balance

    Cons

    little career opportunities
    hard to get promotion


  4. "System Service Rep."

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    Former Employee - Systems Service Representative in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Systems Service Representative in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    working with open minded staff

    Cons

    the working load is a little bit heavy

    Advice to Management

    really good experience in management learning


  5. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent work-life balance. People there are very nice.

    Cons

    The tech stack they used was old, at least for my team. The workload is too little. Not many things to learn from the job.


  6. "senior"

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    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Pudong, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Pudong, Shanghai (China)

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

    Pros

    standardized process during the work

    Cons

    lower payment among the industry

    Advice to Management

    keep on going


  7. "A great company that moves a bit slow"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pudong, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pudong, Shanghai (China)

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

    Pros

    Working time is very flexible and work from home is allowed. People are very nice and talented.

    Cons

    Salary is not that competitive

    Advice to Management

    Do not only focus on that hot trend project but also the traditional ones.

  8. "Transitioning"

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    Current Employee - FP&A Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - FP&A Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work time. Good work/life balance. Good training opportunities.

    Cons

    Transitioning not fast enough. Cost control and letting go good employees


  9. "Good place overall, no matter what personality you have."

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Staff Member in Pudong, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Staff Member in Pudong, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for people like taking challenges all the time. Also good for people don't like challenges at all.

    Cons

    It's a big, really big, company. Expect all sorts of difficulty come with big company.


  10. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

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

    Pros

    Work/life balance is good and careers progressing is excellent

    Cons

    Depends on the projects you are working with


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